Figure H-7. Median number of subordinates of scientists and engineers employed in business or
industry, by sex, race/ethnicity, and disability status: 2003
NOTE: Includes only those with supervisory status.
SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers
Statistical Data System (SESTAT).
Among supervisory scientists and engineers in business or industry, minorities,
women, and those without disabilities have fewer subordinates than do whites,
men, or those with disabilities.
- Men, on average, have 12 subordinates, compared to 9 for women.
- Asians and Native Hawaiians/other Pacific Islanders, have the fewest
subordinates, 6 and 5, respectively, compared with 10 for blacks, Hispanics,
and American Indians/Alaska Natives, and 12 for whites.
- Scientists and engineers with disabilities have, on average, 13 subordinates,
compared with 10 for those without disabilities.
- Age differences are likely to account for some of these differences.
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This figure will be updated as new data become available. This figure was last updated December 2006.