Agency Report

Directorate for Engineering

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  55  

2018 Engagement Score
76.7

Change from 2017
3.6 


Parent Agency
National Science Foundation (Engagement Score: 75.5)
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
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 55 of 415 3.6  76.7 73.1 73.7
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 45  of 408 3.6  69.8 66.2 58.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 18  of 408 4.3  68.5 64.2 56.8
Effective Leadership: Fairness 62  of 408 2.6  67.1 64.5 56.8
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 47  of 408 1.2  65.5 64.3 55.0
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 107  of 408 6.1  75.9 69.8 63.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 19  of 410 0.1  85.8 85.7 86.3
Pay 295  of 410 -10.5  59.6 70.1 62.5
Strategic Management 86  of 409 2.9  66.4 63.5 59.3
Teamwork 68  of 409 2.4  78.4 76.0 71.8
Innovation 49  of 409 1.3  73.5 72.2 68.9
Training and Development 68  of 410 8.2  71.9 63.7 63.0
Work–Life Balance 221  of 409 8.4  63.3 54.9 55.5
Support for Diversity 78  of 409 -1.3  68.1 69.4 62.5
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 90  of 408 2.0  55.9 53.9 51.7
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)