Agency Report

Directorate for Engineering

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  41  

2019 Engagement Score
78.3

Change from 2018
1.6 


Parent Agency
National Science Foundation (Engagement Score: 75.7)
Mission
To address national challenges, such as smart manufacturing, resilient infrastructure and sustainable energy systems; to bring about new opportunities in areas ranging from advanced photonics to prosthetic devices.
Website
https://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=ENG

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 41 of 420 1.6  78.3 76.7 73.1 73.7
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 42  of 413 0.9  70.7 69.8 66.2 58.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 24  of 413 0.1  68.6 68.5 64.2 56.8
Effective Leadership: Fairness 25  of 413 4.9  72.0 67.1 64.5 56.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 39  of 413 1.2  66.7 65.5 64.3 55.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 115  of 413 -0.7  75.2 75.9 69.8 63.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 21  of 415 0.6  86.4 85.8 85.7 86.3
Pay 125  of 415 8.7  68.3 59.6 70.1 62.5
Strategic Management 82  of 414 0.7  67.1 66.4 63.5 59.3
Teamwork 109  of 414 -3.0  75.4 78.4 76.0 71.8
Innovation 18  of 414 6.6  80.1 73.5 72.2 68.9
Training and Development 41  of 415 4.0  75.9 71.9 63.7 63.0
Work–Life Balance 264  of 414 -1.6  61.7 63.3 54.9 55.5
Support for Diversity 38  of 414 4.5  72.6 68.1 69.4 62.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 39  of 413 6.5  62.4 55.9 53.9 51.7
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)