Agency Report

Ames Research Center

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  64  

2018 Engagement Score
75.4

Change from 2017
-1.9 


Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Engagement Score: 81.2)
Mission
To enable exploration through selected development, innovative technologies and interdisciplinary scientific discovery.
Website
https://www.nasa.gov/ames

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 64 of 415 -1.9  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
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 48  of 408 0.2  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 40  of 408 0.3  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 22  of 408 1.4  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 93  of 408 -0.9  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 44  of 408 0.7  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 47  of 410 -1.1  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 404  of 410 -4.9  44.4 49.3 47.9 50.8 51.7 53.1 56.8 64.2 65.2 56.8 64.4
Strategic Management 182  of 409 2.8  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 98  of 409 1.5  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 16  of 409 -0.7  79.1 79.8 77.5 76.3 75.2 73.2 73.2 72.1 72.2
Training and Development 46  of 410 -0.5  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 154  of 409 1.7  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 28  of 409 1.9  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 28  of 408 -0.5  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

Employees joined (2017)
104 ( 9.0% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
48

Workforce with less than three years of service
12.4%

Employees left (2017)
59 ( 5.1% )

Average left (2013-2017)
60


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Race/Ethnicity Demographics