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. "PRIMARY WORK ACTIVITY." Doctoral Scientists and Engineers in the United States 1995 Profile. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1998.
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On the other hand, the proportion primarily teaching grew as time since the Ph.D. increased, from 19 percent for recent Ph.D.s to 29 percent for those with more than 25 years since the degree.
The proportion primarily engaged in managing/supervising also increased, from 4 percent of recent Ph.D.s to between 16 and 17 percent of those with more than 15 years since the degree.
FIGURE 6. Employed science and engineering Ph.D.s, by primary work activity and field, 1995.