Table 3-19
First age at which more than 50 percent of S&E degree holders are retired, by highest degree and employment status: 1999
(Years)
 
Highest
degree
Not working
full time
Not in labor
force
Retired from
any job
Bachelor's 62 65 63
Master's 62 65 62
Doctoral 66 68 66
 
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT), 1999.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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