TABLE 35 Number of Articles and Papers Authored Between April 1990 and April 1995 by Science and Engineering Ph.D.s, by Field of Doctorate and Employment Sector, 1995 (in percent)

 

 

Total Number of Articles

Total Number of Papers

Field of Doctorate and Employment Sector

Total Number Employed

None

1-2

3-5

6-10

More Than 10

Mean No. of Articles

None

1-2

3-5

6-10

More Than 10

Mean No. of Papers

Total

484,800

37.1

19.7

18.0

12.8

12.4

4.7

26.7

16.8

21.7

17.6

17.1

6.4

Field of Doctorate

Computer Sciences

6,400

32.6

25.3

22.6

10.5

8.9

3.6

13.9

20.2

21.7

18.7

25.5

8.4

Mathematical Sciences

22,800

37.9

22.3

17.1

13.3

9.4

4.0

32.8

18.9

23.9

14.2

10.2

4.4

Chemistry

52,500

41.6

18.9

17.2

10.8

11.6

4.6

33.8

19.5

21.9

13.3

11.4

4.9

Physics and Astronomy

34,400

33.3

16.9

15.8

14.6

19.5

6.7

25.2

14.2

21.0

18.9

20.7

7.8

Earth/Atmospheric/Marine Sciences

14,400

23.3

20.9

21.7

18.9

15.2

5.6

14.7

12.2

24.1

23.9

25.2

8.6

Agricultural/Environmental Sciences

19,300

33.9

18.6

17.7

15.1

14.7

4.9

23.5

15.3

19.3

20.8

21.1

7.5

Biological Sciences

97,400

22.4

17.5

21.5

18.0

20.7

7.0

19.2

15.3

23.8

19.9

21.7

7.7

Health Sciences

15,500

26.6

23.9

20.5

14.1

14.8

5.4

18.0

15.5

21.4

21.8

23.2

8.3

Social Sciences

67,600

40.9

22.1

19.6

11.0

6.4

3.1

23.7

16.7

25.2

20.8

13.6

5.5

Psychology

75,800

56.1

17.2

11.9

7.7

7.0

2.8

42.1

16.9

16.1

12.4

12.5

4.7

Engineering

78,600

37.9

22.3

18.4

11.8

9.7

4.1

23.8

18.5

21.1

17.6

18.9

7.1

Employment Sector *

 

Educational Institution

234,900

22.3

19.0

21.6

18.2

18.9

6.7

15.1

14.6

23.2

22.4

24.8

8.8

Private For-Profit Company

146,700

52.1

21.6

14.7

7.2

4.4

2.4

38.1

20.8

21.2

12.1

7.8

3.9

Self-Employed

28,600

71.7

15.3

8.4

2.5

2.0

1.1

58.8

16.8

13.5

6.5

4.5

2.4

Private Not-for-Profit Organization

23,800

42.3

20.5

16.1

9.9

11.1

4.4

31.4

15.3

22.3

16.4

14.7

6.3

Government

48,000

39.6

18.7

17.1

11.9

12.6

4.4

27.6

16.0

20.3

18.7

17.5

3.9

*Those reporting "other" types of employers are not included.

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



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