NASA Company Culture

Culture Score

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
4.3/5
NASA's Overall Culture is rated A-

Awards

Best Places to Work in Washington DC 2022Best Places to Work in Washington DC 2022

CEO Score

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Jim Bridenstine NASA's CEO
Jim Bridenstine
74 /100

NASA Mission, Vision & Values

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Mission Statement

We are passionate professionals united by a common purpose: to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery and aeronautics research. Today, we continue NASA’s legacy of excellence and innovation through an unprecedented array of missions.

Vision Statement

We reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind.

Values

  • Safety
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Excellence

NASA Culture At a Glance

192 employees at NASA have reviewed NASA across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was today.

Overall, the 192 NASA employees give their leadership a grade of B+, or Top 20% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at NASA are generally satisfied with their total compensation at NASA, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at NASA are pleased with their team. 192 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a B+. The majority believe the meetings at NASA are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at NASA believe the environment at NASA is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at NASA is moderate. About 50% of the employees at NASA work 8 hours or less, while 20% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at NASA are happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

Company Information

Address
E Street SW, Suite 5K39
Washington, DC
United States of America
Website
www.nasa.gov/
Founded
1958

Company Description

NASA's vision is to reach for new heights and reveal the unknown so that what we do and learn will benefit all humankind.

Key Executives

Name & Title
Bio
Jim Bridenstine  CEO / President
Jim Bridenstine
CEO / President
Jim Bridenstine serves as the CEO / President of NASA.
Larry Sivic  Chief Financial Officer
Larry Sivic
Chief Financial Officer
Larry Sivic serves as the Chief Financial Officer of .
Robert Shaw  Deputy Director, Office of Technology Partnerships and Planning
Robert Shaw
Deputy Director, Office of Technology Partnerships and Planning
Robert Shaw serves as the Deputy Director, Office of Technology Partnerships and Planning of .

HR Leaders

Name & Title
Bio
Janice Chiverton  Director, Office of Human Resources
Janice Chiverton
Director, Office of Human Resources
Janice Chiverton serves as the Director, Office of Human Resources of .

NASA Employee Reviews

Positive Reviews
75%
75%
25%
Constructive Feedback
25%

Positive Reviews from Employees

What do you like best about the leadership team?

how we work beter together

What did you like most about the interview process?

The donuts were a great

What are some of the best things about your team?

My team is a great

Constructive Feedback from Employees

What does the leadership team need to get better at?

They are very nice, and they have nothing to get better at except eating all the donuts.

Respecting employees' rights to represetnation, due process, and other rights that are assigned by law.

Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?

If my rights were respected more than my supervisor's wishes.

A Day in the Life
A Day in the Life
NASA employees generally work 9.6 hrs a day
Work Hours
A Day in the Life
Employees at NASA report the work pace is moderate
Work Pace
A Day in the Life
On a typical day, employees at NASA have 2 meetings
Meetings
A Day in the Life
83% of NASA employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
A Day in the Life
NASA employees most often take 0-10 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
A Day in the Life
67% of NASA employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
A Day in the Life
NASA employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Every Week
Feedback
A Day in the Life
82% of NASA employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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Top
20%

Leadership Score

In the Top 20% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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79
out of 100
Executive rating?
74
out of 100
CEO rating?
79
out of 100
Manager rating?
Top
25%

Compensation Score

In the Top 25% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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Paid fairly?
Satisfied with benefits?
Top
20%

Team Score

In the Top 20% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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Coworker interaction?
77
out of 100
Quality of coworkers?
Top
50%

Environment Score

In the Top 50% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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7 or less
10%
8
40%
10
25%
12
5%
More than 12
20%
Work hours per day?
Extremely fast
23%
Comfortably fast
25%
Moderate
32%
A bit slow
8%
Bureaucratic
12%
Pace at work?
Positive
82%
Negative
18%
Positive work environment?
Top
10%

Outlook Score

In the Top 10% of similar sized companies on Comparably

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77
out of 100
Future outlook?
Fantastic
47%
Good
29%
Neutral
17%
Bad
0%
Terrible
7%
Customer perception?
Excited going to work?

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at NASA

Top
50%

NASA currently ranks in the Top 50% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at NASA

Top
50%

NASA currently ranks in the Top 50% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
Top 20%Top 20% of Similar Size Companies on Comparably
29
eNPS Score
56%Promoters
17%Passives
27%Detractors

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NASA Competitors

  1. 1st
    NASA
    74 / 100
  2. 2nd
    SpaceX
    73 / 100
  3. 3rd
    Blue Origin
    72 / 100

Perks & Benefits

Health & Wellness
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
PTO / Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Maternity / Paternity Leave
Financial Benefits
401K / Retirement Plan
Tuition Reimbursement
Office Perks
Unique Office Space

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