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NCSES SDR 2013 DST 34 SAS Output
Table 34. Doctoral scientists and engineers, by occupation, ethnicity, and race: 2013
 

Occupation                    Not Hispanic or Latinob
Total Hispanica American Indian or Alaska Native Asian Black or African American White Other racec
Number SE Number SE Number SE Number SE Number SE Number SE Number SE
All occupations 837,900 950 28,800 250 1,800 200 159,300 750 25,900 300 611,400 900 10,700 400
Science occupations 484,300 2,300 17,600 400 1,100 150 84,500 1,000 14,300 350 360,300 2,050 6,500 300
Biological/ agricultural/ other life scientists 154,700 1,550 5,900 250 300 100 31,100 700 3,700 200 111,500 1,350 2,200 250
Agricultural/ food scientists 10,300 500 400 100 D D 1,500 250 300 100 7,900 450 100 100
Biochemists/ biophysicists 17,300 650 500 100 D D 5,800 400 300 100 10,400 550 300 100
Biological scientists 22,900 850 1,100 150 D D 4,600 400 600 100 16,300 750 300 100
Forestry/ conservation scientists 2,000 250 100 50 D D D D D D 1,800 250 D D
Medical scientists 37,800 1,100 1,300 150 D D 10,200 600 800 100 25,000 900 500 100
Postsecondary teachers, agricultural/ other natural sciences 8,000 500 400 100 D D 500 150 200 100 6,800 450 100 100
Postsecondary teachers, biological sciences 39,500 1,050 1,500 150 D D 4,000 400 1,000 150 32,300 1,000 600 150
Other biological/ agricultural/ life scientists 16,800 750 600 100 D D 4,400 400 400 100 11,100 550 200 100
Computer/ information scientists 48,800 1,150 900 150 D D 18,600 750 800 150 27,800 900 600 150
Computer/ information scientists 39,300 1,100 700 150 D D 15,200 700 600 100 22,300 800 500 100
Postsecondary teachers, computer science 9,500 500 200 100 D D 3,400 350 300 100 5,500 400 200 100
Mathematical scientists 35,500 850 1,100 150 D D 9,700 500 1,000 150 23,500 700 200 100
Mathematical scientists 15,500 650 300 100 D D 5,900 400 400 100 8,700 550 100 100
Postsecondary teachers, mathematics/ statistics 20,000 650 800 100 D D 3,800 350 600 100 14,900 550 100 50
Physical scientists 96,800 1,200 2,600 200 200 100 16,000 650 1,900 200 74,900 1,100 1,100 200
Chemists, except biochemists 26,000 800 700 150 D D 6,100 400 600 150 18,200 750 300 100
Earth/ atmospheric/ ocean scientists 12,700 550 400 100 D D 1,900 250 100 50 10,200 500 S S
Physicists/ astronomers 14,700 600 300 100 D D 2,400 300 D D 11,800 550 200 100
Postsecondary teachers, chemistry 17,800 700 600 100 D D 2,100 250 600 100 14,300 600 200 100
Postsecondary teachers, physics 11,400 600 400 100 D D 1,600 250 200 100 9,100 500 100 50
Postsecondary teachers, other physical sciences 8,300 500 300 100 D D 700 150 100 50 7,100 450 S S
Other physical scientists 5,900 500 100 50 D D 1,300 250 200 100 4,200 400 100 100
Psychologists 79,000 1,100 3,800 250 300 100 2,800 250 3,300 250 67,500 1,100 1,300 150
Psychologists 57,000 1,100 2,500 200 200 100 1,800 250 2,300 200 49,300 1,100 800 150
Postsecondary teachers, psychology 22,000 700 1,300 200 D D 1,000 200 1,000 150 18,200 650 500 150
Social scientists 69,500 1,100 3,200 150 300 100 6,300 350 3,600 200 55,100 1,000 1,000 150
Economists 8,500 450 400 100 D D 1,100 150 200 50 6,700 450 100 50
Political scientists 1,600 250 D D D D D D 100 50 1,400 250 D D
Postsecondary teachers, economics 10,900 550 400 100 D D 1,600 250 500 150 8,200 500 * *
Postsecondary teachers, political science 10,600 500 500 100 D D 600 150 600 150 8,700 500 200 100
Postsecondary teachers, sociology 9,200 450 400 100 D D 600 100 800 100 7,200 450 100 50
Postsecondary teachers, other social sciences 15,900 550 800 150 200 100 1,200 150 800 100 12,500 550 400 100
Sociologists/ anthropologists 4,100 350 200 50 D D 200 100 200 100 3,400 300 100 50
