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Chart 3: 1993 and 1995 Labor Market Rates for Recent U.S. S&E. Ph.D.s

(1-3 Years After Degree)

Field of Degree Unemployment Rates Involuntary-Out-of-Field Rates
1993 1995 1993 1995
All Science & Engineering 1.7 1.9 4 4.3
Engineering 1.9 1.7 3.7 3.7
Chemical Engineering 1.1 4.3 2.1 3.3
Civil Engineering 1.9 1.3 1.4 1
Electrical Engineering 1.9 0.9 3.8 3
Mechanical Engineering 1.3 2.8 8.3 5
Life Sciences 0.9 2 2.6 2.6
Agriculture 1.1 1.1 2.7 2.2
Biological Science 0.7 2.2 2.3 2.8
Health/Medical 1.5 1.3 2.1 2.2
Math/Computer Sciences 1.1 2.6 4.9 6.2
Computer Science 1.5 1.1 2.1 2.7
Mathematical Science 0.7 4 7.1 9.3
Physical Sciences 3 2.4 5.4 5.3
Chemistry 1.6 2.1 4 4.1
Geosciences 3.4 1.7 8.5 6.8
Physics 5.3 2.9 6.1 6.7
Social Sciences 1.8 1.4 4.6 5.5
Economics 2.1 1.4 4.1 2.7
Political Sciences 2.4 2.5 5.1 11.2
Psychology 1.4 0.5 2.2 3.8
SociologylAnthropology 3.3 3.2 11.6 9.1
SOURCE: NSF/SRS, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, 1993 and 1995.

 


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