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.

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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)
331 75 22.66% 20 6.04% 12 3.63%
Research/Technical Management (first-line and mid-level)
(Engineering Management, Research Management, Technical Management)
4,162 707 16.99% 279 6.70% 381 9.15%
Operations (or Research Support) Management
(Business Management, Computer Systems, Communications, ESHQ, Facilities Ops, HR, Legal, Tech Transfer, Strategic Planning)
2,627 996 37.91% 467 17.78% 136 5.18%
Technical Research Staff
(Non-management: Researchers, Scientists, or Engineers)
22,566 4,487 19.88% 2,414 10.70% 2,749 12.18%
Operations Support Staff
(Non-management: support roles)
20,801 9,283 44.63% 5,734 27.57% 813 3.91%
Post Doctoral
(Post-doc employees)
2,581 618 23.94% 142 5.50% 999 38.71%
Graduate Student
(Funded by Lab)
2,265 648 28.61% 322 14.22% 405 17.88%
Undergraduate Student
(Funded by Lab, do not include undergrad student funded by DOE directly (i.e. SULI))
1,935 811 41.91% 576 29.77% 212 10.96%
Totals 57,268 17,625 30.78% 9,954 17.38% 5,707 9.97%

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: AMES, ANL, BNL, FNAL, INL, JLAB, LANL, LBL, LLNL, NREL, ORNL, PNNL, PPPL, SANDIA, SLAC