U.S. Space Workforce

U.S. Space Industry Employment


2017 – U.S. Space Industry Employment

In 2016, private industry space companies in the United States employed ###### professionals.   In 2016, private industry space companies in the United States employed 128,163 professionals. This is 1.6%…

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2016 – U.S. Space Industry Employment

In 2015, the most recent year for which data is available, the U.S. civilian space sector included ## individuals. Employment is essentially unchanged from 2014, when ## individuals worked in…

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2015 – U.S. Space Industry Employment

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) collects data on employment and salaries within U.S. establishments as reported by employers each year, covering ##% of U.S. jobs... The U.S. Bureau…

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2014 – U.S. Space Industry Outlook

Every two years, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics develops employment projections based on expected developments in the labor force and economy, changes in demographics and technology, and a variety…

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2014 – U.S. Space Industry Employment

Each quarter, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes data on employment and salaries within U.S. establishments as reported by employers. This census includes ##% of U.S. jobs, making…

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2011 – U.S. Space Workforce Outlook

The ongoing impacts of the economic slowdown and the reductions in NASA’s contractor workforce are not the only issues affecting U.S. space industry employees. The American aerospace workforce is aging.…

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2011 – U.S. Space Industry Employment

As an indicator of U.S. space industry employment, the Space Foundation surveyed the ## U.S. companies (including two joint ventures between Boeing and Lockheed Martin) with space-related sales greater than…

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2007 – U.S. Space Industry Outlook

These statistics quantify the thousands of jobs nationwide that are supported by the U.S. space industry. Clearly, a strong space industry is beneficial to national, state, and local economies when…

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