Japanese Space Workforce
The global space industry employs hundreds of thousands of highly skilled individuals to design, produce, and operate cutting-edge technology. This dynamic workforce contributes to local economies, with clusters of innovative companies and service . . .
The global space industry employs hundreds of thousands of individuals in well-paid cutting-edge technology jobs, and it relies on a pool of highly qualified workers to fill new jobs as they arise. Trends among this workforce, including its size, age breakdown, average pay . . .
The Japanese space workforce grew by 325 jobs from 2015 to 2016, an increase of 3.8%. The workforce is up 73.1% since a low point in 2008, reaching its highest point since . . .
Employment at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in 2017 was 1,515. This was approximately the same as employment in 2016. The JAXA workforce is . . .
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) workforce remained constant from 2015 to 2016, shedding just ## employees. Of the ## space professionals working at JAXA in 2016, nearly…
The Japanese space workforce ## by ##% from 2014 to 2015, ## workers. This continued a trend of ## that began after a ## point for the industry in 2008. Since that time…
The Japanese space workforce increased by 3.2% from 2013 to 2014, reaching 8,232 workers. This is nearly 30% larger than the size of the space workforce five years prior, in 2009.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has not shared in the workforce growth trend seen in the country as a whole. Instead, JAXA has remained relatively steady in recent years, gaining 6 employees from 2013 to 2014. In the past five years, from 2009 to 2014, employment at JAXA decreased by ##%. JAXA lost ## employees between 2004 and 2014, a decline of ##%.
From 2012 to 2013, Japan saw a ##% decrease in its workforce, shedding about ## jobs, for a total of ## space workers in 2013. Overall employment is still well above the 2008 low of ## employees, having grown ##% since then. This growth has not yet returned Japan to employment levels seen in the 1990s, when the Japanese space industry employed more than ## workers.