Agency Report

Kennedy Space Center (NASA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 150 Agency Subcomponents

  10  

2017 Index Score
80.2

Change from 2016
3.7 


Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Index Score: 80.9)
Mission
To handle multiple space shuttles, military and commercial launches for missions around the Earth and beyond.
Website
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/kennedy/home/#.VGsoPjTF8jw

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 10 of 150 3.7  80.2 76.5 73.0 70.6 72.1 70.2 72.2 74.8 69.4 78.3 77.6 73.0
Category Rank Change
(2016‑17)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 3  of 147 4.5  76.4 71.9 69.7 67.9 69.8 68.6 67.7 69.4 65.1 71.4 70.4 64.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 5  of 147 3.0  69.9 66.9 62.4 60.4 62.1 60.6 61.5 65.6 64.4 71.1 69.6 60.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 3  of 147 3.3  76.5 73.2 71.0 69.8 70.3 71.2 68.0 70.0 61.8 63.9 66.8 66.0
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 1  of 147 6.5  72.9 66.4 63.6 61.2 64.6 62.7 62.9 63.2 58.8 67.7 64.2 59.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 5  of 147 3.9  83.2 79.3 79.0 77.5 78.7 77.2 75.4 77.1 73.5 79.1 78.7 71.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 7  of 149 3.1  85.3 82.2 79.9 78.6 78.0 77.4 77.1 79.8 78.5 83.7 81.5 81.8
Pay 5  of 149 1.8  76.5 74.7 71.9 72.3 69.3 73.5 76.2 78.2 75.8 77.1
Strategic Management 11  of 148 0.8  69.2 68.4 62.1 61.3 62.5 61.1 62.2 67.8 65.2 70.2 67.0 69.2
Teamwork 4  of 148 3.3  83.3 80.0 77.8 77.1 77.0 77.1 75.9 78.0 81.6 83.6 80.6 76.1
Innovation 7  of 148 3.3  79.8 76.5 74.1 73.0 73.2 74.4 72.8 75.8
Training and Development 7  of 149 4.1  80.2 76.1 72.8 70.3 69.4 68.3 68.8 73.0 72.7 77.3 78.8 73.6
Work–Life Balance 3  of 148 3.3  77.0 73.7 73.3 73.0 71.0 71.3 71.2 73.3 70.8 78.4 76.4 76.4
Support for Diversity 3  of 148 2.7  79.8 77.1 73.5 72.9 74.6 74.7 72.6 72.8 74.3 77.0 80.1 74.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 6  of 147 4.3  65.8 61.5 59.0 56.5 57.2 59.7 60.6 63.1 60.2 63.7 62.7 61.5
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)
146 ( 7.4% )

Average joined (2010-2016)
74

Workforce with less than three years of service
7.4%

Employees left (2016)
96 ( 4.9% )

Average left (2010-2016)
99


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics