Workforce Demographics

Workforce Demographics

The following table provides a glimpse into our current workforce demographics. We use this information and related data to measure developmental progress over time.

Summary of Laboratory Workforce Demographics

  Total Employees % Women % Underrepresented Minorities [1] % Other People of Color [2] % Two or More Races/Ethnicity [3] % White
Overall (All Employees) 1797 24% 10% 25% 3% 60%
Lab Senior Management (LD, DLD, ALDs) 6 17% 0% 17% 0% 83%
Research/Technical Management (First Line & Mid-level) 259 13% 7% 16% <1% 76%
Operations Management (Or Research Support) 67 60% 7% 15% 4% 72%
Technical Research Staff 677 13% 11% 17% 4% 67%
Operations Support Staff 391 46% 20% 28% 4% 48%
Postdocs 188 22% 3% 43% 2% 52%
Graduate Students [4] 209 20% 2% 47% 2% 44%
Undergraduates [4] 0 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
  • [1] Numbers for all job categories should be absolute numbers as of September 30, 2016 and percent by job category except for graduate students and undergraduates; numbers for graduate students and undergraduates should be provided as cumulative counts for the fiscal year.
  • [2] Under-represented minorities defined as African American/Black, Native American/Alaskan native, or Hispanic/Latino (or combination).
  • [3] Other people of color include Asian/Asian American and Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian.
  • [4] Graduate students and undergraduate students are those students who work at and are paid by the laboratory.