Table 3-24
Retired individuals with highest degree in S&E who continue to work, by education level and age: 2003
(Percent)
 
    Bachelor's   Master's   Doctorate
Age (years)   Part
time
  Full
time
  Part
time
  Full
time
  Part
time
  Full
time
 
50–55   8.2   51.1   14.0   62.3   22.6   50.6
56–62   13.8   28.9   15.8   35.3   24.1   33.1
63–70   10.7   9.0   18.3   11.8   21.2   12.9
71–75   9.0   2.6   9.3   8.0   14.7   4.7
 

NOTE: Retired are those who said they had ever retired from any job.

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

Science and Engineering Indicators 2008