ERIC Number: ED244802
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Characteristics of Recent Science/Engineering Graduates: 1982. Detailed Statistical Tables.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
These detailed statistical tables present data on the demographic and employment characteristics of men and women who received a bachelor's or master's degree in science or engineering (SE) fields from United States institutions during the 1979-80 (1980) and 1980-81 (1981) academic years. These tables (grouped by year and type of degree) provide data on the number of graduates according to field of work and: (1) sex and graduate school status; (2) labor force status and sex; (3) labor force status and race; (4) employment status and sex; (5) sex and type of employer; (6) sex and primary work activity; (7) type of employer and primary work activity; and (8) field of employment. Data on employment in SE jobs by field of degree, type of employer, and primary work activity are also provided in separate tables. Additional tables (also grouped by year and type of degree) provide data on median salaries according to these variables: field of degree; sex; race; graduate school status; labor force status; type of employer; and primary work activity. A final table on selected employment characteristics by field of degree and sex, a copy of survey instrument used, and technical notes are included. (JN)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.