SDR Sankey

What Occupations Do STEM Doctorates Pursue?

The lines connect degree with occupation. Line thickness is proportional to the percentage of respondents in that category.

Data from the Survey of Doctorate Recipients, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, shows a significant amount of career flexibility among U.S.-trained, science, engineering, and health doctorate holders.

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What Occupations Do STEM Doctorates Pursue

*Categories with less than 1% may not show due to rounding.