Table 3-15
Scientists and engineers recently awarded doctorates, by degree field and relation to occupation: 2001
(Percent)
 
  Occupation relation to degree
Doctorate field Same field Other S&E Related
non-S&E
Nonrelated
non-S&E
Engineering 68.9 22.8 6.2 2.1
Life sciences 67.7 8.4 21.1 2.8
Mathematics/computer sciences 86.3 3.1 9.0 1.6
Social sciences 72.3 7.3 17.2 3.2
Physical sciences 64.5 24.7 7.2 3.6
 
NOTE: Percents may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 2001.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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