U.S. Space Workforce

Official U.S. Workforce Statistics


Space Salaries

The space industry is well known for its highly paid workforce, which generally provides salaries above the average even among science and engineering jobs.

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2014 – U.S. Space Industry Salaries

The space industry is well known for its highly paid workforce, which generally provides salaries above the average even among science and engineering jobs. In 2013, the average salary in…

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2011 – U.S. Space Industry Salaries

Space salaries have increased even as U.S. space employment has declined. In 2010, the combined average salary across the six core U.S. space industry sectors was $##. This was more…

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2007 – U.S. Space Industry Salaries

Along with growing space industry employment, the U.S. space industry workforce is well compensated. In 2006, the U.S. space industry paid an annual average wage of $## to its workers.…

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2007 – Official U.S. Workforce Statistics

The space industry sectors covered in this analysis are based on the U.S. government’s North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes. For purposes of employment statistics, the space industry is…

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2008 – U.S. Space Industry Salaries

As Exhibit 4e shows, the combined average annual salary across the six core U.S. space industry sectors analyzed was $## in 2007, nearly double the average salary of U.S. professionals…

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2009 – Official U.S. Workforce Statistics

In light of the ongoing conversation in the American space community about ensuring a long-term human capital supply, The Space Report 2010 identifies ## occupations important to sustaining space-relevant skill…

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2009 – U.S. Space Industry Salaries

Space industry jobs stimulate the overall economy more than most other jobs because they offer higher salaries on average. Higher salaries provide professionals with more discretionary income to consume goods…

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