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Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS) Results

FEVS Logo The National Science Foundation (NSF) is pleased to present results from the 2023 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS). The 2023 FEVS results indicate that the Foundation has several areas of improvement to maintain progress in employee engagement, global satisfaction, and employee experience. NSF is committed to making changes to help the Foundation progress in these areas and become one of the best places to work in the Federal government.

The 2023 FEVS for NSF was a census survey conducted from the week of May 15, 2023, to July 14, 2023. The FEVS was administered to 1,402 eligible NSF staff and 1,070 surveys were completed for a government-wide response rate of 76%, and a medium-sized agency response rate of 65%. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reported results to the directorate/office and division levels in 2023.

Highlights from NSF's 2023 FEVS results include:

  • NSF's index scores on both Employee Engagement and Global Satisfaction remain high.
  • NSF's score on OPM's Employee Engagement Index score was 79.
  • NSF's score on OPM's Global Satisfaction Index score was 75.
  • NSF employees also had positive perceptions of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) in 2023.
  • The score on the new FEVS DEIA index was 81 in 2023.

RESULTS AND INFORMATION

  • 2022 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report (PDF) | Annual Employee Survey Data (PDF)
  • 2021 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report | Annual Employee Survey Data (PDF)
  • 2020 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report (PDF) | Annual Employee Survey Data (PDF)
  • 2019 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report (PDF) | Annual Employee Survey Data (PDF)
  • 2018 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report (PDF) | Annual Employee Survey Data (PDF)
  • 2017 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report (PDF) | Annual Employee Survey Data (PDF)
  • 2016 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report (PDF) | Annual Employee Survey Data (PDF)
  • 2015 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report (PDF) | Annual Employee Survey Data (PDF)
  • 2014 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report (PDF) | Annual Employee Survey Data (PDF)
  • 2013 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report (PDF) | Annual Employee Survey Data (XLSX)
  • 2012 FEVS Results - Agency Management Report (PDF) | Annual Employee Survey Data (XLSX)

HISTORICAL TRENDS

  • 2022 to 2012 FEVS NSF Historical Trends (PDF)
  • 2021 to 2011 FEVS NSF Historical Trends (PDF) | (XLSX)