Film and television spaceship workplaces, ranked by a matrix of data inputs including interesting and challenging work assignments, intriguing travel destinations, opportunity for advancement, pay, benefits, and potential career longevity; presuming entry level employment as a redshirt character, most likely as a junior communications officer.
  1. Firefly/Serenity
  2. Galaxy Quest
  3. The Fifth Element
  4. Star Wars
  5. Elysium
  6. Battlestar Galactica (2000s)
  7. WALL-E
  8. Spaceballs
  9. Guardians of the Galaxy
  10. Alien/Aliens/Prometheus
  11. 2001: A Space Odyssey
  12. Interstellar
  13. The Martian
  14. Moon
  15. The Last Starfighter
  16. Battlestar Galactica (1970s)
  17. Gravity
  18. Lost in Space
  19. Starship Troopers
  20. Star Trek