People at Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman People 

The men and women of Northrop Grumman are truly extraordinary. We are confident some of the finest minds in the country are part of Northrop Grumman. Our people come from diverse backgrounds and have unique skills and experience. It is this diversity that makes us great! It fosters creativity and innovation and enables us to create some of the most technically sophisticated products and services in the world.

Here's some information about some of the men and women who make Northrop Grumman extraordinary.

Workforce Data

At Northrop Grumman we strive to build and retain the best workforce in the industry — one that is diverse and inclusive. By seeking top talent from a diverse pool, we continue to ensure that we have the right team of people to help us reach our goals.

By being diverse and inclusive, we are also able to produce an engaged workforce where NGC colleagues can do their best work and grow personally and professionally. Northrop Grumman is committed to achieve and sustain a diverse and inclusive workforce by fostering a culture of equal opportunity through affirmative action and other proactive measures.

The company, as a major government contractor, records and monitors racial/ethnic, gender and Veterans as required by federal regulations. The company is also committed to integrating into the workforce people with disabilities.

Below is Northrop Grumman's diversity representation by major job category. By being transparent, we intend to be an employer of choice.

People at Northrop Grumman

Job Category Men Women White Black or African American Hispanic or Latino Asian All Others
Exec Senior Level Official 67.35% 32.65% 82.14% 6.63% 3.57% 6.12% 1.53%
First/Mid-Level  Officials-Mgrs. 73.81% 26.19% 74.66% 6.84% 6.90% 8.63% 2.96%
Professionals 73.58% 26.42% 65.88% 8.45% 8.28% 13.78% 3.60%
Technicians 84.85% 15.15% 58.92% 11.41% 15.39% 10.46% 3.83%
Administrative Support Workers 31.30% 68.70% 60.26% 16.37% 15.54% 4.22% 3.60%
Craft Workers 91.24% 8.76% 57.62% 11.24% 22.30% 5.10% 3.74%
Operatives 73.17% 26.83% 49.03% 14.01% 17.67% 14.49% 4.80%
Laborers and Helpers 85.14% 14.86% 47.30% 14.86% 31.08% 4.05% 2.70%
Service Workers 74.90% 25.10% 44.79% 25.10% 25.10% 3.47% 1.54%
Total Work Force 73.35% 26.65% 65.51% 9.17% 10.06% 11.72% 3.54%
People of Color 34.49%
People with Disabilities 7.06%
Veterans 19.96%


*Source: 12/31/2017 standard headcount reported in EEO-1 US annual regulatory categories.