Department of the Air Force (USAF)

Permanent Workforce: 159,630     Temporary Workforce: 11,222     Total Workforce: 170,852

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

159,630

70.43%

29.57%

6.74%

75.66%

11.76%

3.35%

0.39%

1.07%

1.03%

0.57%

Major Occupations:

                     

Aircraft Mechanic

7,562

96.54%

3.46%

9.15%

79.91%

5.95%

2.41%

0.56%

1.20%

0.82%

0.20%

Contracting

5,731

45.79%

54.21%

5.46%

74.68%

14.85%

2.72%

0.21%

0.82%

1.26%

0.65%

Electronics Engineering

4,968

89.29%

10.71%

4.59%

72.71%

6.72%

13.83%

0.08%

0.89%

1.19%

0.62%

GS-14 and GS-15*

8,074

79.35%

20.65%

3.41%

87.21%

5.34%

2.45%

0.10%

0.69%

0.81%

0.33%

Senior Pay Level*

321

81.62%

18.38%

2.18%

88.79%

3.74%

3.12%

0.00%

1.25%

0.93%

0.00%

SES

195

76.41%

23.59%

3.08%

89.23%

4.62%

0.51%

0.00%

1.03%

1.54%

0.00%

First-Level Officials/ Managers

9,691

67.31%

32.69%

6.11%

76.76%

12.34%

2.69%

0.33%

0.79%

0.97%

0.29%

Mid-Level Officials/ Managers

10,466

73.10%

26.90%

4.24%

84.61%

7.10%

2.12%

0.25%

0.88%

0.80%

0.28%

Senior-Level Officials/ Managers

1,901

78.54%

21.46%

2.74%

89.06%

4.63%

1.74%

0.05%

0.84%

0.95%

0.32%

*Does not include pay-banded employees

Targeted Disabilities Employment Trends

As of September 30, 2010, USAF employed 932 (0.55%) Individuals with Targeted Disabilities (IWTD). In order to have met the federal 2% participation rate goal, 3,417 IWTD were needed. This represents a decrease of 2 employees from FY 2009 and a decrease of 191 employees since FY 2006. The participation rate for FY 2009 was 0.58% and for FY 2006 was 0.71%. Over the 5-year period USAF had a net decrease of 0.16% in the participation rate of employees with targeted disabilities.

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

Reportable Disabilities

10,790

 

8,083

 

7,617

 

7,620

 

7,906

 

Targeted Disabilities

1,123

10.41%

1,042

12.89%

953

12.51%

934

12.26%

932

11.79%

*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, USAF employed 47,203 Women in permanent positions. Women occupied only 21.46% of USAF's permanent senior level management positions. This represents an increase of 313 women in senior management positions since FY 2009 and an increase of 40 women since FY 2006.

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

Permanent Workforce

46,625

31.02%

44,988

30.53%

43,736

30.33%

45,205

30.2%

47,203

29.57%

Senior Level Management

368

20.33%

132

17.3%

133

17.62%

95

16.16%

408

21.46%

Mid Level Management

3,407

34.89%

386

22.04%

411

23.19%

228

19.81%

2,815

26.9%

1st Level Management

3,407

34.89%

446

22.82%

419

21.95%

414

22.09%

3,168

32.69%

* Numbers represent permanent employees only.