ERIC Number: ED065317
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Scientific and Technical Personnel in Industry, 1969.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.
The survey, conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, includes a brief summary of findings; survey methods; the questionnaire, reporting instructions, definitions used to collect data; and tables. It was estimated that 1,062,000 scientists and engineers were employed in private industry in 1969, up 3.9 percent from the 1,022,000 employed in 1968. These workers represented 3.0 percent of total private employment in 1969. Between 1968 and 1969, employment of scientists increased faster than the employment of engineers--4.6 percent compared with 3.8 percent. Among the scientific occupations, the greatest increase in employment was shown by mathematicians. Technician jobs rose by only 2.5 percent over the year. (CP)
Descriptors: Bulletins, Engineers, Industrial Personnel, Industry, Scientific Personnel, Surveys, Technical Occupations
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of Labor Statistics (DOL), Washington, DC.