The U.S. space workforce consists of more than 179,000 workers across the commercial , civil, and national . . .
The global space industry employs hundreds of thousands of individuals in well-paid cutting-edge technology jobs, and it relies on a pool of highly qualified workers to fill new jobs as they arise. Trends among this workforce, including its size, age breakdown, average pay . . .
Most nations do not publicly release annual data about the size of their space workforce. However, some do provide information periodically, particularly with regard…
The Japanese space workforce grew by 325 jobs from 2015 to 2016, an increase of 3.8%. The workforce is up 73.1% since a low point in 2008, reaching its highest point since . . .
Employment at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in 2017 was 1,515. This was approximately the same as employment in 2016. The JAXA workforce is . . .
Women make up 21.6% of the European space workforce, a slight . . .
In 2016, the European space workforce included 40,419 individuals, according to Eurospace, the European space industry association. Eurospace conducts annual surveys of European firms involved in the design, development, and manufacturing of space assets. It does not include workers associated with the space services industry, including well-known…
The U.S. national security space workforce is composed of federal workers in both the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. Altogether, there were more than…
As of the start of fiscal year (FY) 2018, NASA employed 17,324 individuals. Employment has been essentially static since the beginning of FY 2016, increasing by . . .
In 2016, private industry space companies in the United States employed 128,163 professionals. This is 1.6% fewer than in 2015 . . .