ERIC Number: ED292625
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Salaries of Scientists, Engineers and Technicians. A Summary of Salary Surveys, Thirteenth Edition.
Babco, Eleanor L.
This publication reports starting salary data based on job offers made to graduating college students at all degree levels in selected curricula and graduate programs during the recruiting period of September 1986 to June 1987. Data were submitted by 164 placement offices at 143 participating colleges and universities in the United States. This report shows job offers down, but starting salaries up two to six percent over the previous year. The decrease was not spread evenly over all fields. The data show increased offers to humanities graduates, especially in merchandising and service industries. Decreases were shown mostly in engineering fields. The information provided is organized into sections including: (1) starting salaries of inexperienced graduates; (2) salaries of experienced scientific and technical personnel; (3) salaries of engineers; (4) salaries of technicians; (5) federal salaries; (6) faculty salaries; and (7) a bibliography of data sources. Included in this volume are 247 tables of data organized by rank, sex, position, status, race, region, institution, age, function, experience, specialty, and field. (CW)
Descriptors: College Graduates, College Science, Engineering, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Job Placement, Labor Market, Occupational Information, Occupations, Science Education, Scientists, Statistical Data, Statistical Surveys, Technical Occupations
Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology, 1500 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 831, Washington, DC 20005 ($45.00).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology, Washington, DC.
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