Agency Report

Securities and Exchange Commission


Best Places to Work Rank

  10  
of 24 Mid-size Agencies

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2015 Index Score
68.6
Change from 2014
5.0 

Mission
To protect investors, maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets and facilitate capital formation.
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For the first time since we launched the Best Places to Work rankings, we have grouped 75 federal organizations into six mission areas. See how the Securities and Exchange Commission compares to other organizations responsible for financial regulation.
Website
http://www.sec.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 10 of 24 5.0  68.6 63.6 58.7 56.0 58.3 62.0 66.2 71.9 73.1
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 12 of 22 3.2  56.3 53.1 49.8 48.7 47.7 49.2 51.2 56.2 54.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 11 of 22 5.4  48.4 43.0 39.2 37.9 37.7 40.7 43.9 50.5 46.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 12 of 22 2.8  53.8 51.0 49.3 48.6 50.3 49.9 47.5 48.6 46.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 8 of 22 3.8  51.5 47.7 42.8 41.4 39.9 43.3 48.4 54.6 53.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 15 of 22 1.7  66.4 64.7 62.4 61.5 59.1 59.0 59.4 64.3 63.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 12 of 22 0.7  77.4 76.7 75.1 75.0 74.1 73.6 76.2 79.1 79.3
Pay 11 of 22 1.9  61.7 59.8 54.1 54.9 57.8 70.1 66.7 70.5
Strategic Management 8 of 22 3.2  60.8 57.6 55.8 52.9 47.9 53.1 60.4 62.8 64.3
Teamwork 14 of 22 0.8  67.4 66.6 64.1 63.4 59.7 60.6 68.5 71.5 71.0
Innovation 13 of 22 1.2  61.3 60.1 57.4 55.9 52.9 54.1
Training and Development 7 of 22 3.4  65.0 61.6 57.6 55.0 49.5 49.6 56.6 59.6 58.9
Work–Life Balance 6 of 22 3.2  68.0 64.8 61.9 58.3 55.7 61.9 70.0 72.1 71.2
Support for Diversity 17 of 23 2.7  58.8 56.1 51.5 50.3 49.7 52.7 58.5 60.6 57.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 15 of 22 3.9  44.7 40.8 36.7 35.4 32.1 39.0 41.7 48.1 46.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 8 of 19 0.3  65.4 65.1 60.1 56.8 61.4 61.7 63.1
Male 5 of 19 6.5  73.5 67.0 61.1 59.9 59.2 65.6 69.2
40 and over 7 of 19 4.1  66.0 61.9 59.6 56.3 59.2 62.1 64.4
Under 40 4 of 19 7.2  75.1 67.9 64.2 63.5 62.5 67.3 69.2
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 6 of 18 12.5  75.8 63.3 56.7 58.5 63.1 62.7 70.0
Black or African-American 9 of 19 -0.9  63.0 63.9 55.2 51.2 60.7 61.0 60.1
Hispanic or Latino 3 of 17 14.9  76.3 61.4 58.3 60.5 58.6 63.2 71.1
Multi-racial 10 of 12 -8.3  47.6 55.9 56.0 58.7 55.6 50.0 46.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 6 of 19 4.1  72.5 68.4 63.2 60.6 60.3 65.6 68.7
Employees with Disabilities 13 of 19 -4.9  52.4 57.3 45.1 45.0
LGBT 4 of 13 0.0  67.8
Senior Executive Service (SES) 1 of 12 10.6  95.5 84.9 87.2 91.6
Veterans 7 of 19 3.5  68.5 65.0 56.7 50.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 1 of 7 0.0  68.2
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 6 of 9 0.0  57.1
IT Specialist 2 of 15 0.0  68.1
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Data source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Employees joined (2014)
306 ( 7.7% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
300

Workforce with less than three years of service
13.0%

Employees left (2014)
219 ( 5.5% )

Average left (2009-2014)
215


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics

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