National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Studies, Characteristics of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers in the United States: 1995, NSF 97-319, R. Keith Wilkinson (Arlington, VA, 1997).
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This report provides information on the number of scientists and engineers by demographic characteristics such as citizenship, place of birth, field of degree, and employment-related characteristics such as occupation, sector of employment, median salary, and various labor force rates. Of further note, some tables in this report include estimates for doctoral scientists and engineers employed in 4-year colleges and universities.
In addition to this section on General Notes, this report includes Detailed Statistical Tables, Technical Notes, and the Survey Instrument. The Detailed Statistical Tables section includes employment and salary detail tables. The Technical Notes section contains information on survey methodology, coverage, concepts, definitions, and sampling errors.
Requests for additional information should be directed to R. Keith Wilkinson, Science and Engineering Personnel Program, Division of Science Resources Studies, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA. 22230. Telephone: (703) 306-1776.
 The Longitudinal Doctorate Project consists of the Survey of Doctorate Recipients, a biennial survey conducted since 1973, and the Doctorate Work History File, a longitudinal file of data from these surveys.