TABLE 18 Government Support Status of Employed Science and Engineering Ph.D.s, by Employment Sector, 1995 (in percent)

 

Employment Sector

Government Support Status

Total

Educational Institution

Private For-Profit Company

Self-Employed

Private Not-for-Profit Organization

Government *

Other Employer

Employed Population (No.)

484,800

234,900

146,700

28,600

23,800

48,000

2,700

Received Government Support

28.3

39.5

18.2

8.8

44.3

8.1

19.8

No Government Support

71.7

60.5

81.8

91.2

55.7

91.9

80.2

*All federal government employees were counted in the "no government support" category. Those in the government category who were receiving support were employed by state or local governments.

SOURCE: National Research Council/National Science Foundation, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 1995.



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