Table 5-7
SEH doctorate holders employed in academia, by years since doctorate: Selected years, 1973–2008
(Percent)
 
Years since doctorate 1973 1983 1993 2003 2008
 
All employed doctorate holders 54.8 48.4 45.9 45.6 43.8
≤3 55.2 48.0 50.5 53.7 49.6
4–7 55.8 44.9 47.0 47.7 48.3
≥8 54.2 49.4 45.0 44.2 42.1
 

SEH = science, engineering, and health

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, special tabulations (2011) of 1973, 1983, 1993, 2003, and 2008 Surveys of Doctorate Recipients.

Science and Engineering Indicators 2012