Figure H-1. Employed doctoral scientists and engineers, by race/ethnicity
and occupation: 2003
NOTE: Other includes Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander and multiple race.
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical
Data System (SESTAT).
The racial/ethnic composition of doctoral engineers differs markedly from that
of doctoral scientists.
- Asians comprised a far larger share and whites a much smaller share of
doctoral engineers than of doctoral scientists in 2003.
- Blacks and Hispanics each constituted 3–4 percent of doctoral scientists
and 2–3 percent of doctoral engineers.
- American Indians/Alaska Natives were 0.6 percent of doctoral scientists
and 0.4 percent of doctoral engineers in 2003.
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- Table H-6. Employed scientists and engineers, by occupation, highest degree level, and race/ethnicity: 2003 Excel PDF
This figure will be updated as new data become available. This figure was last updated December 2006.