Table 3-16
Retirement age for holders of S&E highest degree: 2003
 
  First age at which >50% were
Highest degree Not working
full time
Not in
labor force
Retired from
any job
Bachelor's 61 65 62
Master's 62 66 62
Doctoral 66 70 65
 

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT), preliminary estimates (2003), http://sestat.nsf.gov.

 
Science and Engineering Indicators 2006