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32. 1997 Economic Census





996. Science and Engineering Degree Recipients

[Based on survey and subject to sampling error; see source for details]

 
Percent- Percent- Percent- Percent-
distribution distribution distribution distribution
1995 1 1995 1 1996 1 1996 1
Graduates, Median Graduates, Median
Degree and field 1993 and Employed salary 4 1995 and Employed Not salary 4
1994 In Not ($1,000) 1996 In employed ($1,000)
(1,000) school 2 employed or (1,000) school 2 or not FT
In S&E 3 In other not FT students In S&E 3 In other students
 
Bachelor's recipients 698.6 23 19 52 6 25.0 708.9 21 21 53 5 28.2
  All science fields 580.2 25 10 59 6 22.8 593.8 23 12 60 5 26.0
    Computer and information sciences 69.2 13 32 51 4 29.0 41.0 6 57 34 3 37.7
    Mathematical sciences (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 26.8 19 15 63 3 29.8
    Life and related sciences 121.1 37 10 47 5 21.8 139.0 31 11 53 5 22.8
    Physical and related sciences 33.2 39 27 30 4 25.5 36.6 38 26 33 3 27.3
    Psychology (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 138.0 24 6 65 5 22.3
    Social and related sciences 356.7 21 5 67 7 21.2 212.4 18 6 70 6 26.4
  All engineering fields 118.4 15 62 20 4 33.5 115.1 13 65 18 3 37.7
    Aerospace and related engineering 4.4 25 43 30 2 30.0 3.0 22 48 27 2 34.0
    Chemical engineering 9.6 23 58 14 5 37.7 11.6 17 65 14 4 39.3
    Civil and architectural engineering 18.1 13 67 17 3 31.0 20.7 14 63 20 3 34.4
    Electrical, electronics, computer
     and communications engineering 38.6 11 64 21 4 35.0 32.9 10 70 16 4 40.5
    Industrial engineering 6.4 9 59 28 3 34.0 5.8 8 66 24 2 37.6
    Mechanical engineering 28.9 12 66 17 4 34.0 27.9 11 71 15 3 38.2
    Other engineering 12.5 26 50 21 3 31.5 13.2 21 52 25 3 34.1
Master's recipients 146.6 24 43 28 5 39.0 149.5 21 49 27 3 41.5
  All science fields 100.0 27 32 36 5 34.8 102.5 23 36 36 4 37.2
    Computer and information sciences 24.3 14 54 28 4 43.5 18.2 6 74 18 2 51.2
    Mathematical sciences (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 7.9 27 37 32 3 39.7
    Life and related sciences 15.0 35 30 29 6 31.5 15.3 32 37 27 4 32.4
    Physical and related sciences 9.7 39 41 15 4 35.5 9.7 37 42 18 3 33.6
    Psychology (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 26.4 22 29 43 5 29.7
    Social and related sciences 51.0 27 21 46 6 30.5 25.1 26 15 54 5 35.0
  All engineering fields 46.6 20 65 11 4 43.8 47.0 15 75 9 2 49.9
    Aerospace and related engineering 1.7 24 59 (B) (B) 43.3 1.5 31 54 15 1 48.8
    Chemical engineering 1.7 (B) 65 (B) (B) 42.3 2.0 33 61 4 2 47.6
    Civil and architectural engineering 6.1 (B) 77 (B) (B) 39.5 6.5 11 76 11 1 41.9
    Electrical, electronics, computer
     and communications engineering 16.5 21 65 (B) (B) 46.0 16.2 15 77 7 1 55.0
    Industrial engineering 3.1 (B) 65 (B) (B) 42.8 3.2 13 70 16 1 49.9
    Mechanical engineering 7.5 20 65 (B) (B) 43.0 7.2 16 72 10 2 47.7
    Other engineering 10.1 21 59 16 4 44.5 10.4 10 78 9 4 49.0


NA Not available. B Base figure too small to meet statistical standards of reliability of a derived figure.
1 As of April.
2 Full-time students. 3 In science and engineering.
4 For the principal job. Excludes full-time students, the self-employed, and persons whose principal job is less than 35 hours per week.

Source: National Science Foundation/SRS, National Survey of Recent College Graduates: 1997.

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



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/996_science_and_engineering_degree_recipients.html

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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