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Characteristics of the College-Educated Population and the Science and Engineering Workforce in the United States

Categories: Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/2015/nsf15317/nsf15317.pdf

Reports that the number of college graduates nearly doubled between 1993 and 2013  from 29 million to 55 million and that the number of graduates with degrees in science and engineering fields grew faster than the number with degrees in  non S&E fields.  Also includes median annual salaries of graduates with various degrees.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation