Agency Report

Ames Research Center

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 420 Agency Subcomponents

  46  

2019 Engagement Score
77.6

Change from 2018
2.2 


Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Engagement Score: 81.5)
Mission
To lead NASA in conducting world-class research and development in aeronautics, exploration technology and science aligned with the center's core capabilities.
Website
https://www.nasa.gov/ames

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 46 of 420 2.2  77.6 75.4 77.3 75.5 73.8 73.0 69.9 67.4 65.1 64.5 63.1 64.1 61.3 69.2
Category Rank Change
(2018‑19)
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 31  of 413 2.5  72.0 69.5 69.3 67.3 65.5 64.8 64.3 60.9 60.7 57.9 55.2 58.6 56.2 62.1
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 35  of 413 1.3  66.1 64.8 64.5 60.1 61.9 59.5 57.4 53.5 54.0 53.3 51.4 53.2 50.9 57.9
Effective Leadership: Fairness 20  of 413 1.3  73.3 72.0 70.6 68.5 64.2 65.7 63.7 59.6 60.7 59.8 52.3 59.8 58.2 63.6
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 53  of 413 5.5  64.9 59.4 60.3 58.8 56.2 54.0 56.5 52.0 52.0 49.6 47.9 49.4 43.3 55.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 31  of 413 0.8  81.5 80.7 80.0 78.8 77.4 77.6 75.9 74.2 72.6 67.4 66.0 70.0 70.7 69.9
Employee Skills–Mission Match 31  of 415 1.7  85.5 83.8 84.9 84.6 83.5 83.8 81.3 79.9 79.3 78.4 78.5 79.0 78.4 83.3
Pay 400  of 415 1.8  46.2 44.4 49.3 47.9 50.8 51.7 53.1 56.8 64.2 65.2 56.8 64.4
Strategic Management 158  of 414 1.8  62.7 60.9 58.1 56.6 55.8 57.4 55.7 55.0 54.1 51.0 52.4 50.1 52.3 59.1
Teamwork 76  of 414 1.6  77.3 75.7 74.2 74.6 73.9 74.5 73.1 72.3 70.6 68.2 72.7 75.3 75.2 74.5
Innovation 19  of 414 0.9  80.0 79.1 79.8 77.5 76.3 75.2 73.2 73.2 72.1 72.2
Training and Development 38  of 415 1.7  76.4 74.7 75.2 74.6 70.5 70.3 66.0 65.8 66.2 64.2 65.0 66.8 66.2 65.6
Work–Life Balance 142  of 414 0.8  67.3 66.5 64.8 66.1 63.7 64.0 63.3 60.7 58.4 55.9 54.4 58.4 56.9 66.2
Support for Diversity 42  of 414 -1.6  72.4 74.0 72.1 69.9 68.1 71.1 67.6 65.8 66.3 62.1 65.1 63.2 64.8 70.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 25  of 413 2.4  65.9 63.5 64.0 61.1 60.7 59.5 57.6 57.1 57.3 54.3 53.9 54.1 56.7 58.2
Quartile Key
Lower Quartile (0–25%) Below Median (25–50%) Above Median (50–75%) Upper Quartile (75–100%)

WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

Data source: FedScope, U.S. Office of Personnel Management


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