Chemical & Engineering News

July 28, 1997


Copyright © 1997 by the American Chemical Society

Employment status varies by employer, work, and region

Employeda
Full time Part time Postdoc Seeking employment
EMPLOYER
Industry 96.8% 0.9% 0.2% 2.1%
Academia 88.5 3.2 7.0 1.3
Government 94.2 1.1 2.9 1.8
MOST RECENT WORK
Production 96.3 1.2 0 2.5
R&D management 97.9 0.8 0 1.3
General management 96.5 0.7 0 2.9
Marketing 95.3 2.9 0 1.8
R&D 92.0 1.1 5.2 1.7
REGION
Pacific 91.2 3.1 3.3 2.5
Mountain 91.4 2.4 3.8 2.4
West North Central 94.9 2.3 1.2 1.5
West South Central 95.2 0.7 3.1 1.0
East North Central 94.0 1.7 1.9 2.4
East South Central 95.1 1.7 2.0 1.1
Middle Atlantic 94.4 1.9 1.6 2.2
South Atlantic 93.6 2.5 2.5 1.5
New England 93.9 2.5 2.5 1.1

Note: Some totals do not add to 100.0% because of rounding. Based on population that excludes those unemployed but not seeking employment. a As of March 1, 1997. Source: ACS survey

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