Agency Report

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  82  

2019 Engagement Score
73.8

Change from 2018
0.9 


Parent Agency
Department of Commerce (Engagement Score: 69.6)
Mission
To promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.
Website
http://www.nist.gov/

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 82 of 420 0.9  73.8 72.9 73.4 72.1 67.5 68.8 64.7 68.6 68.5 73.3 74.1 71.7 68.0 69.3
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 104  of 413 2.6  64.7 62.1 63.7 61.5 58.6 60.0 56.7 58.4 59.0 60.8 60.5 57.9 54.7 56.8
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 88  of 413 1.7  59.2 57.5 60.0 55.9 53.7 54.9 47.8 53.2 53.5 57.4 58.9 56.1 52.1 55.0
Effective Leadership: Fairness 81  of 413 2.3  65.8 63.5 64.2 61.4 59.1 58.3 57.0 57.9 59.4 57.9 55.1 51.2 50.3 53.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 128  of 413 1.6  56.6 55.0 55.1 54.7 51.8 53.5 50.9 51.8 52.2 54.8 53.3 50.4 46.2 50.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 117  of 413 4.2  75.1 70.9 73.8 71.2 67.7 69.8 66.6 68.0 68.3 69.8 71.2 69.5 66.7 65.6
Employee Skills–Mission Match 52  of 415 1.9  83.7 81.8 82.1 80.7 78.5 79.3 76.8 78.8 81.0 80.4 82.7 82.3 80.6 80.0
Pay 254  of 415 2.3  62.2 59.9 64.4 58.3 56.0 56.5 51.6 54.3 56.0 63.4 61.8 67.4
Strategic Management 195  of 414 -0.1  61.2 61.3 61.3 59.5 57.6 57.9 54.8 58.1 59.1 59.4 60.6 59.9 57.5 62.7
Teamwork 180  of 414 1.6  72.5 70.9 70.7 69.2 66.7 66.9 65.0 67.7 66.1 67.2 76.7 72.9 72.2 72.8
Innovation 42  of 414 2.4  76.2 73.8 74.3 72.2 70.8 70.9 69.4 70.7 73.1 73.2
Training and Development 87  of 415 3.0  70.9 67.9 71.5 67.9 67.3 66.4 62.2 65.9 66.7 69.0 69.8 70.6 68.4 69.6
Work–Life Balance 175  of 414 1.5  65.8 64.3 67.1 66.0 62.8 65.5 59.9 62.1 63.5 64.0 66.8 67.0 62.4 67.8
Support for Diversity 139  of 414 1.7  64.6 62.9 65.0 60.8 61.7 63.3 60.0 60.2 60.5 63.5 68.8 63.9 58.6 70.2
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 77  of 413 2.3  58.3 56.0 56.7 54.0 51.7 53.5 49.4 52.2 52.4 55.2 53.8 54.1 49.9 51.7
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


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