Table 3-13
Employment status of retired individuals with highest degree in S&E, by education level and age: 2003
(Percent)
 
  Age (years)
Degree level and
employment status
50–55 56–62 63–70 71–75
 
Bachelor's 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Part time 8.2 13.8 10.7 9.0
Full time 51.1 28.9 9.0 2.6
Not working 40.7 57.3 80.3 88.4
Master's 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Part time 14.0 15.8 18.3 9.3
Full time 62.3 35.3 11.8 8.0
Not working 23.7 48.9 69.9 82.7
Doctorate 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Part time 22.6 24.1 21.2 14.7
Full time 50.6 33.1 12.9 4.7
Not working 26.8 42.8 65.9 80.6
 

NOTES: Retired individuals are those who said they had ever retired from any job. Percents may not add to 100% because of rounding.

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 2010