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Mid-Career Outcomes of Graduates of Virginia Institutions of Higher Education

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Headlines,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www.schev.edu/reportstats/2014Mid-careerwageoutcomes.pdf?from=

Provides data on wage outcomes out to twenty years past graduation by degree and discipline of study.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

 

Employee Tenure in 2014

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/tenure.pdf

Reports on the length of time workers have been with their current employer by demographic characteristics, occupation, and industry.  The overall median for U.S. workers was 4.6 years in January 2014.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Mid-Career Outcomes of Graduates of Virginia Institutions of Higher Education

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

http://www.schev.edu/reportstats/2014Mid-careerwageoutcomes.pdf?from=

Finds that bachelor’s degrees in engineering and computer science receive the highest earnings over a 20 year period and those in education, English, and performing/visual arts the lowest.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

 

Unemployment Among Doctoral Scientists and Engineers Remained Below the National Average in 2013

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.nsf.gov/statistics/infbrief/nsf14317/nsf14317.pdf

Reports on  the employment levels and unemployment rates of doctoral scientists and engineers including social sciences by field of doctorate, years since earning degree, and race/ethnicity/gender.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

Teacher Attrition and Mobility: Results from the 2012-13 Teacher Follow-up Survey: First Look

Categories: Careers,Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/2014077.pdf

Tracks the movement or non-movement of teachers between schools, school districts, public/private schools, or away from the teaching profession, and reasons for those movements.

From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Prevalence of Apprenticeships in Germany and the United States

Categories: Careers,Education,Germany,Labor/Employment

http://www.richmondfed.org/publications/research/economic_brief/2014/pdf/eb_14-08.pdf

Compares Germany’s use of employer-financed apprenticeships with U.S. focus on comprehensive general education as alternative approaches toward career training.  From the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

 

America’s Young Adults: Special Issue 2014

Categories: Careers,Headlines,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Youth

http://childstats.gov/pdf/ac2014/YA_14.pdf

Though usually focusing on statistics related to children and families, this agency devotes the 2014 issue to a focus on the well-being of older youth as they transition into adulthood in a time of economic challenges. Go to page 3 to find beginning of report.  From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics

 

Majority of STEM College Graduates Do Not Work in STEM Occupations

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

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/employment_occupations/cb14-130.html

Press release about new set of occupational tables for college graduates.  Finds that men still dominate the fields of engineering and computer science.  Includes link to statistical tables.  From the Census Bureau

 

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