ERIC Number: ED299859
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Employment Survey 1986. AIP Report.
Ellis, Susanne D.
Results of the American Institute of Physics' 1986 annual employment survey in physics and astronomy are presented in table form accompanied by narrative analysis. Information includes: time spent by 1985-86 physics degree recipients in securing employment, by degree level; changes in occupational status of physics and astronomy degree recipients between the summer of 1986 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; changes in the type of initial employment accepted by new physicists, 1977, 1982, 1986; subfield mobility of new doctoral level physicists, 1985-86; employment with potential permanence accepted by 1985-86 doctorate recipients; characteristics of 1985-86 physics master's and bachelor's recipients related to the type of employment secured; selected characteristics of physics bachelor's recipients that affect their employment, 1986; median monthly salaries paid by civilian employers to bachelor's recipients, 1986; and employment of 1985-86 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 East 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 1985 report, see HE 021 734.