The U.S. Department of Energy’s 17 National Laboratories lead the nation in advancing the frontiers of scientific knowledge, keeping our nation secure, and fueling our clean energy economy. The innovation at the heart of the Laboratories’ past and future success benefits from the fusion of diverse talents and inclusive perspectives. This includes the broad spectrum of individual characteristics reflected by race, color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, religion, culture, language, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, family structure, and diversity of thought, technical expertise, and life experience.

Read more…


 

Demographic Data for the National Labs

Change Data View:

Women

Under-Represented Minorities

Other People of Color


Types of Jobs Total Women URM % OPC %
Senior Leadership
(Director/President, Deputy Director/Vice President, Associate Lab Director)
265 66 24.91% 20 7.55% 9 3.40%
Research/Technical Management (first-line and mid-level)
(Engineering Management, Research Management, Technical Management)
4,552 827 18.17% 382 8.39% 396 8.70%
Operations (or Research Support) Management
(Business Management, Computer Systems, Communications, ESHQ, Facilities Ops, HR, Legal, Tech Transfer, Strategic Planning)
2,963 1,122 37.87% 497 16.77% 190 6.41%
Technical Research Staff
(Non-management: Researchers, Scientists, or Engineers)
21,698 4,014 18.50% 2,218 10.22% 2,808 12.94%
Operations Support Staff
(Non-management: support roles)
25,905 10,602
40.93% 7,426 28.67% 1,165 4.50%
Post Doctoral
(Post-doc employees)
2,699 659 24.42% 233 8.63% 985 36.49%
Graduate Student
(Funded by Lab)
2,541 746 29.36% 382 15.03% 532 20.94%
Undergraduate Student
(Funded by Lab, do not include undergrad student funded by DOE directly (i.e. SULI))
3,113 1,244 39.96% 829 26.63% 392 12.59%
Totals 63,736 19,280 30.25% 11,987 18.81% 6,477 10.16%

Includes: Laboratory recruited roles (includes roles waived from posting), postdoc employees, and students funded by the lab (not DOE funded students)
Excludes: Unknown ethnicity and multi ethnicities
URM = Under Represented Minorities (e.g.: African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian/Alaskan Native)
OPC = Other People of Color (e.g.: Asian/Asian American and Pacific Islanders.
Includes data from all 17 national labs.