Table 3-3
S&E degree holders employed in non-S&E occupations, by highest degree and relation of degree to job: 1999
 
      Degree related to job
Highest degree Degree holders    Closely Somewhat Not
  Number   Percent
All degreesa 4,976,900   33.2 34.1 32.7
Bachelor's 4,092,800   29.9 34.7 35.5
Master's 724,800   48.7 31.2 20.1
Doctoral 155,200   46.0 35.6 18.5
 
aIncludes professional degrees.

NOTE: Details may not add to totals because of rounding.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT), 1999.
 
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