U.S. Space Workforce
NASA Civil Servant Workforce, 2012-2022
NASA’s civil service workforce has grown gradually in recent years, contributing to an increase in U.S. space employment.
U.S. Space Industry Core Employment, 2011-2021
Core employment in 5 key space sectors continued to grow in 2021. These employment levels do not reflect all employment in the U.S. space industry, but rather, track employment in key sectors most closely associated with U.S. space employment.
2020 TSRQ2 – Workforce: Space Workforce
The space industry relies on tens of thousands of highly skilled workers to design, build, and operate advanced technologies that enable space activities and research that increases our understanding of the space environment.
2019 TSRQ3 – Workforce: Emerging Jobs
The increasingly technical nature of society drives a greater need for STEM skills to support it, and dramatic growth in the number of STEM jobs reflects this trend. However, some reports suggest that STEM graduates—those degreed in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics—are not meeting this need. . .
2019 TSRQ2 – Workforce: Domestic and International Space Industry Employment
The global space industry employs hundreds of thousands of highly skilled individuals to design, produce, and operate cutting-edge technology. This dynamic workforce contributes to local economies, with clusters of innovative companies and service . . .
2019 TSRQ1 – Workforce: U.S. Space Workforce
The global space industry employs hundreds of thousands of highly-skilled individuals to design, produce, and operate cutting-edge technology. This workforce, in turn, contributes to thriving local economies, with clusters of innovative companies and service support industries. Understanding trends . . .
2018 – U.S. Space Industry Employment
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes information about employment in the United States in its Quarterly Census…
2018 – U.S. Space Workforce
The U.S. space workforce consists of more than 179,000 workers across the commercial , civil, and national . . .
2018 – Workforce: Space Workforce
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 . . .
2017 – U.S. National Security Workforce
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…