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Unemployment Rates in Science and Engineering by Level of Degree:

2003 and 2006


Unemployment Rates in Selected Sciences by Highest Level of Degree Completed in 2003 and 2006
Discipline  Bachelors Masters Doctoral
2003 2006 Chg. 2003 2006 Chg. 2003 2006 Chg.
Social Sciences 4.6% 3.9% -0.7% 2.6% 2.2% -0.4% 2.9% 2.5% -0.4%
Life Sciences 3.5 3.4 -0.1 3.9 2.3 -1.6 2.7 2.3 -0.4
Physical Sciences 4.0 3.9 -0.1 2.8 1.9 -0.9 1.6 1.0 -0.6
Engineering 4.4 2.3 -2.1 4.3 2.5 -1.8 3.4 1.5 -1.9

Source:

National Science Foundation/Division of Science Resources Statistics, Scientists and Engineers (SESTAT), 2003 and 2006 (http:www.nsf.gov/statistics/sestat).


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