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TableDoctoral scientists and engineers: 2010
by field of doctorate
1by employment status
2by employment status and sex (broad field)
3by employment status, ethnicity, and race (broad field)
selected employment characteristics
4-1unemployed rate
4-2involuntarily out-of-field rate
4-3labor force participation rate
5by sex
6by ethnicity and race
7by disability status
 
Employed doctoral scientists and engineers: 2010
by field of doctorate
8by ethnicity, race, and sex
9by citizenship status
10by age
11by years since doctorate
12by sector of employment
13by sector of employment and sex (broad field)
14by sector of employment, ethnicity, and race (broad field)
15-1by primary or secondary work activity
15-2by primary work activity
16by employer location (broad field)
in 4-year educational institutions, by broad field of doctorate
17by sex and faculty rank
18by sex, faculty rank, and years since doctorate
19by ethnicity, race, and faculty rank
20by sex and tenure status
21by sex, tenure status, and years since doctorate
22by ethnicity, race, and tenure status
23by primary and secondary work activity
by selected demographic characteristics
24by broad field of doctorate
25by citizenship status
by sector of employment
26-1by selected demographic and employment-related characteristics and primary or secondary work activity
26-2by primary work activity
by ethnicity, race, and sex
27-1by selected demographic and employment-related characteristics and primary or secondary work activity
27-2by primary or secondary work activity
by selected demographic and employment-related characteristics
28-1by primary or secondary work activity
28-2by primary work activity
 
Occupations of doctoral scientists and engineers: 2010
by employment status
29by occupation
30by broad occupation and sex
31by broad occupation, ethnicity, and race
selected employment characteristics, by occupation
32-1unemployment rate
32-2involuntarily out-of-field rate
32-3labor force participation rate
by occupation
33by sex
34by ethnicity and race
35by disability status
36employed as postdoctoral appointees
37by ethnicity, race, and sex
38minority employed doctoral scientists and engineers, by ethnicity, race, and sex
39by citizenship status
40by age
41by years since doctorate
42by sector of employment
43by sector of employment and sex (broad occupation)
44by sector of employment, ethnicity, and race (broad occupation)
45-1by primary or secondary work activity
45-2by primary work activity
46by employer location (broad occupation)
47by selected demographic characteristics (broad occupation)
48by field of doctorate (broad occupation)
49in science occupations, by field of doctorate (broad occupation)
Median annual salaries of full-time employed doctoral scientists and engineers: 2010
by field of doctorate
50by ethnicity, race, and sex
51by citizenship status
52by age
53by years since doctorate
54by sector of employment
55by sector of employment and sex (broad field)
56by sector of employment, ethnicity, and race (broad field)
57-1by primary or secondary work activity
57-2by primary work activity
58by employer location (broad field)
in 4-year educational institutions, by broad field of doctorate
59by sex, and faculty rank
60by sex, faculty rank, and years since doctorate
61by ethnicity, race, and faculty rank
62by sex, and tenure status
63by sex, tenure status, and years since doctorate
64by ethnicity, race, and tenure status
by occupation
65by ethnicity, race, and sex
66by citizenship status
67by age
68by years since doctorate
69by sector of employment
70by disability status
71by sector of employment and sex (broad occupation)
72by sector of employment, ethnicity, and race
73-1by primary or secondary work activities
73-2by primary work activities
74by employer location (broad occupation)
 
Postdoctoral appointments of doctoral scientists and engineers: 2010
75employed as postdoctoral appointees, by field of doctorate
76status of postdoctoral appointments, by years since doctorate and broad field of doctorate
77employed as postdoctoral appointees, by selected demographic characteristics and broad field of doctorate
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Data from survey cycle 2010
(finalized October 2012)

National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.Characteristics of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers in the United States: 2010. http://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/doctoratework/2010/.



   Technical Notes: PDF format. (128 KB)
These notes provide information necessary for a data user to appropriately interpret the data tables. This information includes the following:
  • Survey coverage
  • Survey design
  • Data comparability
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   Technical Tables:
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TableTable Name
B-1Comparison of science, engineering, and health doctoral fields of study in SDR data tables to fields coded in the SDR and SED
B-2Crosswalk of occupations used in the SDR data tables
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Data from survey cycle 2010
(finalized October 2012)