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On average, employees at NASA give their company a 4.1 rating out of 5.0 - which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest NASA employees are Equipment Services Project Managers submitting an average rating of 4.9 and Systems Administrators with a rating of 4.7.

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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 207 NASA Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.1
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.4
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.4
Work Setting
4.1
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"I've worked for NASA Langley for 30 years, and find it to truly be one of the best work experiences/environment possible."
Posted 8 years ago in Hampton, VA
Software Engineer

"I've worked for Logyx since 2017. It appreciate employee's work and respect each individual."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
NASA Employee

"I have worked for NASA/JPL implementing handheld devices throughout the whole facility which I was glad to be a part of a great company as well learned a whole lot of great new things, the people were great to work with and very pleasant after the covid-19, I was furloughed but they still call for consultation which I still take there calls. there are other jobs they would like me to do however people at NASA/JPL still getting sick. I am hoping to keep a good relationship."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.1
NASA (297)

4.7 Highest Rated in this Industry is City of Santa Ana (6)
2.7 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Idaho Transportation Department (5)
3.8 Average of All Companies in this Industry (4,837)
Senior Inspector

"I worked for JPL/NASA for three years. The training they provide for your certifications are top notch. My supervisors were great mentors and leaders for our team."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Intern

"I worked with NASA Jet Propulsion Lab over the summer as an intern. The job focused on developing skills to simulate a novel technique to take doppler velocity measurements from space. Through out my experience, I was able to obtain a stronger knowledge in antenna design, signal processing, RF and characterization of system uncertainties. Overall, this company was extraordinary and provided me with an unforgettable experience."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
NASA Employee

"This is a great company to work at."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Mathematician

"My company is great. I am just interested in exploring other data sets within the worlds of machine learning, sql, and python. I love NASA--great company to work for! Excellent computer science experience for those that are interested in brushing up on python, fortran, or matlab (specifically)."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
NASA Employee

"I worked for NASA JPL for 6 months as an intern. During my time there I found the company to be an amazing place for growth and learning. There are so many opportunities to attend lectures and classes, and develop your skills as an engineer."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Engineering Intern

"I worked for NASA during the summer of 2019 as an intern and had a great time, as I was able to learn and collaborate with other interns as well as the professionals already working there. The work culture is very inviting and allows everyone to feel like their efforts matter."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
NASA Employee

"Great people, was able to learn in a valid and comfortable environment"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Electrical Design Engineer

"I have worked for NASA for almost two years. NASA is a good place to work in the government."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Mechanical Engineer

"I was thoroughly satisfied with my career at NASA. Benefits were excellent and vacation time was liberal. I learned a great deal at NASA and would recommend a career to anyone seeking a career in the Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering field at NASA."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Business Administrator

"My time with JPL began as an intern with the acquisitions section, in May of 2019. The work environment was such a relaxed but focused vibe and it’s really a rare occurrence. Management at JPL are very approachable, and may even invite you into upper-level meetings if you show interest in career advancements!"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Project Coordinator

"NASA is a great company to work for. The people are nice and friendly."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Software Developer

"I was fortunate enough to work for the NASA Kennedy Space Center. NASA is known to be the best job to have in the US government and the Kennedy Space Center is known to be the best out of all the NASA centers to work at. They truly care for their employees and everyone I have interacted with there was nothing but nice, respectful and supportive."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
NASA Employee

"It's the government, exactly what one would expect."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

NASA Reviews FAQs

Is NASA a good company to work for?

NASA has an overall rating of 4.1 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 207 NASA Review Ratings left anonymously by NASA employees, which is 5% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 98% of employees would recommend working at NASA.

Does NASA pay their employees well?

NASA employees earn $65,000 annually on average, or $31 per hour, which is 2% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 41 NASA employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find NASA Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a NASA?

98% of employees would recommend working at NASA with the overall rating of 4.1 out of 5. Employees also rated NASA 4.1 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.9 for Rewards You Receive, 3.7 for Growth Opportunities and 4.2 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at NASA?

According to our data, the highest paying job at NASA is a Inventor at $240,000 annually. Browse NASA Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at NASA?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at NASA is a Researcher at $18,000 annually. Browse NASA Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at NASA?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at NASA to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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