Agency Report

Langley Research Center (NASA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  9  

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 9 of 150 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 7  of 147 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 7  of 147 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 5  of 147 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 15  of 147 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 8  of 147 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 6  of 149 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 41  of 149 -2.6  68.9 71.5 68.5 69.4 70.0 71.3 72.7 71.8 73.9 68.9
Strategic Management 23  of 148 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 11  of 148 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 4  of 148 1.8  82.2 80.4 79.2 77.2 76.3 76.5 76.4 74.6
Training and Development 6  of 149 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 24  of 148 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 10  of 148 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 7  of 147 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