Table 5-16
S&E doctorate holders employed in academia 4–7 years after receiving degree who received Federal support, by degree field: 1981, 1991, and 2001
(Percent)
 
Degree field 1981 1991 2001
All fields 46.5 57.4 46.1
Physical sciences 57.9 67.2 54.1
Mathematics 29.7 28.3 42.2
Computer sciences 52.4 66.2 49.2
Earth, atmospheric, and ocean sciences 57.2 76.6 54.1
Life sciences 64.0 70.6 56.4
Psychology 34.7 38.8 34.9
Social sciences 24.3 36.6 21.2
Engineering 65.6 73.2 58.3
 
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, special tabulations. See appendix table 5-33.
 
Science & Engineering Indicators — 2004
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