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 – Space Employment – Snapshot

Exhibit 3u provides a snapshot of the workforce sizes in space agencies around the world. Direct comparisons among agencies should be avoided or undertaken with care, as differences in size…

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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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