Agency Report

Department of the Air Force

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 17 Large Agencies

  15  

2018 Engagement Score
60.4

Change from 2017
-0.3 


Mission
To fly, fight and win in air, space and cyberspace.
Website
http://www.af.mil/
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 15 of 17 -0.3  60.4 60.7 59.3 60.0 56.8 57.2 61.5 62.9 64.8 63.6 63.8 62.6 62.3
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 8  of 16 0.1  57.7 57.6 56.1 56.6 54.1 54.5 56.0 56.6 58.0 54.5 54.3 53.7 51.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 7  of 16 -0.3  51.5 51.8 50.1 50.1 47.4 47.3 50.4 52.2 53.9 52.1 52.4 50.7 49.6
Effective Leadership: Fairness 6  of 16 0.0  60.3 60.3 58.5 58.5 56.2 56.2 56.9 57.0 56.8 51.3 47.5 49.1 47.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 7  of 16 -0.3  51.5 51.8 50.0 50.4 47.2 48.9 50.4 50.7 52.6 49.8 49.2 49.2 46.2
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 13  of 16 0.8  65.7 64.9 64.2 65.0 63.4 62.9 64.0 64.5 66.1 62.0 63.7 62.2 59.3
Employee Skills–Mission Match 13  of 16 0.2  77.0 76.8 75.5 75.9 73.7 74.3 77.9 78.2 79.1 78.7 78.5 78.7 79.4
Pay 13  of 16 -0.3  58.2 58.5 56.3 56.2 52.1 49.3 55.8 58.3 63.5 60.6 62.2
Strategic Management 14  of 16 1.4  56.4 55.0 53.8 53.9 51.1 52.3 56.0 57.1 56.5 56.5 56.9 56.5 60.4
Teamwork 10  of 16 0.0  67.3 67.3 65.8 66.5 65.2 65.5 66.5 67.0 67.1 71.8 71.7 72.0 69.1
Innovation 4  of 16 0.3  65.8 65.5 63.7 64.2 61.8 61.2 64.5 65.1 66.1
Training and Development 8  of 16 0.0  61.6 61.6 59.7 60.0 56.3 56.9 62.3 62.0 62.9 63.1 62.3 63.1 59.4
Work–Life Balance 9  of 16 0.0  62.4 62.4 61.1 61.4 59.7 59.1 61.7 59.6 61.2 63.6 64.1 64.9 67.9
Support for Diversity 13  of 16 -0.6  58.4 59.0 57.1 57.5 55.0 53.6 55.4 56.3 56.9 58.9 57.4 56.4 58.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 12  of 16 0.0  46.8 46.8 45.1 45.7 42.7 41.3 44.7 46.0 47.3 45.1 46.8 44.2 45.1
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 (2017)
10,163 ( 6.5% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
10,648

Workforce with less than three years of service
16.7%

Employees left (2017)
12,636 ( 8.0% )

Average left (2013-2017)
13,022


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics