Table 3-2
Classification of degree fields and occupations
  Occupation classification
Classification Degree field Occupation STEM S&T
S&E Biological, agricultural, and environmental life sciences Biological, agricultural, and environmental life scientists X X
Computer and mathematical sciences Computer and mathematical scientists X X
Physical sciences Physical scientists X X
Social sciences Social scientists X X
Engineering Engineers X X
S&E postsecondary teachers X X
S&E-related Health fields Health-related occupations
Science and math teacher education S&E managers X
Technology and technical fields S&E precollege teachers
Architecture S&E technicians and technologists X X
Actuarial science Architects
S&E-related postsecondary teachers
Non-S&E Management and administration Non-S&E managers
Education (except science and math teacher education) Management-related occupations
Non-S&E precollege teachers
Social services and related fields Non-S&E postsecondary teachers
Sales and marketing Social services occupations
Arts and humanities Sales and marketing occupations
Other fields Arts and humanities occupations
Other occupations

S&T = science and technology; STEM = science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

NOTES: The designations STEM and S&T refer to occupations only. For more detailed classification of occupations and degrees by S&E, S&E-related, and non-S&E, see National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT),

Science and Engineering Indicators 2014