General Motors Number of Employees

Number of General Motors Employees US and Global 2014-2017

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YearGlobalUS totalUS hourlyUS Salaried
2014216000910005100040000
2015215000970005200045000
20162250001050005500050000
20171800001030005100052000

Increased competition in the automotive industry has made it essential that brands focus especially on Human resources. Skilled human resources can be a source of competitive advantage for the automotive brands. In 2017, General Motors had employed 180000 employees globally. Out of these 103000 were hourly employees and 77000 were salaried employees. In US alone, it employed 51000 hourly and 52000 salaried employees. the total number of employees in 2017 had decreased from 2016 by 45000.

Sources:

GM Annual reports 2014 to 2017