Table 3-2
Total S&E jobs: 2000 and projected 2010
(Thousands)
 
Occupation 2000 2010 Change
All occupations 145,571 167,754 22,183
All S&E occupations 4,706 6,904 2,197
Scientists 3,241 5,301 2,059
Life scientists 184 218 33
Mathematical/computer scientists 2,408 4,308 1,900
Computer specialists 2,318 4,213 1,895
Mathematical scientists 89 95 5
Physical scientists 239 283 44
Social scientists 410 492 82
Engineers 1,465 1,603 138
 
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections. See appendix table 3-4.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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