Number of Employees at General Motors

General Motors Number of Employees worldwide 2014-2021

YearEmployees worldwide
2014216,000
2015215,000
2016225,000
2017180,000
2018173,000
2019164,000
2020155,000
2021157,000

Number of employees working for General Motors in the fiscal year 2018 was 173,000. Out of the total 124,000 were employed at General Motors North America and 39,000 at General Motors International.  10,000 were employed by GM Financial. 

Number of General Motors Employees in the United States

YearUS totalUS hourlyUS Salaried
201491,00051,00040,000
201597,00052,00045,000
2016105,00055,00050,000
2017103,00051,00052,000
2018103,00053,00050,000
201996,00048,00048,000
202094,00046,00048,000
202198,00045,00053,000

As of 2021, General Motors employed 157,000 people worldwide compared to155,000 during the previous year. It employed 98,000 people in the United States alone, including 53,000 salaried and 45,000 hourly employees. 

United States is the leading market of General Motors. The company employed 103,000 people in the US during the year ended 31 December, 2018. Out of the total 53,000 were salaried employees and 50,000 were hourly employees.