Building Our Diverse Team

We are confident some of the finest minds in the country are part of our diverse team. 

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Our employees are truly extraordinary.

Our employees come from varied backgrounds and have unique skills and experience. It is this diversity that makes us great. It fosters creativity and invention and enables us to create some of the most technically sophisticated products and services in the world.

Pie chart showing the percentage of People of Color at Northrop Grumman With a Detailed Key

Employee Population

At Northrop Grumman, we strive to build and retain the best team 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 makeup of employees to help us reach our goals.

By being diverse and inclusive, we are also able to produce an engaged team where colleagues can do their best work and grow personally and professionally. Northrop Grumman is committed to achieving and sustaining an inclusive and diverse employee population 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, people with disabilities and veterans as required by U.S. federal regulations.

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

Infographic: Total Female Population

Total Population

24.5% Female

2022-People of Color Chart

People of Color

Asian: 11.1%; Hispanic: 14.4%; Black/African American: 7.4%; Two or More Races: 3.6%

2022 DEI Total Leadership

Management and above Population

27% Female; 29% People of Color

2022 VP Leadership DEI

Vice President and above Population

34% Female; 19% People of Color

Infographic: Total Veteran Population



Infographic: Total Population of Persons with Disabilities

Persons with Disabilities


EEO-1 Annual Regulatory Reports 2018–2022

Northrop Grumman has been committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive team over time, and we continue to make progress. 

The EEO-1 Component 1 report is a mandatory annual data collection in the United States filed annually with the Joint Reporting Committee and is required of all private sector employers with 100 or more employees, and federal contractors with 50 or more employees. The report provides a demographic breakdown of the employer’s workforce data by gender, race/ethnicity and job categories. The filing is required under section 709(c) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e-8(c), and 29 CFR 1602.7-.14 and 41 CFR 60-1.7(a). Additional information is available at and

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Northrop Grumman

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