Agency Report

Headquarters (NASA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  14  

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 14 of 150 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 6  of 147 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 6  of 147 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 15  of 147 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 4  of 147 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 12  of 147 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 12  of 149 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 7  of 149 3.3  76.3 73.0 68.9 66.9 63.4 66.6 67.9 74.6 69.7 70.1
Strategic Management 7  of 148 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 14  of 148 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 6  of 148 2.4  80.0 77.6 73.0 75.0 72.5 73.9 69.1 72.4
Training and Development 15  of 149 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 16  of 148 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 9  of 148 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 9  of 147 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