Other social scientists 8,800 500 500 100 D D 800 150 500 100 6,900 450 100 50
Engineering occupations 106,800 1,350 3,100 200 200 100 37,400 900 2,100 200 63,200 1,100 800 150
Aerospace/ aeronautical/ astronautical engineers 6,800 500 200 100 D D 1,300 200 200 100 5,000 450 D D
Chemical engineers 9,100 550 400 100 D D 3,200 300 200 100 5,200 450 100 50
Civil/ architectural/ sanitary engineers 5,200 450 400 100 D D 1,700 300 100 50 2,900 350 D D
Electrical engineers 22,200 700 400 100 D D 10,400 550 300 100 10,900 550 100 100
Industrial engineersd 1,400 250 * * D D 300 150 D D 1,000 200 D D
Mechanical engineers 10,700 600 100 50 D D 4,500 350 100 50 5,900 450 D D
Postsecondary teachers, engineering 23,600 800 1,000 150 D D 6,200 450 600 100 15,500 700 200 100
Other engineersd 28,000 950 600 150 D D 9,800 600 500 150 16,700 700 300 100
S&E-related occupations 91,000 1,400 2,700 200 300 100 15,800 650 3,500 250 67,500 1,150 1,200 150
Health occupations, except postsecondary teachers and managers 25,700 800 800 150 D D 4,900 400 1,300 150 18,200 650 500 100
Postsecondary teachers, health and related sciences 24,200 800 700 100 100 100 2,800 300 1,200 150 19,000 700 300 100
S&E managers, including health 31,800 900 900 150 100 50 6,500 450 700 150 23,200 750 300 100
S&E precollege teachers 5,200 450 200 50 D D 300 100 300 100 4,400 450 D D
S&E technicians and technologists 3,300 350 100 50 D D 1,000 200 D D 2,200 300 D D
Other S&E-related occupations 700 200 D D D D 200 100 D D 500 150 D D
Non-S&E occupations 155,900 1,950 5,300 350 200 100 21,700 750 6,000 300 120,400 1,850 2,200 250
Arts/ humanities-related occupations 8,600 500 200 100 D D 700 150 100 50 7,500 450 200 100
Management-related occupations 26,400 850 800 100 D D 5,200 450 1,100 150 19,100 750 300 100
Non-S&E managers 66,500 1,450 2,300 250 100 50 8,600 500 2,400 200 52,400 1,500 700 150
Non-S&E postsecondary teachers 19,100 700 1,000 150 D D 2,500 250 1,000 150 14,000 650 400 100
Non-S&E precollege/ other teachers 4,000 400 100 50 D D 400 150 100 50 3,300 350 100 100
Sales/ marketing occupations 9,600 550 200 100 D D 2,300 250 300 100 6,700 500 100 100
Social service–related occupations 7,500 500 400 100 D D 300 100 800 150 5,900 450 100 50
Other non-S&E occupations 14,300 700 500 150 D D 1,600 250 300 100 11,600 650 300 100

Codes used in data tables: * = suppressed when population estimate < 50. D = suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information. S = suppressed for reliability; coefficient of variation exceeds publication standards.
S&E = science and engineering; SE = standard error.
a Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.
b American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, black or African American, and white are single race.
c Other race includes Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and persons reporting more than one race who are not of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.
d From 1999 to 2008, data for Industrial engineers were mislabeled as "Materials/metallurgical engineers." For all years, data in this category have included only industrial engineers. For all years, data on Materials/metallurgical engineers have been included only in Other engineers.
NOTES: Numbers are rounded to the nearest 100. Standard errors are rounded up to the nearest 50. Detail may not add to total because of rounding. If respondent was not employed during survey reference period, occupation when last employed was reported. Excludes 100 individuals who reported never having worked so could not be classified by occupation.
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2013.
Data from survey cycle 2013, as of 18 February 2014.