U.S. Space Workforce

U.S. Space Industry Employment

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 98% of U.S. jobs, making…

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2016 – U.S. Space Industry Employment

In 2015, the U.S. civilian space sector included 221,367 individuals. Employment is essentially unchanged from 2014, when 221,585 individuals worked in this area. Longer-term trends, however, show that the space…

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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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