Figure H-4. Women scientists and engineers and managers in business or industry: 2006
Figure Updated: December 2008
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.