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994. Civilian Employment of Scientists, Engineers, and Technicians, by Occupation and Industry

[In thousands (4,885.5 represents 4,885,500). Based on sample and subject to sampling error. For details, see source]

 
Wage and Wage and Wage and
salary workers salary workers salary workers
Occupation Trans- Self
por em-
Total 1 Min- Con- Manufac- ta- Trade Fire 4 Serv- Govern- ployed 5
ing 2 struction turing tion 3 ices ment
 
1996
    Scientists, engineers,
     and technicians 4,885.5 54.6 67.2 1,394.5 208.9 236.5 192.1 1,792.2 694.2 235.9
Scientists 665.7 11.4 0.4 79.9 5.4 3.8 11.8 258.9 197.9 92.5
  Physical scientists 206.7 9.9 0.4 51.3 3.0 2.4 0.8 81.6 47.2 10.2
  Life scientists 180.0 0.2 0.1 27.1 1.2 1.4 0.4 62.9 74.7 8.3
  Mathematical scientists 15.6 (NA) (NA) 1.5 0.4 (NA) 3.1 4.5 4.8 1.3
  Social scientists 263.5 1.3 (NA) (NA) 0.8 (NA) 7.6 109.9 71.2 72.7
Computer systems analysts,
engineers and scientists 932.8 3.7 2.1 196.6 42.2 60.8 86.5 375.0 107.4 58.4
Engineers 5 1,382.4 18.9 31.0 620.4 68.7 39.1 10.5 370.0 177.9 45.8
  Civil engineers 196.1 0.6 10.9 7.5 5.3 0.5 0.4 86.6 71.3 13.0
  Electrical/electronics 367.2 0.6 9.4 163.6 34.6 13.5 1.3 96.1 34.9 13.1
  Mechanical engineers 227.9 1.6 5.1 131.2 4.2 7.2 (NA) 61.6 11.8 4.0
Engineering and science technicians 1,235.8 15.7 29.4 432.8 66.9 91.7 4.3 423.0 154.9 11.8
  Electrical/electronics
    technicians 297.4 1.0 7.9 104.3 21.4 69.5 1.4 70.0 20.3 1.7
  Engineering technicians 400.2 4.9 4.2 150.9 25.5 11.4 0.3 105.9 92.9 3.2
  Drafters 309.9 1.9 16.9 96.5 16.7 7.1 1.3 152.2 10.2 4.6
  Science technicians 228.3 8.0 0.4 81.1 3.3 3.7 1.2 94.9 31.5 2.3
Surveyors 100.7 2.4 2.6 0.1 2.8 (NA) 0.7 62.5 22.0 7.5
Computer programmers 568.0 2.4 1.5 64.8 22.8 41.0 78.3 302.9 34.0 20.0
 
1998
    Scientists, engineers,
     and technicians 5,818.5 45.4 82.8 1,427.9 260.6 308.6 311.7 2,316.1 692.7 356.5
Scientists 711.9 8.3 0.3 57.9 6.7 8.6 13.8 274.2 198.5 120.7
  Physical scientists 200.6 8.2 0.2 54.2 3.6 3.0 0.4 75.4 45.7 8.0
  Life scientists 176.7 0.1 (NA) (NA) 1.0 1.6 0.5 69.5 73.5 6.6
  Mathematical scientists 14.0 (NA) (NA) 2.0 0.1 0.0 1.0 6.9 4.0 (NA)
  Social scientists 320.6 (NA) (NA) (NA) 1.7 2.0 1.0 11.9 122.4 75.3 106.1
Computer systems analysts,
engineers and scientists 1,530.1 4.9 3.5 214.5 66.8 100.6 211.5 714.1 124.2 114.0
Engineers 5 1,464.0 15.0 35.4 667.0 77.3 47.4 13.2 390.4 166.1 49.9
  Civil engineers 195.0 0.7 13.5 5.9 4.2 0.9 11.3 93.6 63.6 12.0
  Electrical/electronics 357.0 0.4 6.8 163.4 35.4 14.9 1.5 87.1 32.1 15.6
  Mechanical engineers 219.7 0.6 5.6 127.8 3.2 7.2 1.4 58.0 11.6 4.5
Engineering and science technicians 1,354.2 13.3 39.6 428.9 75.2 103.8 6.9 490.5 151.7 33.3
  Electrical/electronics
    technicians 334.8 0.9 15.6 113.7 29.2 71.9 2.0 78.0 16.2 5.8
  Engineering technicians 771.3 2.7 6.5 259.8 54.4 91.0 2.6 227.1 101.1 8.2
  Drafters 285.0 1.0 17.0 84.2 13.0 7.4 1.1 130.4 9.7 17.6
  Science technicians 228.8 8.7 0.4 84.7 (NA)5.4 5.4 2.8 86.3 28.6 4.6
Surveyors                                110.1 110.1 2.1 2.8 0.2 (NA) 0.0 0.2 75.9 18.2 7.8
Computer programmers 648.2 1.8 1.2 59.4 34.9 48.2 66.1 371.0 34.0 30.8


NA Not available.
1 Includes agriculture, forestry, and fishing not shown separately.
2 Includes oil and gas extraction.
3 Includes communications and public utilities.
4 Finance, insurance, and real estate.
5 Includes secondary jobs.
6 Includes kinds of engineers and technicians not shown separately.
7 Includes cartographers, photogramnotrists, and surveying and mapping technicians.

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Monthly Labor Review, November 1999; and unpublished data. (Data collected biennially.)

http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/stats.htm



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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