Agency Report

Kennedy Space Center (NASA)

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 339 Agency Subcomponents

  28  

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 28 of 339 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 7  of 336 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 11  of 336 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 5  of 336 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 6  of 336 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 15  of 336 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 16  of 338 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 30  of 338 1.8  76.5 74.7 71.9 72.3 69.3 73.5 76.2 78.2 75.8 77.1
Strategic Management 33  of 337 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 9  of 337 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 11  of 337 3.3  79.8 76.5 74.1 73.0 73.2 74.4 72.8 75.8
Training and Development 13  of 338 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 15  of 337 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 5  of 337 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 11  of 336 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