Chapter 8: State Indicators

Workforce

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Table 8-24

Life and physical scientists as share of workforce, by state: 2003

 
State Life and physical
scientists
Employed workforce Life and physical
scientists in
workforce (%)
 
United States 490,850 137,406,413 0.36
Alabama 5,170 2,009,039 0.26
Alaska 2,800 305,063 0.92
Arizona 5,580 2,553,169 0.22
Arkansas 2,700 1,204,539 0.22
California 64,390 16,223,451 0.40
Colorado 11,710 2,325,210 0.50
Connecticut 5,670 1,706,170 0.33
Delaware 2,020 403,759 0.50
District of Columbia 5,210 276,595 1.88
Florida 19,440 7,763,860 0.25
Georgia 11,410 4,134,525 0.28
Hawaii 1,790 588,637 0.30
Idaho 3,100 654,222 0.47
Illinois 18,300 5,934,131 0.31
Indiana 4,070 3,000,784 0.14
Iowa 3,130 1,548,215 0.20
Kansas 3,910 1,366,061 0.29
Kentucky 2,660 1,856,204 0.14
Louisiana 5,540 1,914,550 0.29
Maine 1,830 659,579 0.28
Maryland 17,910 2,751,455 0.65
Massachusetts 20,380 3,215,624 0.63
Michigan 9,390 4,695,148 0.20
Minnesota 11,200 2,786,091 0.40
Mississippi 3,650 1,237,198 0.30
Missouri 9,240 2,845,802 0.32
Montana 2,790 452,493 0.62
Nebraska 3,920 936,736 0.42
Nevada 2,510 1,089,709 0.23
New Hampshire 1,480 685,366 0.22
New Jersey 17,530 4,115,123 0.43
New Mexico 3,200 840,858 0.38
New York 30,330 8,705,319 0.35
North Carolina 17,770 3,957,077 0.45
North Dakota 1,420 338,809 0.42
Ohio 15,100 5,506,038 0.27
Oklahoma 3,350 1,614,418 0.21
Oregon 5,870 1,701,577 0.34
Pennsylvania 25,080 5,835,076 0.43
Rhode Island 1,580 537,873 0.29
South Carolina 4,610 1,878,397 0.25
South Dakota 1,420 408,805 0.35
Tennessee 7,130 2,742,225 0.26
Texas 42,440 10,195,950 0.42
Utah 5,060 1,121,088 0.45
Vermont 850 335,823 0.25
Virginia 13,030 3,612,229 0.36
Washington 16,940 2,926,836 0.58
West Virginia 2,510 747,637 0.34
Wisconsin 11,220 2,896,670 0.39
Wyoming 1,510 265,200 0.57
 
Puerto Rico 4,440 1,200,322 0.37
 

NOTE: Workforce represents employed component of civilian labor force and is reported as annual data, not seasonally adjusted.

SOURCES: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates; and Local Area Unemployment Statistics.

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