Table 5-5
S&E doctorate holders employed in academia, by years since doctorate: Selected years, 1973–2003
(Percent)
 
Years since doctorate 1973 1983 1993 2003
Employed doctorate holders 54.8 48.4 45.9 45.5
≤3 55.2 48.0 50.5 53.5
4–7 55.8 44.9 47.0 46.2
>7 54.2 49.4 45.0 44.2
 

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, special tabulations.

 
Science and Engineering Indicators 2006