Table A-2. Crosswalk of occupations used in the SDR data tables

Science and engineering classification Major occupational category Minor occupational category Detailed occupational category
Science occupations Biological/agricultural/ other life scientists Agricultural/food scientists 021 Agricultural and food scientists
Biochemists/biophysicists 022 Biochemists and biophysicists
Biological scientists 023 Biological scientists
Forestry/conservation scientists 024 Forestry and conservation scientists
Medical scientists 025 Medical scientists (excluding practitioners)
Postsecondary teachers, agricultural/other natural sciences 271 Postsecondary teachers, agriculture
297 Postsecondary teachers, other natural sciences
Postsecondary teachers, biological sciences 273 Postsecondary teachers, biological sciences
Other biological/agricultural/life scientists 027 Other biological and life scientists
Computer and information scientists Computer/information scientists 051 Computer and information scientists, research
052 Computer network architect
054 Computer support specialists
055 Computer system analysts
056 Database administrators
057 Information security analysts
058 Network and computer systems administrators
059 Software developers -- applications and systems software
060 Web developers
061 Other computer and information science occupations
088 Computer engineers, software
Postsecondary teachers, computer science 276 Postsecondary teachers, computer science
Mathematical scientists Mathematical scientists 172 Mathematicians
173 Operations research analysts, including modeling
174 Statisticians
176 Other mathematical scientists
Postsecondary teachers, math/statistics 286 Postsecondary teachers, mathematics and statistics
Physical scientists Chemists, except biochemists 193 Chemists, except biochemists
Earth/atmospheric/ocean scientists 192 Atmospheric and space scientists
194 Geologists, including earth scientists
195 Oceanographers
Physicists/astronomers 191 Astronomers
196 Physicists, except biophysicists
Postsecondary teachers, chemistry 275 Postsecondary teachers, chemistry
Postsecondary teachers, physics 289 Postsecondary teachers, physics
Postsecondary teachers, other physical sciences 277 Postsecondary teachers, earth, environmental, and marine sciences
Other physical scientists 198 Other physical scientists
Psychologists Psychologists 236 Psychologists, including clinical
Postsecondary teachers, psychology 291 Postsecondary teachers, psychology
Social scientists Economists 232 Economists
Political scientists 235 Political scientists
Postsecondary teachers, economics 278 Postsecondary teachers, economics
Postsecondary teachers, political science 290 Postsecondary teachers, political science
Postsecondary teachers, sociology 293 Postsecondary teachers, sociology
Postsecondary teachers, other social sciences 298 Postsecondary teachers, other social sciences
Sociologists/anthropologists 231 Anthropologists
237 Sociologists
Other social scientists 238 Other social scientists
Engineering occupations Engineers Aerospace/aeronautical/astronautical engineers 082 Aeronautical, aerospace and astronautical engineers
Chemical engineers 085 Chemical engineers
Civil/architectural/sanitary engineers 086 Civil engineers, including architectural and sanitary
Electrical engineers 087 Computer engineers, hardware
089 Electrical and electronics engineers
Industrial engineers 091 Industrial engineers
Mechanical engineers 094 Mechanical engineers
Postsecondary teachers, engineering 280 Postsecondary teachers, engineering
Other engineers 083 Agricultural engineers
084 Bioengineers or biomedical engineers
090 Environmental engineers
092 Marine engineers and naval architects
093 Materials and metallurgical engineers
095 Mining and geological engineers
096 Nuclear engineers
097 Petroleum engineers
098 Sales engineers
099 Other engineers
Science/engineering related occupations Science/engineering-related occupations Health occupations, except postsecondary teachers and managers 111 Diagnosing and treating practitioners
112 Registered nurses, pharmacists, dieticians, therapists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners
113 Health technologists and technicians
114 Other health occupations
Postsecondary teachers, health and related sciences 287 Postsecondary teachers, health and related sciences
S&E managers, including health 142 Computer and information systems managers
143 Engineering managers
144 Medical and health services managers
145 Natural sciences managers
S&E precollege teachers 253 Teachers, secondary–computer, math, or sciences
254 Teachers, secondary–social sciences
S&E technicians/technologists 026 Technologists and technicians, biological and life sciences
053 Computer programmers, business, scientific, and process control
100 Electrical, electronic, industrial, and mechanical technicians
101 Drafting occupations, including computer drafting
102 Surveying and mapping technicians
103 Other engineers, technologists, and technicians
104 Surveyors, cartographers, and photogrammetrists
175 Technologists and technicians, mathematical sciences
197 Technologists and technicians, physical scientists
Other S&E-related occupations 081 Architects
171 Actuaries
Non-science/non-engineering occupations Non-science/non-engineering occupations Arts/humanities-related occupations 233 Historians
010 Writers, editors, public relations specialists, artists, entertainers, and broadcasters
Management-related occupations 151 Accountants, auditors, and other financial specialists
152 Personnel, training, and labor relations specialists
153 Other management-related occupations
Non-S&E managers 141 Top-level managers, executives, and administrators
146 Education administrators
147 Other mid-level managers
Non-S&E postsecondary teachers 272 Postsecondary teachers, art, drama, and music
274 Postsecondary teachers, business, commerce and marketing
279 Postsecondary teachers, education
281 Postsecondary teachers, English
282 Postsecondary teachers, foreign language
283 Postsecondary teachers, history
288 Postsecondary teachers, physical education
299 Postsecondary teachers, other non-science and engineering
Non-S&E precollege/other teachers 251 Teachers, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten
252 Teachers, elementary school
255 Teachers, secondary–other subjects
256 Teachers, special education–primary and secondary
257 Teachers, other precollegiate area
Sales/marketing occupations 200 Insurance, securities, real estate, and business services
201 Sales occupations, commodities, except retail
202 Sales occupations, retail
203 Other marketing and sales occupations
Social service-related occupations 040 Clergy and other religious workers
070 Counselors, educational, vocational, mental health, and substance abuse
240 Social workers
Other non-S&E occupations 031 Accounting clerks, and bookkeepers
032 Secretaries, receptionists, and typists
033 Other administrative occupations
110 Farmers, foresters, and fishermen
120 Lawyers and judges
130 Librarians, archivists, and curators
221 Food preparation and service occupations
222 Protective services
223 Other service occupations, except health
300 Other teachers and instructors
401 Construction and extraction occupations
402 Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations
403 Precision/production occupations
405 Transportation and material moving occupations
500 Other occupations