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Figure H-4. Women scientists and engineers and managers in business or industry: 2006

Figure Updated: December 2008

Figure H-4. Women scientists and engineers and managers in business or industry: 2006.

SOURCE: National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT).

Women were a lower percentage of scientists and engineers who were managers than of all scientists and engineers employed in business or industry in 2006.

  • Women were 19% of all managers and 15% of top-level managers in business or industry compared with 34% of all scientists and engineers in business or industry in 2006.
  • Women were 8% of engineering managers and 11% of natural sciences managers.
  • Only in medical and health services were women more than half of managers.

Related Information

Table H-34. Scientists and engineers employed in business or industry, by managerial occupation, sex, race/ethnicity, and disability status: 2006

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