Agency Report

Headquarters (NASA)

Parent Agency
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Index Score: 74.0)
Mission
To provide overall guidance and direction to the agency under the leadership of the administrator.
Websites
http://www.hq.nasa.gov/

Best Places to Work Ranking

# 58 of 300

Agency Subcomponents

Index Score: 67.8

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SCORES AND RANKINGS

  2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Index Score 58 of 300 67.8 70.0 66.2 68.5 62.1 57.6 58.6 65.4
Scores by Category 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Effective Leadership 44 of 300 63.4 64.1 60.3 63.1 59.2 53.4 54.6 58.4
Effective Leadership: Empowerment 26 of 300 59.3 60.7 57.2 57.3 54.5 52.1 49.6 57.3
Effective Leadership: Fairness 50 of 300 61.8 62.3 58.9 60.9 54.6 46.9 45.3 52.9
Effective Leadership: Senior Leaders 40 of 300 60.7 59.8 56.9 61.0 55.8 47.4 49.3 52.7
Effective Leadership: Supervisors 81 of 300 68.8 71.0 66.0 69.1 67.3 63.3 67.1 67.5
Employee Skills–Mission Match 69 of 300 78.3 79.2 76.8 78.5 75.7 75.4 73.8 79.7
Pay 49 of 300 63.4 66.6 67.9 74.6 69.7 70.1 None None
Strategic Management 36 of 300 62.8 62.5 60.7 62.8 60.8 56.5 60.8 62.8
Teamwork 65 of 300 70.8 72.3 68.4 67.7 73.1 71.4 72.8 69.9
Training and Development 55 of 300 63.0 65.4 62.3 68.6 65.0 61.0 62.1 64.1
Work–Life Balance 73 of 300 64.6 68.1 64.5 65.9 63.4 62.0 64.4 66.5
Support for Diversity 41 of 300 65.5 67.7 64.0 67.1 64.9 65.5 67.3 68.3
Performance-Based Rewards and Advancement 32 of 300 54.2 56.9 53.2 56.5 54.6 51.0 53.8 52.6
Alternative Work and Employee Support Programs None None None None None None None None None
Index Scores by Demographic 2013 Rank 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2007 2005 2003
Female 61 of 281 68.8 72.3 70.1 69.9 61.5 None None None
Male 50 of 289 72.0 73.9 68.8 71.2 62.5 None None None
40 and over 48 of 299 71.2 74.2 69.7 72.1 63.1 None None None
Under 40 62 of 209 68.9 68.9 70.5 62.3 56.2 None None None
American Indian or Native American None None None None None None None None None
Asian 13 of 84 77.8 None None None None None None None
Black or African-American 52 of 195 68.5 68.0 68.8 65.4 56.7 None None None
Hispanic or Latino 24 of 118 71.2 63.9 67.8 72.3 None None None None
Multi-racial None None None None None None None None None
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander None None None None None None None None None
White 43 of 285 72.0 75.7 71.0 72.1 65.1 None None None
Employees with Disabilities 17 of 164 67.9 66.2 None None None None None None
Veterans 32 of 218 70.6 73.1 None None None None None None
Senior Executive Service (SES) 8 of 28 89.8 90.4 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):  51 ( 3.50% )

Average joined (2008-2012):  100

Rookie ratio (workforce with less than three years of service):  5.20%

Employees left (2012):  118 ( 8.00% )

Average left (2008-2012):  113


Gender Demographics