Survey Year

 

1973

1977

1981

1985

1989

1993

1995

Panel C: Fraction of 5–6 Year Cohort

Not in Full-time S&E Work Force

Unemployed and seeking position

0.01

0.02

0.02

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.02

Part-time employed

0.03

0.03

0.02

0.04

0.01

0.04

0.05

Working outside science and engineering

0.02

0.04

0.02

0.04

0.03

0.04

0.06

Full-time employed in S&E field

Tenure-track faculty position @ PhD Institutions

0.42

0.38

0.34

0.32

0.27

0.27

0.22

Tenure-track faculty position @ Other Inst

0.15

0.15

0.10

0.07

0.08

0.06

0.08

Postdoc total appointments in any sector

0.02

0.05

0.07

0.10

0.10

0.12

0.14

Other academic position

0.03

0.04

0.07

0.06

0.10

0.08

0.12

Industry

0.11

0.11

0.16

0.20

0.24

0.22

0.19

Federal labs and other government

0.15

0.13

0.13

0.10

0.09

0.10

0.08

Other jobs including self-employed

0.06

0.07

0.08

0.06

0.07

0.06

0.05

Research Involvement in full-time S&E position

Engaged primarily in research

0.45

0.42

0.51

0.54

0.63

0.64

0.65

Supported by federal grants/contracts

0.46

0.46

0.43

0.36

n/a

0.37

0.40

Supported by HHS, NSF, and/or USDA

0.39

0.37

0.37

0.30

n/a

0.33

0.35

Panel D: Fraction of 7–8 Year Cohort

Not in Full-time S&E Work Force

Unemployed and seeking position

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.01

0.00

0.01

0.01

Part-time employed

0.02

0.02

0.02

0.02

0.03

0.04

0.03

Working outside science and engineering

0.03

0.03

0.02

0.04

0.05

0.06

0.05

Full-time employed in S&E field

Tenure-track faculty position @ PhD Institutions

0.47

0.44

0.40

0.38

0.32

0.31

0.32

Tenure-track faculty position @ Other Inst

0.15

0.14

0.11

0.08

0.05

0.05

0.07

Postdoc total appointments in any sector

0.01

0.03

0.03

0.02

0.05

0.06

0.06

Other academic position

0.02

0.03

0.05

0.06

0.09

0.10

0.08

Industry

0.11

0.11

0.17

0.20

0.24

0.21

0.22

Federal labs and other government

0.13

0.13

0.11

0.11

0.08

0.11

0.10

Other jobs including self-employed

0.05

0.07

0.09

0.08

0.07

0.06

0.07

Research Involvement in full-time S&E position

Engaged primarily in research

0.42

0.41

0.43

0.51

0.61

0.61

0.61

Supported by federal grants/contracts

0.51

0.45

0.39

0.38

n/a

0.39

0.39

Supported by HHS, NSF, and/or USDA

0.43

0.37

0.31

0.32

n/a

0.35

0.35



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