There are about 200,000 DON civilian employees working for the Department of the Navy – the size of the top Fortune 500 companies
There are more than 558 occupations – from accounting to zoology
More than 50,000 of the civilians are engineers and world-class scientists/researchers
About ~57,000 civilians hold bachelor’s degrees; ~27,000 have master’s degrees and ~4,400 are PhDs
More than 35,000 civilians are blue collar artisans
Nearly 7,000 civilians work in the medical community.
Veterans comprise more than half of the civilian workforce