Agency Report

Directorate for Biological Sciences

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  29  

2018 Engagement Score
80.3

Change from 2017
-2.0 


Parent Agency
National Science Foundation (Engagement Score: 75.5)
Mission
To enable discoveries for understanding life.
Website
https://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=BIO

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 29 of 415 -2.0  80.3 82.3 72.2
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 38  of 408 6.7  70.9 64.2 58.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 43  of 408 9.1  64.1 55.0 52.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 33  of 408 4.7  70.4 65.7 60.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 53  of 408 17.0  64.5 47.5 50.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 39  of 408 -3.6  81.1 84.7 69.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 192  of 410 2.0  78.8 76.8 78.8
Pay 284  of 410 -2.6  60.3 62.9 50.0
Strategic Management 18  of 409 5.1  74.0 68.9 60.4
Teamwork 23  of 409 3.1  82.6 79.5 74.0
Innovation 43  of 409 3.5  74.5 71.0 73.0
Training and Development 51  of 410 8.6  73.8 65.2 65.2
Work–Life Balance 57  of 409 12.1  72.8 60.7 59.1
Support for Diversity 35  of 409 -1.1  73.2 74.3 68.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 63  of 408 4.5  58.7 54.2 51.7
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)