Health occupations, except postsecondary teachers and managers
Postsecondary teachers, health and related sciences
S&E managers, including health
S&E precollege teachers
S&E technicians and technologists
Other S&E-related occupations
Non-S&E postsecondary teachers
Non-S&E precollege/other teachers
Social service–related occupations
Other non-S&E occupations
Codes used in data tables: * = suppressed when population estimate < 25. 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.
NOTES: Labor force is defined as those employed (E) plus those unemployed and seeking work (U). Population (P) is defined as all S&E doctorate holders less than 76 years of age, who were residing in the United States during the week of 1 February 2015, and who earned doctorates from U.S. institutions. Labor force participation rate (RLF) = (E+U)/P. If respondent was not employed during survey reference period, occupation when last employed was reported. Excludes 300 individuals who reported never having worked so could not be classified by occupation. Residence location is based on reported living location on 1 February 2015.
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2015.