Table 5-6
S&E doctorate holders employed in academia, by years since doctorate: Selected years, 1975–2001
(Percent)
 
Years since doctorate 1975 1981 1991 2001
Employed doctorate holders 53.4 49.7 44.7 44.0
3 or fewer 51.9 49.2 47.5 48.8
4–7 52.6 46.9 42.7 41.6
More than 7 54.3 50.6 44.7 43.9
 
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, special tabulations.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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