Workforce Demographics

SLAC Staff

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

  % Women % Underrepresented Minorities [1] % Underrepresented Minority Women % Other People of Color [2] % Two or More Races/Ethnicity [3] % White
Overall (All Employees) 25% 13% 3% 22% 15% 52%
Lab Senior Management (LD, DLD, ALDs) 43% 0% 0% 21% 0% 79%
Research/Technical Management (First Line & Mid-level) 12% 8% 0.5% 15% 1% 76%
Operations Management (Or Research Support) 45% 19% 6% 23% 3% 54%
Technical Research Staff 17% 14% 2% 23% 3% 59%
Operations Support Staff 45% 21% 9% 31% 4% 42%
Postdocs 24% 4% 0.5% 15% 1% 29%
Graduate Students [4] 24% 7% 0% 12% 2% 32%
Undergraduates [4] 50% 33% 0% 0% 0% 67%

Note: Stanford does not collect ethnicity data for foreign national Postdocs and Graduate Students

[1] Under-represented minorities defined as African American/Black, Native American/Alaskan native, or Hispanic/Latino (or combination).

[2] Other people of color include Asian/Asian American and Pacific Islander/Native Hawaiian.

[3] Employees identifying themselves with two or more racial categories, or at least one non-white racial category and Hispanic/Latino, should be counted here.

[4] Graduate students and undergraduate students are those students who work at and are paid by the laboratory. If a student from FY 2020 became an employee during FY 2020, only count them once and as an employee.