Agency Report

Directorate for Biological Sciences

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  9  

2019 Engagement Score
86.3

Change from 2018
6.0 


Parent Agency
National Science Foundation (Engagement Score: 75.7)
Mission
To enable discoveries for understanding life.
Website
https://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=BIO

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 9 of 420 6.0  86.3 80.3 82.3 72.2
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 13  of 413 5.5  76.4 70.9 64.2 58.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 26  of 413 3.6  67.7 64.1 55.0 52.2
Effective Leadership: Fairness 4  of 413 8.7  79.1 70.4 65.7 60.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 20  of 413 7.0  71.5 64.5 47.5 50.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 15  of 413 3.2  84.3 81.1 84.7 69.1
Employee Skills–Mission Match 79  of 415 3.7  82.5 78.8 76.8 78.8
Pay 171  of 415 5.8  66.1 60.3 62.9 50.0
Strategic Management 7  of 414 6.0  80.0 74.0 68.9 60.4
Teamwork 9  of 414 3.5  86.1 82.6 79.5 74.0
Innovation 35  of 414 2.9  77.4 74.5 71.0 73.0
Training and Development 31  of 415 3.5  77.3 73.8 65.2 65.2
Work–Life Balance 56  of 414 1.6  74.4 72.8 60.7 59.1
Support for Diversity 12  of 414 4.2  77.4 73.2 74.3 68.7
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 98  of 413 -2.0  56.7 58.7 54.2 51.7
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)