National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Permanent Workforce: 17,330     Temporary Workforce: 1,341     Total Workforce: 18,671

Workforce Composition
Total # Men Women Hispanic or Latino White Black or African American Asian Native Hawaiian/ Other Pacific Islander American Indian/ Alaska Native Two or More Races Individuals with Targeted Disabilities

Permanent Workforce

17,330

64.48%

35.52%

5.79%

74.60%

11.83%

6.25%

0.08%

0.76%

0.68%

1.17%

Major Occupations:

                     

Aerospace Engineering

4,529

79.66%

20.34%

5.56%

79.82%

5.70%

7.68%

0.02%

0.53%

0.68%

0.84%

General Engineering

3,031

76.25%

23.75%

7.03%

80.53%

5.81%

5.21%

0.00%

0.92%

0.49%

0.36%

Computer Engineering

918

70.48%

29.52%

4.03%

72.00%

10.78%

12.20%

0.00%

0.22%

0.76%

0.76%

GS-14 and GS-15*

8,587

73.82%

26.18%

5.01%

80.04%

7.26%

6.53%

0.06%

0.58%

0.52%

0.61%

Senior Pay Level*

576

78.30%

21.70%

4.34%

83.51%

5.38%

5.73%

0.00%

0.35%

0.69%

0.52%

SES

434

73.73%

26.27%

4.38%

83.41%

6.45%

4.84%

0.00%

0.23%

0.69%

0.23%

First-Level Officials/ Managers

1

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

100.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

0.00%

Mid-Level Officials/ Managers

323

61.30%

38.70%

5.88%

71.83%

13.31%

8.05%

0.62%

0.31%

0.00%

0.62%

Senior-Level Officials/ Managers

2,039

72.39%

27.61%

5.44%

81.31%

7.50%

4.66%

0.05%

0.54%

0.49%

0.44%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities Employment Trends

As of September 30, 2010, NASA employed 208 (1.11%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 373 IWTD were needed. This represents an increase of 25 employees over FY 2009 and an increase of 34 employees since FY 2006. The participation rate for FY 2009 was 0.99% and for FY 2006 was 0.94%. Over the 5-year period NASA had a net increase of 0.17% in the participation rate of employees with targeted disabilities.

FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
# %* # %* # %* # %* # %*

Reportable Disabilities

1,020

 

942

 

933

 

929

 

957

 

Targeted Disabilities

174

17.06%

178

18.9%

173

18.54%

183

19.7%

208

21.73%

*The % of Targeted Disabilities in this table represents the # of employees with reportable disabilities that are targeted disabilities.

Women in Management*

As of September 30, 2010, NASA employed 6,155 Women in permanent positions. Women occupied only 27.61% of NASA's permanent senior level management positions. This represents an increase of 37 women in senior management positions since FY 2009 and an increase of 131 women since FY 2006.

WOMEN IN: FY 2006 FY 2007 FY 2008 FY 2009 FY 2010
# % # % # % # % # %

Permanent Workforce

6,035

35.03%

957

42.36%

6,069

35.51%

6,085

35.52%

6,155

35.52%

Senior Level Management

432

24.32%

469

25.27%

490

25.8%

526

26.58%

563

27.61%

Mid Level Management

149

36.52%

137

35.4%

134

36.81%

125

37.2%

125

38.7%

1st Level Management

2

40%

0

0%

0

0%

0

0%

1

100%

* Numbers represent permanent employees only.