Agency Report

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 18 Large Agencies

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2017 Index Score
80.9

Change from 2016
2.3 


Mission
To reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind.
Website
http://www.nasa.gov
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SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 1 of 18 2.3  80.9 78.6 76.1 74.6 74.0 72.8 72.5 74.2 71.7 69.7 69.9 71.6
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 1  of 18 2.2  74.7 72.5 70.4 69.2 69.4 68.1 67.0 67.7 65.1 63.6 63.4 62.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 1  of 18 2.4  70.5 68.1 65.6 64.0 63.0 62.2 61.0 62.6 62.0 60.6 60.1 60.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 1  of 18 1.6  74.7 73.1 70.4 69.6 69.1 67.9 66.9 67.2 62.0 60.1 61.5 60.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 1  of 18 2.4  69.0 66.6 64.1 63.3 65.1 63.0 62.3 63.1 59.7 56.9 55.2 56.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 1  of 18 2.3  82.6 80.3 79.0 77.6 76.9 76.1 74.8 75.2 73.8 73.6 74.3 70.3
Employee Skills–Mission Match 1  of 18 1.7  85.4 83.7 82.3 81.2 80.6 80.7 80.0 80.7 80.8 80.4 79.2 81.8
Pay 1  of 18 1.1  71.5 70.4 67.5 66.2 63.6 67.0 70.7 74.7 71.8 71.6
Strategic Management 1  of 18 2.1  68.3 66.2 63.6 63.4 63.6 62.4 62.1 63.5 62.8 59.0 59.8 62.8
Teamwork 1  of 18 1.2  81.0 79.8 78.3 77.9 77.7 77.3 75.2 75.9 80.0 78.2 78.6 75.8
Innovation 1  of 18 1.9  81.5 79.6 78.2 76.7 76.0 76.5 75.0 75.9
Training and Development 1  of 18 2.2  80.1 77.9 75.9 73.5 71.7 72.4 72.2 73.9 72.8 70.5 72.0 70.0
Work–Life Balance 1  of 18 1.9  73.1 71.2 70.5 69.7 68.2 68.4 66.4 67.2 67.3 66.4 67.2 70.3
Support for Diversity 1  of 18 2.6  77.2 74.6 73.1 73.0 72.5 71.8 71.0 71.2 71.6 70.3 72.3 72.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 1  of 18 2.3  66.4 64.1 62.0 59.4 58.9 59.8 59.4 60.6 59.7 57.7 58.0 56.5
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 (2016)
820 ( 4.8% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
605

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.5%

Employees left (2016)
845 ( 5.0% )

Average left (2010-2016)
893


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics