Characteristics of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers in the United States: 1999

Appendix B.
Occupation Field List


Computer and Information Sciences top

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

Postsecondary teachers, computer sciences
276   Postsecondary teachers – Computer sciences

Mathematical Sciences top

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

Postsecondary teachers, math sciences
286   Postsecondary teachers - Math sciences

Life and Related Sciences top

Agricultural sciences
210   Agricultural & food sciences

Biological sciences
022   Biochemists & biophysicists
023   Biological sciences
025   Medical sciences, except practitioners
027   Other biological & life sciences

Forestry and conservation sciences
024   Forestry & conservation sciences

Postsecondary teachers, life & related sciences
271   Postsecondary teachers - Agriculture
273   Postsecondary teachers - Biological sciences
287   Postsecondary teachers - Medical science
297   Other postsecondary teachers - Natural sciences

Physical and Related Sciences top

Chemists, except biochemistry
193   Chemists, except biochemistry

Earth sciences
192   Atmospheric & space sciences
194   Geologists, including earth sciences
195   Oceanographers

Physicists and astronomers
191   Astronomer
196   Physicists

Other physical sciences
198   Other physical & related sciences

Postsecondary teachers, physical & related sciences
275   Postsecondary teachers - Chemistry
277   Postsecondary teachers - Earth, environmental & marine science
289   Postsecondary teachers - Physics

Social and Related Sciences top

Economists
232   Economists

Political sciences
235   Political sciences

Sociologists and anthropologists
231   Anthropologists
237   Sociologists

S&T historians and other social sciences
233   Historians, science & technology
238   Other social sciences

Postsecondary teachers in Social & related sciences
278   Postsecondary teachers - Economics
290   Postsecondary teachers - Politics
293   Postsecondary teachers - Sociology
298   Postsecondary teachers - Other social sciences

Psychologists top

Psychologists
236   Psychologists, including clinical psychologists

Postsecondary teachers, psychology
291   Postsecondary teachers - Psychology

Engineers top

Aerospace & aeronautical engineers
082   Aeronautical, aerospace & astronautical engineers

Chemical engineers
085   Chemical engineers

Civil and architectural engineers
086   Civil engineers, including architectural and sanitary

Electrical and related engineers
087   Computer engineers - Hardware
089   Electrical & electronics engineers

Materials/metallurgical engineers
093   Materials & metallurgical engineers

Mechanical engineers
094   Mechanical engineers

Other engineers
083   Agricultural engineers
084   Bioengineering & biomedical engineers
090   Environmental engineers
091   Industrial engineers
092   Marine engineers & naval architects
095   Mining & geological engineers
096   Nuclear engineers
097   Petroleum engineers
098   Sales engineers
099   Other engineers

Postsecondary teachers, engineering
280   Postsecondary teachers - Engineering

Non-S&E Occupations top

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

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

Teachers, except S&E postsecondary teachers
251   Teachers, pre-kindergarten & 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
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 & industrial
296   Postsecondary teachers - Other health specialties
299   Postsecondary teachers - Other non-science & engineering not listed above

Social service and related occupations
040   Clergy & other religious workers
070   Counselors, educational & vocational
240   Social workers

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

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

Other non-S&E occupations
010   Artists, broadcasters, editors, entertainers, public relations specialists, writers
031   Accounting clerks & bookkeepers
032   Secretaries, receptionists & typists
033   Other administrative
081   Architects
110   Farmers, foresters, & fishermen
120   Lawyers & judges
130   Librarians, archivists & curators
171   Actuaries
221   Food preparation & service Workers
222   Protective service workers
223   Other service occupations, except health
234   Historians, except science & technology
401   Construction trades, miners & well drillers
402   Mechanics & repairers
403   Precision production occupations
404   Operators & related occupations
405   Transportation & material moving occupations
500   Other occupations
995   Other fields (Not Listed)


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