Table 3-1
Measures of S&E workforce: 1999
Measure and degree status Workforce
BLS Current Population Survey  
All employed in S&E 5,294,000
With bachelor's degree or higher 4,021,000
SESTAT data system  
Employed S&E degree holders 10,480,000
In S&E occupation 3,259,000
BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics

SOURCES: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT), 1999; and National Bureau of Economic Research’s Merged Outgoing Rotation Group Files from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Current Population Survey.
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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