Agency Report

U.S. Special Operations Command

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  33  

2018 Engagement Score
79.9

Change from 2017
4.4 


Parent Agency
Department of the Army (Engagement Score: 62.4)
Mission
To organize, train, educate, man, equip, fund, administer, mobilize, deploy and sustain Army special operations forces to successfully conduct worldwide special operations across the range of military operations in support of regional combatant commanders, American ambassadors and other agencies as directed.
Website
http://www.soc.mil/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 33 of 415 4.4  79.9 75.5 77.2 76.1 72.0 65.0 68.3 70.9 70.9
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 22  of 408 4.3  73.4 69.1 69.1 68.1 63.1 58.6 60.7 61.6 62.9
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 14  of 408 6.4  70.1 63.7 62.4 63.7 58.3 50.8 56.1 54.4 57.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 21  of 408 5.6  72.1 66.5 70.8 65.4 62.8 56.3 60.8 58.7 63.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 20  of 408 4.1  71.2 67.1 67.6 66.1 60.6 56.2 57.7 60.4 60.5
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 76  of 408 2.6  77.8 75.2 73.0 73.5 68.2 66.0 66.0 67.8 67.7
Employee Skills–Mission Match 27  of 410 3.5  85.0 81.5 84.1 84.4 81.6 78.3 81.8 79.4 81.4
Pay 85  of 410 2.4  71.0 68.6 65.9 66.1 59.2 52.7 60.6 58.9 63.9
Strategic Management 34  of 409 4.7  72.0 67.3 66.1 67.7 62.3 60.1 61.2 59.8 62.6
Teamwork 43  of 409 4.1  80.0 75.9 75.0 73.3 74.6 71.3 69.9 67.7 69.2
Innovation 28  of 409 3.6  76.5 72.9 75.9 74.3 68.4 65.7 70.7 68.8 71.4
Training and Development 48  of 410 4.9  74.4 69.5 72.6 71.1 65.4 58.1 65.0 61.4 65.2
Work–Life Balance 38  of 409 2.9  75.3 72.4 70.1 73.4 65.5 62.4 67.2 67.7 70.2
Support for Diversity 44  of 409 1.6  71.5 69.9 71.9 67.2 70.2 57.6 60.9 62.2 63.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 59  of 408 3.5  59.5 56.0 57.5 56.5 51.1 46.6 51.8 49.6 52.6
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)
90 ( 5.6% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
77

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.1%

Employees left (2017)
133 ( 8.3% )

Average left (2013-2017)
111


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics