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Tesla Number of Employees

 

At the end of 2022, the number of full time employees working for Tesla and its subsidiaries was 127,855, which was around 29,000 higher compared to the prior year. The electric car maker has experienced sharp growth in the last three years with its revenue rising to $81.5 billion in 2022.

Number of Tesla Employees 2011-2022

As of 2020, the number of full time employees working for Tesla and its subsidiaries was 70,757. 

The following table shows the number of full time employee working for Tesla from 2011 to 2022

Year

Employees

2022127,855

2021

99,290

2020

70,757

2019

48,016

2018

48,817

2017

37,543

2016

17,782

2015

13,058

2014

10,161

2013

5,859

2012

2,964

2011

1,417

As of December 31, 2021, the total number of Tesla’s full time employees was 99,290 compared to 70,757 in the previous year.

 The number of employees working for Tesla in 2019 was 48,016 compared to 48,817.

About Tesla:

Tesla is a renowned global brand of electric vehicles. It was founded in the year 2003. The company is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States.

Apart from automobiles, Tesla also sells energy generation and storage systems. 

The automobile product range of Tesla includes Model 3, Model Y, Model S, Model X, Cybertruck, Tesla Semi and a new Tesla Roadster.

The company is led by its CEO Elon Musk. In 2019, Tesla delivered around 367,500 vehicles. 

 

Automotive and technological industries are marked by heavy competition. In this highly competitive environment skilled employee are like an asset and brands compete to hire and retain the best for themselves. In the last five years, the number of employees at Tesla has grown six times. The total number of employees working for Tesla in 2017 was equal to 37543. This was around 20K higher than 2016 when the number of employees working for Tesla was at 17782.