TABLE 38 Membership of Science and Engineering Ph.D.s in Professional Societies, by Field of Doctorate, 1995 (in percent)

 

Field of Doctorate

Membership

All Fields

Computer Sciences

Mathematical Sciences

Chemistry

Physics and Astronomy

Earth/Atmospheric/Marine Sciences

Agricultural/Environmental Sciences

Biological Sciences

Health Sciences

Social Sciences

Psychology

Engineering

Total Population (No.) *

542,100

6,600

25,100

61,300

38,700

16,500

22,400

109,700

16,900

75,700

82,100

86,900

None

15.6

19.6

18.1

15.8

20.8

9.4

13.4

16.0

7.1

17.7

12.5

16.2

One

21.1

22.4

23.5

28.3

27.4

17.4

18.7

16.6

13.7

14.6

22.9

25.0

Two

23.7

31.2

27.2

26.9

24.3

21.9

25.0

20.5

22.4

21.4

23.8

25.6

Three

17.4

14.6

15.9

15.6

15.4

20.2

19.2

18.4

20.6

19.5

17.1

15.7

Four or More

22.3

12.3

15.3

13.4

12.2

31.1

23.7

28.6

36.3

26.8

23.7

17.6

NOTE: Numbers are rounded to the nearest hundred; therefore, subcategories may not add to total.

*Those who reported that they had never worked were excluded.

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



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