ERIC Number: ED299858
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Dec
Employment Survey 1985. AIP Report.
Ellis, Susanne D.
Results of the American Institute of Physics' 1985 annual employment survey in physics and astronomy are presented in table form accompanied by narrative analysis. Information includes: time spent by 1984-85 physics degree recipients in securing employment, by degree level; changes in occupational status of physics and astronomy degree recipients between the summer of 1985 and the following winter; occupational status of experimental and theoretical physicists by type of dissertation research; characteristics of postdoctoral and full-time employed physics and astronomy doctorate recipients; employment status of 1984-85 doctoral physicists 6-18 months after graduation; employment with potential permanence accepted by 1984-85 doctorate recipients; median monthly salaries of new doctoral level physicists and astronomers in January 1986; characteristics of 1984-85 physics master's and bachelor's recipients related to the type of employment secured; median monthly salaries of new physics master's and bachelor's recipients, January 1986; and employment of 1984-85 astronomy bachelor's recipients. (MSE)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Bachelors Degrees, Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Dissertations, Employers, Employment Patterns, Graduate Surveys, Higher Education, Individual Characteristics, Labor Market, Masters Degrees, National Surveys, Physics, Postdoctoral Education, Salaries, Specialization, Unemployment
American Institute of Physics, 335 45th Street, New York, NY 10017-3483.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Inst. of Physics, New York, NY. Education and Employment Statistics Div.
Note: For the 1986 report, see HE 021 735.