FAU, including the affiliated Universitätsklinikum, is the second largest employer in Erlangen with 14,500 staff in various different types of employment. The statistics below, with the exception of the figures referring to professors, do not include Universitätsklinikum.
On 1 December 2019, the following were working at FAU:
- 585 professors
- 3,516 members of research staff
- 2,315 members of administrative staff