Agency Report

Langley Research Center (NASA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  21  

2016 Index Score
78.1

Change from 2015
1.1 


Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Index Score: 78.6)
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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 21 of 305 1.1  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
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 16 of 303 1.2  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 14 of 303 1.1  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 5 of 303 2.5  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 33 of 303 -0.1  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 13 of 303 1.9  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 19 of 304 0.3  82.9 82.6 80.7 81.0 80.5 80.5 78.8 79.5 77.2 75.7 80.1
Pay 42 of 304 3.0  71.5 68.5 69.4 70.0 71.3 72.7 71.8 73.9 68.9
Strategic Management 61 of 304 2.0  63.1 61.1 62.4 61.6 58.5 59.7 58.1 57.4 48.3 50.8 57.8
Teamwork 27 of 304 -0.1  78.0 78.1 76.5 76.6 77.3 75.9 74.9 75.8 75.7 74.1 75.2
Innovation 4 of 304 1.2  80.4 79.2 77.2 76.3 76.5 76.4 74.6
Training and Development 11 of 304 1.3  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 63 of 304 0.3  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 304 0.9  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 10 of 303 2.2  63.2 61.0 59.2 60.0 60.0 60.1 57.1 56.1 53.8 55.9 59.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 12 of 285 2.2  81.0 78.8 79.5 80.5 79.1 80.7 75.7 74.5
Male 29 of 294 1.6  79.8 78.2 75.8 76.5 74.6 76.2 74.2 67.4
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 35 of 111 -17.4  75.7 93.1 90.2 89.3 82.3 94.0 86.7
Black or African-American 4 of 225 1.9  84.4 82.5 80.9 79.8 79.6 73.2 73.7 83.9
Hispanic or Latino 1 of 149 6.1  88.2 82.1 86.8 77.2 79.0
Multi-racial -72.0  72.0 74.1 72.6
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 31 of 299 2.8  80.3 77.5 75.8 78.4 76.1 78.2 75.6 68.6
Employees with Disabilities 4 of 194 -0.8  76.5 77.3 77.4 64.9 66.1
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 0.0 
Veterans 16 of 230 2.2  79.4 77.2 76.1 77.2 72.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 0.0  92.1
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0 
IT Specialist 0.0 
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 (2015)
38 ( 2.1% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
39

Workforce with less than three years of service
7.0%

Employees left (2015)
78 ( 4.4% )

Average left (2010-2015)
73


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics