Characteristics of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers in the United States: 1997

Appendix C.
Occupation Field List


1.0 Computer and Mathematical Sciences top

1.1 Computer and information sciences

520 Computer systems analysts
530 Computer scientists, except systems analysts
540 Information systems scientists and analysts
550 Other computer and information science occupations
880 Computer engineers-software

1.2 Mathematical sciences

172 Mathematicians
173 Operations research analysts, modeling
174 Statisticians
176 Other mathematical scientists

1.8 Postsecondary teachers in Computer and Mathematical sciences

276 Postsecondary Teachers-Computer
286 Postsecondary Teachers-Mathematical Science

2.0 Life and Related Sciences top

2.1 Agricultural and food sciences

210 Agricultural and food scientists

2.2 Biological sciences

022 Biochemists and biophysicists
023 Biological scientists
025 Medical scientists, except practitioners
027 Other biological and life scientists

2.3 Environmental life sciences, including forestry sciences

024 Forestry and conservation scientists

2.8 Postsecondary teachers in Life and related sciences

271 Postsecondary teachers-Agriculture
273 Postsecondary teachers-Biological scientists
287 Postsecondary teachers-Medical science
297 Other postsecondary teachers-Natural sciences

3.0 Physical and Related Sciences top

3.1Chemistry, except biochemistry

193 Chemists, except biochemists

3.2 Earth science, geology and oceanography

192 Atmospheric and space scientists
194 Geologists, including earth sciences
195 Oceanographers

3.3 Physics and astronomy

191 Astronomer
196 Physicists

3.4 Other physical sciences

198 Other physical and related sciences

3.8 Postsecondary teachers in Physical and related sciences

275 Postsecondary teachers-Chemistry
277 Postsecondary teachers-Earth, environmental and marine science
289 Postsecondary teachers-Physics

4.0 Social and Related Sciences top

4.1 Economics

232 Economists

4.2 Political science and related sciences

235 Political Scientists

4.3 Psychology

236 Psychologists, including clinical psychologists

4.4 Sociology and anthropology

231 Anthropologists
237 Sociologists

4.5 Other social sciences

233 Historians, science and technology
238 Other Social Scientists

4.7 Postsecondary teachers in Social and related sciences

278 Postsecondary teachers-Economics
290 Postsecondary teachers-Politics
291 Postsecondary teachers-Psychology
293 Postsecondary teachers-Sociology
298 Postsecondary teachers-Other social sciences

5.0 Engineering top

5.1 Aerospace and related engineering

082 Aeronautical, aerospace and astronautical engineers

5.2 Chemical engineering

085 Chemical engineers

5.7 Civil and architectural engineering

086 Civil engineers, including architectural and sanitary

5.4 Electrical, electronic, computer and communications engineering

087 Computer engineers - Hardware
089 Electrical and electronics engineers

5.5 Industrial engineering

091 Industrial engineers

5.6 Mechanical engineering

094 Mechanical engineers

5.7 Other engineering

083 Agricultural engineers
084 Bioengineering and 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

5.8 Postsecondary teachers in engineering

280 Postsecondary teachers-engineering

6.0 Non-S&E Occupations top

6.1 Management and administration

141 Top and mid-level managers, executives, administrators
151 Accountants, auditors, and other financial specialists
152 Personnel, training and labor relations specialists
153 Other management related occupations

6.2 Health and related

111 Diagnosing and treating health practitioners
112 Registered nurses, pharmacists, dieticians, therapists, etc.
113 Health technologists and technicians
114 Other health occupations

6.3 Non-postsecondary Teaching and related

251 Teachers, Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten
252 Teachers, Elementary school
253 Teachers, Secondary-Computer, math or science
254 Teachers, Secondary-Social sciences
255 Teachers, Secondary-Other subjects
256 Teachers, Special education
257 Teachers, Other precollegiate education

6.4 Non-S&E postsecondary teaching

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
284 Postsecondary teachers-Home economics
285 Postsecondary teachers-Law
288 Postsecondary teachers-Physical education
292 Postsecondary teachers-Social work
294 Postsecondary teachers-Theology
295 Postsecondary teachers-Trade and industrial
296 Postsecondary teachers-Other health specialties
299 Postsecondary teachers-Other non-S&E not listed above

6.5 Social service and related

040 Clergy and other religious workers
070 Counselors, educational and vocational
240 Social workers

6.6 Technology and technical

026 Technologists/technicians in biology/life sciences
051 Computer programmers
100 E&E, industrial, mechanical engineering technologist/technicians
101 Drafting occupations, including computer drafting
102 Surveying and mapping engineering technicians
103 Other engineering technologists and technicians
104 Surveyors
175 Technologists/Technicians in mathematical sciences
197 Technologists/Technicians in physical sciences

6.7 Sales and marketing

200 Sales/Marketing-Insurance, securities, real estate, and business services
201 Sales Occupations-Commodities, except retail
202 Sales Occupations-Retail
203 Other marketing and sales occupations

6.8 Art, humanities and related

010 Artists, broadcasters, editors, entertainers, public relations specialists, writers
234 Historians, except science and technology

6.9 Other non-S&E

031 Accounting clerks and bookkeepers
032 Secretaries, receptionists and typists
033 Other administrative
081 Architects
110 Farmers, foresters, and fishermen
120 Lawyers and judges
130 Librarians, archivists and curators
171 Actuaries
221 Food preparation and service workers
222 Protective service workers
223 Other service occupations, except health
401 Construction trades, miners and well drillers
402 Mechanics and repairers
403 Precision production occupations
404 Operators and related occupations
405 Transportation and material moving occupations
500 Other Occupations
995 Other Fields (Not Listed)

Other categories

000 Never Worked
997 Not on Survey
998 Logical Skipped
999 Missing


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