By the Numbers
Curious about how many
people work for the FBI today? Here are the latest numbers, including changes
since 9/11/01 and a few other interesting details.
of FBI employees: 28,576.
professionals: 16,420, including more than 1,300 analysts and
more than 1,000 information technology experts.
Number of FBI
employees who are women and/or minorities: Nearly 16,000.
stationed overseas: More than 200 agents and support staff are
assigned permanently to our 47 Legal Attaches worldwide, with hundreds
more supporting them on a temporary basis. More than 125 agents and other
personnel are in Athens, for example, to help support security initiatives
at the Olympic Games.
Changes Since 9/11/01
hired since 9/11: 5,606. That includes 2,731 special agents
and 2,875 support employees.
Growth in the
total FBI workforce since 9/11 (after retirements, etc.): 1,662
employees, including 990 agents and 672 support employees.
Other Interesting Facts
with advanced degrees: More than 6,000 (more than half).
who are proficient in at least one foreign language: More than
2,400, half of whom are special agents.
As an example
of the diverse skills in the FBI, guess how many chemists are on the
Bureau payroll? 48. Along with 3 geologists, 3 mathematicians,
and 1 metallurgist.
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