Agency Report

Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  5  

2017 Index Score
81.9

Change from 2016
1.7 


Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Index Score: 80.9)
Mission
To develop transportation systems, conduct microgravity research and develop optics manufacturing technology.
Website
http://www.msfc.nasa.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 5 of 150 1.7  81.9 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
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 2  of 147 2.2  76.8 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 3  of 147 3.4  72.7 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 1  of 147 2.3  77.2 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 2  of 147 1.8  72.2 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 6  of 147 1.8  83.1 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 5  of 149 1.8  85.7 83.9 82.8 81.4 81.2 80.5 79.1 79.9 81.5 82.2 79.9 83.9
Pay 9  of 149 2.2  76.2 74.0 73.1 69.9 65.9 68.6 70.2 74.7 73.7 73.4
Strategic Management 9  of 148 1.9  69.8 67.9 67.7 66.3 67.5 64.2 62.3 66.2 70.2 59.8 61.7 66.3
Teamwork 7  of 148 0.6  82.3 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 148 1.6  81.3 79.7 80.0 77.4 77.3 75.0 74.1 76.6
Training and Development 2  of 149 2.0  83.7 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 4  of 148 1.5  76.9 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 148 1.7  78.1 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 5  of 147 1.4  66.3 64.9 65.5 61.6 62.2 61.3 60.3 62.8 61.0 58.2 60.5 58.1
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)
76 ( 3.3% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
66

Workforce with less than three years of service
3.9%

Employees left (2016)
102 ( 4.5% )

Average left (2010-2016)
111


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