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2014 – NASA Workforce

At the start of fiscal year (FY) 2015, NASA had 17,731 employees. Since FY 2011, NASA’s workforce has declined by 5.4%, a loss of just over 1,000 employees. This decrease…

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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 – NASA Workforce – Snapshot

Like the industry as a whole, NASA’s workforce has experienced steady decreases in size. From the start of FY 1993, the earliest date for which data is available in NASA’s…

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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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2016 – U.S. Army Space Cadre Overview

The U.S. Army Space Cadre grew from 11 FA40 (Space Professional) officers in 1999 to 374 FA40 officer billets for 2016.[efn_note]"Army Space Personnel Development Office (ASPDO)." ASPDO. Presented to Space…

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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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