Agency Report

Armstrong Flight Research Center (NASA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  25  

2017 Index Score
80.5

Change from 2016
3.0 


Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Index Score: 80.9)
Mission
To advance technology and science through flight.
Website
https://www.nasa.gov/centers/armstrong/home/index.html

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 25 of 339 3.0  80.5 77.5 74.2 71.9 71.6 67.2 73.2 75.9 70.7 68.7 60.7
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 22  of 336 4.3  71.8 67.5 64.9 65.5 64.5 59.5 64.0 67.2 61.4 59.6 52.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 32  of 336 2.0  64.8 62.8 59.0 61.1 57.5 50.4 56.5 61.9 57.0 57.7 49.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 13  of 336 4.5  73.1 68.6 66.3 68.4 65.6 65.1 67.0 65.6 57.5 55.5 52.2
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 37  of 336 6.1  65.7 59.6 54.1 55.8 58.7 53.5 61.1 64.6 55.0 50.4 41.4
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 26  of 336 3.6  80.7 77.1 78.1 76.0 73.2 67.4 69.2 73.3 72.1 71.8 66.4
Employee Skills–Mission Match 62  of 338 1.9  82.0 80.1 80.2 79.7 78.1 77.9 80.4 80.1 79.2 77.9 72.8
Pay 161  of 338 -0.8  66.2 67.0 66.6 65.7 63.1 63.3 67.1 73.8 70.8 69.8
Strategic Management 81  of 337 2.9  63.8 60.9 59.9 58.1 58.8 53.2 58.8 63.4 60.0 55.3 47.8
Teamwork 39  of 337 2.1  79.3 77.2 75.0 74.5 72.1 71.3 71.2 73.8 81.2 78.4 72.6
Innovation 11  of 337 4.6  79.8 75.2 74.6 73.7 72.2 70.3 73.5 74.3
Training and Development 32  of 338 3.2  75.3 72.1 70.0 68.3 65.6 63.3 67.2 69.7 67.7 70.8 66.4
Work–Life Balance 103  of 337 3.6  68.2 64.6 62.3 61.3 58.8 55.5 56.8 55.5 53.7 62.5 60.5
Support for Diversity 45  of 337 1.5  71.1 69.6 66.7 68.3 67.0 60.6 65.9 67.9 66.7 65.8 63.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 31  of 336 2.4  62.6 60.2 57.0 56.6 54.5 52.2 56.9 57.6 56.5 54.6 48.4
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)
49 ( 9.2% )

Average joined (2010-2016)

Workforce with less than three years of service
11.5%

Employees left (2016)
39 ( 7.4% )

Average left (2010-2016)


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics