Agency Report

Air Force Elements - U.S. Special Operations Command

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  148  

2018 Engagement Score
68.0

Change from 2017
1.7 


Parent Agency
Department of the Air Force (Engagement Score: 60.4)
Mission
To provide Air Force Special Operations Forces for worldwide deployment and assignment to regional unified commands.
Website
http://www.socom.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 148 of 415 1.7  68.0 66.3 77.6 73.5 56.5 61.8 67.3
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 141  of 408 1.0  62.3 61.3 61.6 65.7 53.9 54.9 61.5
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 127  of 408 -1.7  56.6 58.3 54.5 58.3 45.8 42.0 53.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 135  of 408 4.7  62.2 57.5 63.7 64.5 51.4 54.8 64.4
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 106  of 408 -2.5  58.6 61.1 60.9 63.1 54.0 52.0 58.9
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 271  of 408 4.1  68.9 64.8 64.8 72.7 59.2 64.4 66.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 245  of 410 -0.8  77.8 78.6 80.3 81.0 68.5 77.1 77.3
Pay 161  of 410 0.3  66.8 66.5 73.8 71.5 58.8 54.1 62.8
Strategic Management 165  of 409 8.5  61.5 53.0 61.9 63.4 56.4 51.3 61.7
Teamwork 206  of 409 1.6  70.8 69.2 72.3 71.2 66.7 65.6 70.9
Innovation 152  of 409 1.4  68.4 67.0 68.2 71.4 65.8 68.9 68.2
Training and Development 145  of 410 6.1  65.5 59.4 69.8 63.6 49.8 52.5 61.0
Work–Life Balance 108  of 409 -1.6  69.0 70.6 66.8 67.5 60.2 64.5 67.7
Support for Diversity 264  of 409 1.4  59.5 58.1 54.5 59.1 49.2 53.7 61.1
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 245  of 408 -1.9  48.3 50.2 54.1 50.6 44.0 43.2 46.9
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)
78 ( 7.7% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
50

Workforce with less than three years of service
8.2%

Employees left (2017)
61 ( 6.0% )

Average left (2013-2017)
64


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