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  • Analysis | InfoBrief

    Measuring R&D Workers Using NCSES Statistics

    Measuring R&D Workers Using NCSES Statistics

    Workers engaged in basic research, applied research, and experimental development (R&D) as a primary work activity (RD1) is the new National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) headline measure for R&D workers , which more closely aligns with international guidance than the prev...

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    Measuring R&D Workers Using NCSES Statistics

    NSCG Estimates of R&D Workers

    The NSCG offers the ability to take a broad approach to measuring R&D workers, and this was the approach used in developing the measure for past NCSES publications, which included workers engaged in R&D or design as a primary or secondary work activity (RDD2) (NSB 2019a). This approach produced t...

  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

    Measuring R&D Workers Using NCSES Statistics

    Total employment and R&D workers among those with a bachelor's degree or higher, by broad sector: 2015

    The National Survey of College Graduates (NSCG), sponsored by the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES) within the National Science Foundation, provides data on the characteristics of U.S. college graduates, with a focus on those in the science and engineering workforce. ...

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    U.S. Employment Higher in the Private Sector than in the Education Sector for U.S.-Trained Doctoral Scientists and Engineers: Findings from the 2019 Survey of Doctorate Recipients

    Employed U.S.-trained SEH doctorate holders residing in the United States, by broad employment sector: 1999–2019

    In 2019, an estimated 1,148,800 individuals younger than 76 years of age worldwide held a research doctoral degree in a science, engineering, or health (SEH) field that was earned at a U.S. academic institution. A total of 1,008,950 (88%) of this group were residing in the United States in 2019. ...

  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

    U.S. Employment Higher in the Private Sector than in the Education Sector for U.S.-Trained Doctoral Scientists and Engineers: Findings from the 2019 Survey of Doctorate Recipients

    Employed U.S.-trained SEH doctorate holders, by residence location, primary work activity, and employment sector: 2019

    In 2019, an estimated 1,148,800 individuals younger than 76 years of age worldwide held a research doctoral degree in a science, engineering, or health (SEH) field that was earned at a U.S. academic institution. A total of 1,008,950 (88%) of this group were residing in the United States in 2019. ...

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    U.S. Employment Higher in the Private Sector than in the Education Sector for U.S.-Trained Doctoral Scientists and Engineers: Findings from the 2019 Survey of Doctorate Recipients

    Employment Sector and Salaries in the United States

    As shown in table 1, a large majority of the 857,200 U.S.-trained SEH doctorate holders employed in the United States worked primarily in the private sector (47%) and the education sector (44%). However, substantial differences in their salaries exist between these sectors, with a median salary i...

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    U.S. Employment Higher in the Private Sector than in the Education Sector for U.S.-Trained Doctoral Scientists and Engineers: Findings from the 2019 Survey of Doctorate Recipients

    Employment Sector and Work Activities in the United States and Abroad

    In addition to differences in the broad sectors of employment across regions, there are marked international differences in the distribution of work activities across sectors, especially in performing research and development, which includes basic research, applied research, development, or desig...

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    U.S. Employment Higher in the Private Sector than in the Education Sector for U.S.-Trained Doctoral Scientists and Engineers: Findings from the 2019 Survey of Doctorate Recipients

    Employment in the business or industry sector among SEH doctorate holders who perform R&D, by broad field of study and residence location: 2019

    In 2019, an estimated 1,148,800 individuals younger than 76 years of age worldwide held a research doctoral degree in a science, engineering, or health (SEH) field that was earned at a U.S. academic institution. A total of 1,008,950 (88%) of this group were residing in the United States in 2019. ...

  • Data Tables | Data Tables (Individual)

    U.S. Employment Higher in the Private Sector than in the Education Sector for U.S.-Trained Doctoral Scientists and Engineers: Findings from the 2019 Survey of Doctorate Recipients

    Median salaries of full-time employed U.S.-trained SEH doctorate holders in the United States, by broad field of degree, years since doctorate, and employment sector: 2019

    In 2019, an estimated 1,148,800 individuals younger than 76 years of age worldwide held a research doctoral degree in a science, engineering, or health (SEH) field that was earned at a U.S. academic institution. A total of 1,008,950 (88%) of this group were residing in the United States in 2019. ...

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    U.S. Employment Higher in the Private Sector than in the Education Sector for U.S.-Trained Doctoral Scientists and Engineers: Findings from the 2019 Survey of Doctorate Recipients

    Trends in Employment Sector in the United States, 1999–2019

    For the employed U.S.-trained SEH doctorate holders residing in the United States, SDR data collected since 1999 are available to compare the employment sector distribution over a 20-year period. As figure 2 shows, the employment sector distribution has shifted slightly over this period. The educ...