Agency Report

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Mission
To reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind.
Websites
http://www.nasa.gov

Best Places to Work Ranking

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Large Agencies

Index Score: 74.0

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 1 of 19 74.0 72.8 72.5 74.2 71.7 69.7 69.9 71.6
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 1 of 19 69.4 68.1 67.0 67.7 65.1 63.6 63.4 62.3
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 1 of 19 63.0 62.2 61.0 62.6 62.0 60.6 60.1 60.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 1 of 19 69.1 67.9 66.9 67.2 62.0 60.1 61.5 60.5
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 1 of 19 65.1 63.0 62.3 63.1 59.7 56.9 55.2 56.3
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 1 of 19 76.9 76.1 74.8 75.2 73.8 73.6 74.3 70.3
Employee Skills–Mission Match 1 of 19 80.6 80.7 80.0 80.7 80.8 80.4 79.2 81.8
Pay 2 of 19 63.6 67.0 70.7 74.7 71.8 71.6 None None
Strategic Management 1 of 19 63.6 62.4 62.1 63.5 62.8 59.0 59.8 62.8
Teamwork 1 of 19 77.7 77.3 75.2 75.9 80.0 78.2 78.6 75.8
Training and Development 1 of 19 71.7 72.4 72.2 73.9 72.8 70.5 72.0 70.0
Work–Life Balance 2 of 19 68.2 68.4 66.4 67.2 67.3 66.4 67.2 70.3
Support for Diversity 1 of 19 72.5 71.8 71.0 71.2 71.6 70.3 72.3 72.4
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 1 of 19 58.9 59.8 59.4 60.6 59.7 57.7 58.0 56.5
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs 1 of 18 86.8 85.7 87.4 None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 1 of 18 76.3 76.2 75.4 76.4 71.4 None None None
Male 1 of 18 75.8 74.7 74.8 75.8 71.8 None None None
40 and over 1 of 18 75.7 74.9 74.6 75.6 71.0 None None None
Under 40 1 of 18 78.7 77.4 78.1 79.4 75.3 None None None
American Indian or Native American 2 of 6 62.7 70.7 59.3 69.2 61.2 None None None
Asian 2 of 18 77.2 77.3 75.8 80.3 74.3 None None None
Black or African-American 1 of 18 76.8 75.8 75.0 74.9 71.5 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 1 of 18 77.6 77.1 79.0 78.8 65.7 None None None
Multi-racial 1 of 18 69.5 70.6 68.1 67.5 53.2 None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1 of 14 76.0 70.7 None None None None None None
White 1 of 18 76.6 75.4 75.3 76.6 72.7 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 1 of 18 68.1 66.8 None None None None None None
Veterans 1 of 18 74.5 73.3 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 1 of 18 92.1 87.2 None None None None None None

SCORE TREND GRAPHS

Index Scores

Effective Leadership

Employee Skills–Mission Match

Pay

Strategic Management

Teamwork

Training and Development

Work–Life Balance

Support for Diversity

Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement

Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs

Index Scores by Age

Index Scores by Gender

Index Scores by Race/Ethnicity


WORKFORCE SIZE AND DEMOGRAPHICS

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

Number of Employees

Employees joined (2012):  507 ( 2.90% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  535

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  6.00%

Employees left (2012):  1,016 ( 5.80% )

Average left (2008-2012):  788


Gender Demographics

Race and Ethnicity Demographics