Table 3-24
Age distribution of workers in S&E occupations, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2008
(Percent)
 
  Age (years)
Sex and race/ethnicity <30 30–50 >50
 
All S&E occupations 14.1 59.3 26.7
Sex      
Male 12.9 58.6 28.4
Female 17.2 61.0 21.9
Race/ethnicity      
Asian 17.8 67.7 14.5
American Indian/Alaska Native 8.7 70.5 20.8
Black 12.5 65.8 21.8
Hispanic 18.2 65.1 16.7
White 12.6 56.6 30.8
Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific
Islander
24.8 65.3 9.9
Two or more races 29.8 53.6 16.6
 

NOTE: All single-race categories include non-Hispanics only.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT) (2008), http://sestat.nsf.gov.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2012