Agency Report

Headquarters (NASA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  35  

2017 Index Score
78.4

Change from 2016
3.0 


Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Index Score: 80.9)
Mission
To provide overall guidance and direction to the agency under the leadership of the administrator.
Website
http://www.hq.nasa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 35 of 339 3.0  78.4 75.4 71.4 70.6 67.8 70.0 66.2 68.5 62.1 57.6 58.6 65.4
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 15  of 336 2.9  73.5 70.6 65.4 65.9 63.4 64.1 60.3 63.1 59.2 53.4 54.6 58.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 14  of 336 1.9  69.3 67.4 62.4 62.5 59.3 60.7 57.2 57.3 54.5 52.1 49.6 57.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 33  of 336 1.0  69.0 68.0 62.3 64.3 61.8 62.3 58.9 60.9 54.6 46.9 45.3 52.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 13  of 336 4.0  71.6 67.6 62.2 63.7 60.7 59.8 56.9 61.0 55.8 47.4 49.3 52.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 40  of 336 3.3  79.7 76.4 71.6 70.7 68.8 71.0 66.0 69.1 67.3 63.3 67.1 67.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 23  of 338 1.5  84.3 82.8 79.0 79.2 78.3 79.2 76.8 78.5 75.7 75.4 73.8 79.7
Pay 34  of 338 3.3  76.3 73.0 68.9 66.9 63.4 66.6 67.9 74.6 69.7 70.1
Strategic Management 25  of 337 2.0  70.4 68.4 64.5 65.3 62.8 62.5 60.7 62.8 60.8 56.5 60.8 62.8
Teamwork 47  of 337 2.7  78.4 75.7 72.8 72.9 70.8 72.3 68.4 67.7 73.1 71.4 72.8 69.9
Innovation 10  of 337 2.4  80.0 77.6 73.0 75.0 72.5 73.9 69.1 72.4
Training and Development 30  of 338 2.4  75.5 73.1 68.7 67.7 63.0 65.4 62.3 68.6 65.0 61.0 62.1 64.1
Work–Life Balance 57  of 337 0.4  72.3 71.9 70.9 69.0 64.6 68.1 64.5 65.9 63.4 62.0 64.4 66.5
Support for Diversity 20  of 337 4.2  74.7 70.5 66.3 68.0 65.5 67.7 64.0 67.1 64.9 65.5 67.3 68.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 20  of 336 3.4  64.0 60.6 55.9 56.7 54.2 56.9 53.2 56.5 54.6 51.0 53.8 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 (2016)
76 ( 5.4% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
70

Workforce with less than three years of service
4.3%

Employees left (2016)
85 ( 6.0% )

Average left (2010-2016)
108


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics