Agency Report

Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 305 Agency Subcomponents

  11  

2016 Index Score
80.2

Change from 2015
0.7 


Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Index Score: 78.6)
Mission
To develop transportation systems, conduct microgravity research and develop optics manufacturing technology.
Website
http://www.msfc.nasa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 11 of 305 0.7  80.2 79.5 78.0 77.0 74.8 71.6 74.6 75.7 74.9 72.2 75.2
Category Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 3 of 303 0.4  74.6 74.2 71.8 73.8 70.9 68.6 70.9 70.0 67.0 66.1 66.7
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 6 of 303 0.3  69.3 69.0 66.8 67.2 63.4 60.7 63.1 66.1 63.0 62.4 62.7
Effective Leadership: Fairness 4 of 303 1.7  74.9 73.2 71.9 74.6 70.9 69.7 69.8 66.5 64.3 65.3 63.7
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 6 of 303 0.7  70.4 69.7 66.9 71.0 68.1 63.1 68.0 65.9 60.5 58.1 63.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 8 of 303 -0.6  81.3 81.9 79.0 79.5 77.4 77.5 78.3 77.8 76.7 76.2 73.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 13 of 304 1.1  83.9 82.8 81.4 81.2 80.5 79.1 79.9 81.5 82.2 79.9 83.9
Pay 23 of 304 0.9  74.0 73.1 69.9 65.9 68.6 70.2 74.7 73.7 73.4
Strategic Management 35 of 304 0.2  67.9 67.7 66.3 67.5 64.2 62.3 66.2 70.2 59.8 61.7 66.3
Teamwork 10 of 304 0.2  81.7 81.5 80.5 81.8 79.6 76.6 78.3 83.1 82.8 80.5 80.7
Innovation 5 of 304 -0.3  79.7 80.0 77.4 77.3 75.0 74.1 76.6
Training and Development 2 of 304 0.1  81.7 81.6 78.8 78.0 76.6 78.3 80.0 79.0 76.1 76.9 74.3
Work–Life Balance 18 of 304 -1.3  75.4 76.7 76.1 74.9 72.4 71.2 73.0 77.3 72.1 74.5 73.8
Support for Diversity 4 of 304 -0.4  76.4 76.8 75.7 76.9 73.2 72.0 73.5 74.0 71.9 73.6 77.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 6 of 303 -0.6  64.9 65.5 61.6 62.2 61.3 60.3 62.8 61.0 58.2 60.5 58.1
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 18 of 285 -0.8  79.3 80.1 76.6 80.8 77.5 76.3 78.2 76.6
Male 15 of 294 0.6  82.5 81.9 80.8 77.6 77.2 73.9 75.0 75.2
American Indian or Native American 0.0 
Asian 15 of 111 0.0  80.1 75.5
Black or African-American 9 of 225 -1.8  81.3 83.1 78.4 82.1 76.4 71.5 69.2 72.7
Hispanic or Latino 34 of 149 -7.2  72.5 79.7 80.3 84.9 72.2 86.6
Multi-racial 7 of 99 0.1  71.2 71.1 74.1 75.1 79.0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0 
White 19 of 299 0.4  82.4 82.0 80.1 78.8 77.8 75.3 77.2 77.2
Employees with Disabilities 5 of 194 -5.3  76.4 81.7 76.9 73.3 71.5
LGBT 0.0 
Senior Executive Service (SES) 9 of 37 -3.7  93.7 97.4 94.3 92.0
Veterans 11 of 230 0.5  80.8 80.3 76.6 74.1 73.7
Demographic Rank Change
(2015‑16)
2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Auditor 0.0 
Contract Specialist 3 of 58 1.5  78.5 77.0
Economist 0.0 
HR Specialist 0.0  83.0
IT Specialist 18 of 103 -7.9  68.5 76.4
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 (2015)
35 ( 1.5% )

Average joined (2010-2015)
53

Workforce with less than three years of service
3.3%

Employees left (2015)
120 ( 5.2% )

Average left (2010-2015)
100


Gender Demographics


Race/Ethnicity Demographics