Agency Report

Headquarters (NASA)


Best Places to Work Rank

  48  
of 320 Agency Subcomponents

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2015 Index Score
71.4
Change from 2014
0.8 

Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Index Score: 76.1)
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
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 48 of 320 0.8  71.4 70.6 67.8 70.0 66.2 68.5 62.1 57.6 58.6 65.4
Category Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 35 of 318 -0.5  65.4 65.9 63.4 64.1 60.3 63.1 59.2 53.4 54.6 58.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 19 of 318 -0.1  62.4 62.5 59.3 60.7 57.2 57.3 54.5 52.1 49.6 57.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 53 of 318 -2.0  62.3 64.3 61.8 62.3 58.9 60.9 54.6 46.9 45.3 52.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 31 of 318 -1.5  62.2 63.7 60.7 59.8 56.9 61.0 55.8 47.4 49.3 52.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 67 of 318 0.9  71.6 70.7 68.8 71.0 66.0 69.1 67.3 63.3 67.1 67.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 73 of 319 -0.2  79.0 79.2 78.3 79.2 76.8 78.5 75.7 75.4 73.8 79.7
Pay 39 of 319 2.0  68.9 66.9 63.4 66.6 67.9 74.6 69.7 70.1
Strategic Management 36 of 319 -0.8  64.5 65.3 62.8 62.5 60.7 62.8 60.8 56.5 60.8 62.8
Teamwork 62 of 319 -0.1  72.8 72.9 70.8 72.3 68.4 67.7 73.1 71.4 72.8 69.9
Innovation 21 of 318 -2.0  73.0 75.0 72.5 73.9 69.1 72.4
Training and Development 46 of 319 1.0  68.7 67.7 63.0 65.4 62.3 68.6 65.0 61.0 62.1 64.1
Work–Life Balance 32 of 319 1.9  70.9 69.0 64.6 68.1 64.5 65.9 63.4 62.0 64.4 66.5
Support for Diversity 39 of 319 -1.7  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 34 of 318 -0.8  55.9 56.7 54.2 56.9 53.2 56.5 54.6 51.0 53.8 52.6
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 66 of 304 -3.4  69.9 73.3 68.8 72.3 70.1 69.9 61.5
Male 29 of 305 4.3  77.3 73.0 72.0 73.9 68.8 71.2 62.5
40 and over 44 of 318 1.2  71.4 70.2 71.2 74.2 69.7 72.1 63.1
Under 40 49 of 228 -1.5  71.1 72.6 68.9 68.9 70.5 62.3 56.2
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 13 of 100 -2.7  77.2 79.9 77.8
Black or African-American 57 of 206 -6.6  67.0 73.6 68.5 68.0 68.8 65.4 56.7
Hispanic or Latino 21 of 136 -0.5  72.0 72.5 71.2 63.9 67.8 72.3
Multi-racial 0.0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 25 of 300 3.5  78.8 75.3 72.0 75.7 71.0 72.1 65.1
Employees with Disabilities 12 of 175 5.5  71.4 65.9 67.9 66.2
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 3 of 40 3.4  97.9 94.5 89.8 90.4
Veterans 23 of 220 -0.1  76.3 76.4 70.6 73.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2014‑15)
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 7 of 60 0.0  73.9
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 28 of 59 0.0  61.8
IT Specialist 17 of 100 0.0  67.7
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 (2014)
55 ( 3.9% )

Average joined (2009-2014)
81

Workforce with less than three years of service
3.8%

Employees left (2014)
93 ( 6.6% )

Average left (2009-2014)
109


Gender Demographics

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