Table 3-23
Estimates of foreign-born individuals in S&E occupations from NSF/SRS and Census Bureau, by educational attainment: 1999, 2000, and 2003
(Percent)
 
        2003
Education 1999 NSF/SRS
SESTAT
2000 Census
5% PUMS
  NSF/SRS SESTAT Census Bureau
ACS
 
All college educateda 15.0 22.4   22.5 25.0
Bachelor's 11.3 16.5   16.3 18.8
Master's 19.4 29.0   29.0 32.0
Doctorate 28.7 37.6   35.6 39.5
 

ACS = American Community Survey; NSF/SRS = National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics; SESTAT = Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System; 5% PUMS = Public Use Microdata Sample with 5% of sample cases

aIncludes professional degrees not broken out separately.

NOTES: Includes all S&E occupations except postsecondary teachers because these occupations not separately reported in 2000 Census or 2003 American Community Survey data files.

SOURCES: NSF/SRS, SESTAT (1999 and 2003), Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT), http://sestat.nsf.gov; and Census Bureau, PUMS (2000) and ACS (2003).

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