Agency Report

Goddard Space Flight Center

Best Places to Work Rank
out of 415 Agency Subcomponents

  16  

2018 Engagement Score
83.4

Change from 2017
-0.1 


Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Engagement Score: 81.2)
Mission
To develop and operate unmanned scientific spacecraft and manage many of NASA's earth observation, astronomy and space physics missions.
Website
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/home/index.html

SCORES AND RANKINGS

Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Engagement Score 16 of 415 -0.1  83.4 83.5 81.2 78.6 78.2 76.1 76.4 77.1 79.5 74.5 67.1 73.9 74.6
Category Rank Change
(2017‑18)
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 12  of 408 -0.3  76.0 76.3 74.6 72.4 71.3 70.3 69.8 69.8 70.0 65.6 63.2 64.6 63.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 12  of 408 -1.5  71.9 73.4 70.8 68.4 67.8 64.6 66.0 65.6 66.0 60.9 58.7 60.4 63.8
Effective Leadership: Fairness 12  of 408 0.0  75.0 75.0 72.7 70.5 69.7 69.5 68.5 68.3 67.5 60.7 58.2 58.5 59.3
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 22  of 408 -0.2  70.5 70.7 70.1 67.1 65.8 66.4 65.6 65.3 65.1 60.0 57.2 57.5 57.6
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 13  of 408 0.2  84.1 83.9 82.0 80.6 79.4 77.4 76.5 77.2 78.2 76.0 73.9 76.9 70.8
Employee Skills–Mission Match 11  of 410 0.0  87.3 87.3 86.1 84.8 84.0 84.2 85.0 84.9 84.7 83.5 79.3 80.5 83.0
Pay 88  of 410 -0.3  70.8 71.1 67.8 64.0 63.9 59.2 64.7 70.0 74.7 70.1 68.1
Strategic Management 37  of 409 1.2  71.8 70.6 68.0 66.5 66.2 66.7 67.2 66.5 65.1 63.2 58.6 62.0 63.2
Teamwork 26  of 409 -0.2  82.3 82.5 81.7 80.6 79.5 79.5 78.8 77.0 77.4 81.6 74.8 79.6 75.0
Innovation 3  of 409 0.4  83.8 83.4 82.0 79.9 78.6 78.5 79.5 78.3 78.8
Training and Development 16  of 410 -0.1  80.0 80.1 78.1 76.5 73.9 73.1 74.1 74.7 75.5 74.3 67.8 72.5 69.4
Work–Life Balance 46  of 409 0.1  74.2 74.1 72.0 71.2 68.8 66.6 68.4 66.1 67.7 69.2 64.3 67.8 71.6
Support for Diversity 5  of 409 0.2  80.9 80.7 77.8 76.4 76.1 75.2 75.4 76.4 77.2 73.9 71.7 76.5 73.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 7  of 408 0.0  70.5 70.5 68.0 65.4 62.0 61.7 63.5 62.5 64.2 62.9 59.7 60.9 57.6
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)
177 ( 5.6% )

Average joined (2013-2017)
124

Workforce with less than three years of service
9.4%

Employees left (2017)
167 ( 5.3% )

Average left (2013-2017)
148


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