Agency Report

Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  130  

2019 Engagement Score
68.8

Change from 2018
-10.2 


Parent Agency
National Science Foundation (Engagement Score: 75.7)
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
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 130 of 420 -10.2  68.8 79.0 72.6 60.4
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 121  of 413 -0.4  63.6 64.0 63.5 59.6
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 173  of 413 -2.6  53.9 56.5 59.8 51.4
Effective Leadership: Fairness 140  of 413 5.0  62.4 57.4 62.9 60.1
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 141  of 413 -4.5  55.4 59.9 55.4 51.1
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 88  of 413 1.9  77.1 75.2 73.7 72.0
Employee Skills–Mission Match 195  of 415 -3.4  79.3 82.7 80.2 75.1
Pay 329  of 415 -2.4  58.0 60.4 53.3 44.8
Strategic Management 158  of 414 -3.9  62.7 66.6 61.0 58.0
Teamwork 128  of 414 -2.1  74.4 76.5 77.5 75.1
Innovation 96  of 414 -0.3  71.5 71.8 73.2 71.6
Training and Development 127  of 415 1.2  68.3 67.1 65.2 60.8
Work–Life Balance 359  of 414 -1.3  55.4 56.7 49.1 52.9
Support for Diversity 100  of 414 -5.1  67.0 72.1 68.4 64.6
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 134  of 413 -0.7  54.6 55.3 54.1 49.6
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)