Table 3-26
H-1b visa admissions, by occupation: FY 2001
 
Occupation Number Percent
All occupations 331,206 100.0
Computer related 191,397 57.8
Architecture, engineering, and
surveying
40,388 12.2
Education 17,431 5.3
Medicine 11,334 3.4
Life sciences 6,492 2.0
Social sciences 6,145 1.9
Mathematical/physical sciences 5,772 1.7
Other professional/technical 5,662 1.7
Other (non-S&E related) 46,585 14.1
 
NOTE: Total admissions includes each entry to the United States and thus is much greater than the number of visas issued.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, administrative data.
 
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