Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Delivering science and technology to protect our nation and promote world stability

Inclusion and Diversity

We believe diversity fuels our innovative, agile, and principled workforce that is essential to solving problems of global importance.

Employee Resource Groups






LANL employee demographics
Female/Male demographics for the Lab
LANL veterans, people with disabilities, millenials, demographics

Types of JobsPercent WomenPercent URMPercent OPC
Senior Leadership
(Director, Deputy Director, Principal Associate Director, Deputy PAD, Associate Director, Deputy Associate Director)
24.0% 8.0% 0.0%
Research/Technical Management (First-line and Mid-level)
(Engineering Management, Research Management, Technical Management)
18.5% 11.9% 4.1%
Operations (or Research Support) Management
(Business Management, Computer Systems, Communications, ESH, Facilities Ops, HR, Legal, Tech Transfer, Strategic Planning)
28.2% 34.2% 1.1%
Technical Research Staff
(Non-management: Researchers, Scientists, or Engineers)
19.2% 13.7% 7.7%
Operations Support Staff
(Non-management: Support roles)
45.3% 54.6% 2.0%
Post Doctoral 24.2% 9.4% 31.4%
Graduate Students 33.8% 22.3% 10.5%
Undergraduate Students 39.0% 43.6% 5.2%
See DOE National Laboratory diversity statistics

Note: Workforce demographics as of July 1, 2016
URM = Underrepresented Minorities (African American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian/Alaskan Native)
OPC = Other People of Color (Asian/Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders)

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