Agency Report

Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  40  

2018 Engagement Score
79.0

Change from 2017
6.4 


Parent Agency
National Science Foundation (Engagement Score: 75.5)
Mission
To harness the collective efforts of the mathematical and physical sciences communities to address the most compelling scientific questions, educate the future advanced high-tech workforce, and promote discoveries to meet the needs of the nation.
Website
https://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=MPS

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 40 of 415 6.4  79.0 72.6 60.4
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 114  of 408 0.5  64.0 63.5 59.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 129  of 408 -3.3  56.5 59.8 51.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 237  of 408 -5.5  57.4 62.9 60.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 85  of 408 4.5  59.9 55.4 51.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 120  of 408 1.5  75.2 73.7 72.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 65  of 410 2.5  82.7 80.2 75.1
Pay 280  of 410 7.1  60.4 53.3 44.8
Strategic Management 85  of 409 5.6  66.6 61.0 58.0
Teamwork 85  of 409 -1.0  76.5 77.5 75.1
Innovation 75  of 409 -1.4  71.8 73.2 71.6
Training and Development 116  of 410 1.9  67.1 65.2 60.8
Work–Life Balance 340  of 409 7.6  56.7 49.1 52.9
Support for Diversity 42  of 409 3.7  72.1 68.4 64.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 102  of 408 1.2  55.3 54.1 49.6
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)