Laboratory Demographics


Fermilab’s workforce consists of 1,844 employees (as of January 31, 2019), who are 25 percent female and 75 percent male.

The graph below shows the overall workforce distribution by ethnicity.

Workforce profile by ethnicity. Rounded percentages. Data: January 31, 2019

Fermilab develops, implements and maintains purposeful and intentional strategic initiatives to support a respectful organizational culture and intellectually diverse workplace.

Diversity profiles

The charts below show Fermilab’s workflow diversity profiles broken out by field of work defined as:

  • Computing: Computing professionals, excluding those with scientist job titles
  • Engineers: All engineering positions including guest engineers
  • Postdocs: Research associates and associate scientists
  • Scientists: Scientists, guest scientists and application physicists
  • Technical: Technical support staff, engineering physicists and accelerator operations professionals
  • Mission Support: All other employment categories including administrative personnel

Gender profile. Rounded percentages. Includes regular and fixed term employees. Data: January 31, 2019

Ethnicity profile. Rounded percentages. Data: January 31, 2019