Agency Report

Langley Research Center (NASA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  26  

2017 Index Score
80.4

Change from 2016
2.3 


Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Index Score: 80.9)
Mission
To provide game-changing innovations to enable NASA to make significant contributions to the nation.
Website
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/langley/home/index.html#.UknVF3_5kyY

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 26 of 339 2.3  80.4 78.1 77.0 75.1 76.1 73.5 75.9 73.1 69.6 64.0 63.1 69.6
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 19  of 336 1.6  72.1 70.5 69.3 68.6 69.3 68.5 67.1 65.2 63.2 59.6 58.5 60.0
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 17  of 336 2.6  68.8 66.2 65.1 62.5 63.1 61.7 61.0 59.5 60.0 56.5 54.5 56.5
Effective Leadership: Fairness 10  of 336 0.6  74.1 73.5 71.0 69.6 68.1 67.5 65.8 65.0 60.4 57.0 59.3 59.2
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 59  of 336 1.2  63.2 62.0 62.1 62.5 64.7 64.3 64.1 61.8 58.6 49.8 47.1 52.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 21  of 336 2.0  81.7 79.7 77.8 77.2 77.6 76.6 74.0 71.5 70.7 72.2 71.4 70.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 15  of 338 2.5  85.4 82.9 82.6 80.7 81.0 80.5 80.5 78.8 79.5 77.2 75.7 80.1
Pay 110  of 338 -2.6  68.9 71.5 68.5 69.4 70.0 71.3 72.7 71.8 73.9 68.9
Strategic Management 66  of 337 1.8  64.9 63.1 61.1 62.4 61.6 58.5 59.7 58.1 57.4 48.3 50.8 57.8
Teamwork 35  of 337 1.7  79.7 78.0 78.1 76.5 76.6 77.3 75.9 74.9 75.8 75.7 74.1 75.2
Innovation 5  of 337 1.8  82.2 80.4 79.2 77.2 76.3 76.5 76.4 74.6
Training and Development 12  of 338 2.2  80.3 78.1 76.8 73.3 71.4 71.9 71.4 71.8 70.0 64.7 64.8 69.4
Work–Life Balance 81  of 337 1.4  70.2 68.8 68.5 68.3 67.2 67.0 63.3 63.1 60.4 58.0 61.5 66.5
Support for Diversity 22  of 337 3.1  74.4 71.3 70.4 71.0 68.8 67.8 68.2 65.4 66.3 63.6 66.5 69.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 13  of 336 2.2  65.4 63.2 61.0 59.2 60.0 60.0 60.1 57.1 56.1 53.8 55.9 59.7
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 (2016)
36 ( 2.1% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
45

Workforce with less than three years of service
6.3%

Employees left (2016)
102 ( 5.9% )

Average left (2010-2016)
86


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics