Table 3-5
Scientists and engineers participating in work-related training, by occupation: 2006
 
      Participated in training
Occupation All employed   Number Percent
 
All occupations 18,927,000   12,696,000 67.1
S&E occupations 5,024,000   3,037,000 60.4
Computer and mathematical scientists 2,112,000   1,202,000 56.9
Life scientists 487,000   296,000 60.8
Physical and related scientists 334,000   183,000 54.8
Social and related scientists 470,000   301,000 64.0
Engineers 1,621,000   1,056,000 65.1
S&E-related occupations 5,246,000   4,167,000 79.4
Non-S&E occupations 8,657,000   5,492,000 63.4
 

NOTES: Scientists and engineers include those with one or more S&E or S&E-related degrees at bachelor's level or higher or who have a non-S&E degree at bachelor's level or higher and were employed in an S&E or S&E-related occupation in 2006. Detail may not add to total because of rounding.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT) (2006), http://sestat.nsf.gov.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2010