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ERIC Number: ED132037
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Oct-28
Reference Count: N/A
Largest Increase in Employment of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers Is in Industrial Sector: 1973-75. Science Resources Studies Highlights, October 28, 1976.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.
Reported are the results of a 1975 biennial survey of the occupational status of doctorate-holding scientists and engineers in the United States. The data are presented with comparisons of data from the 1973 survey. Major findings include: the population of doctoral scientists and engineers grew 13% from 1973 to 1975; the number of women holding Ph.D.'s grew 23%; unemployment rate for doctoral scientists and engineers was less than 1% in 1975; the number of employed doctoral scientists and engineers grew by 16%, with a 32% increase within industry; and the number of doctoral scientists and engineers receiving federal support declined 46%. (SL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Science Resources Studies.