#30. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

- 2020 employee engagement score: 74.5 (8% higher than government-wide score)

- 2019 employee engagement score: 70

- One-year score change: +4.5

- Agency workforce size: midsize

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is responsible for regulating commercial nuclear power plants and the use of radioactive materials for other purposes, like medicine. It primarily recruits engineers, scientists, and security experts. Employees feel their work is connected to the goals of the agency and that they have protection from job-related health and safety hazards, according to a 2019 survey.