Agency Report

Securities and Exchange Commission

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 27 Midsize Agencies

  6  

2016 Index Score
76.1

Change from 2015
7.5 


Mission
To protect investors, maintain fair, orderly and efficient markets and facilitate capital formation.
Website
http://www.sec.gov/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 6 of 27 7.5  76.1 68.6 63.6 58.7 56.0 58.3 62.0 66.2 71.9 73.1
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 11 of 25 5.2  61.5 56.3 53.1 49.8 48.7 47.7 49.2 51.2 56.2 54.2
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 10 of 25 5.4  53.8 48.4 43.0 39.2 37.9 37.7 40.7 43.9 50.5 46.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 11 of 25 4.0  57.8 53.8 51.0 49.3 48.6 50.3 49.9 47.5 48.6 46.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 10 of 25 5.3  56.8 51.5 47.7 42.8 41.4 39.9 43.3 48.4 54.6 53.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 11 of 25 5.6  72.0 66.4 64.7 62.4 61.5 59.1 59.0 59.4 64.3 63.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 8 of 25 2.9  80.3 77.4 76.7 75.1 75.0 74.1 73.6 76.2 79.1 79.3
Pay 2 of 25 11.4  73.1 61.7 59.8 54.1 54.9 57.8 70.1 66.7 70.5
Strategic Management 7 of 25 4.2  65.0 60.8 57.6 55.8 52.9 47.9 53.1 60.4 62.8 64.3
Teamwork 11 of 25 3.8  71.2 67.4 66.6 64.1 63.4 59.7 60.6 68.5 71.5 71.0
Innovation 8 of 25 5.0  66.3 61.3 60.1 57.4 55.9 52.9 54.1
Training and Development 4 of 25 3.8  68.8 65.0 61.6 57.6 55.0 49.5 49.6 56.6 59.6 58.9
Work–Life Balance 4 of 25 4.4  72.4 68.0 64.8 61.9 58.3 55.7 61.9 70.0 72.1 71.2
Support for Diversity 14 of 26 2.2  61.0 58.8 56.1 51.5 50.3 49.7 52.7 58.5 60.6 57.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 11 of 25 5.3  50.0 44.7 40.8 36.7 35.4 32.1 39.0 41.7 48.1 46.9
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 3 of 20 11.4  76.8 65.4 65.1 60.1 56.8 61.4 61.7 63.1
Male 3 of 20 5.8  79.3 73.5 67.0 61.1 59.9 59.2 65.6 69.2
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 3 of 19 4.3  80.1 75.8 63.3 56.7 58.5 63.1 62.7 70.0
Black or African-American 4 of 20 12.1  75.1 63.0 63.9 55.2 51.2 60.7 61.0 60.1
Hispanic or Latino 2 of 20 2.9  79.2 76.3 61.4 58.3 60.5 58.6 63.2 71.1
Multi-racial 2 of 13 21.9  69.5 47.6 55.9 56.0 58.7 55.6 50.0 46.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 3 of 20 7.2  79.7 72.5 68.4 63.2 60.6 60.3 65.6 68.7
Employees with Disabilities 2 of 20 16.3  68.7 52.4 57.3 45.1 45.0
LGBT 4 of 15 8.8  76.6 67.8
Senior Executive Service (SES) 5 of 12 -5.4  90.1 95.5 84.9 87.2 91.6
Veterans 5 of 20 3.3  71.8 68.5 65.0 56.7 50.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 1 of 8 6.9  75.1 68.2
Economist 3 of 8 0.0  74.3
HR Specialist 2 of 9 10.4  67.5 57.1
IT Specialist 6 of 16 -5.0  63.1 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 (2015)
398 ( 9.5% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
317

Workforce with less than three years of service
16.5%

Employees left (2015)
219 ( 5.2% )

Average left (2010-2015)
216


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics