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New U.S. Census Bureau Data Links College Degrees and Earnings

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

Press release which announces first release of data sets on labor market outcomes for college graduates.  The graduate earnings data provide national statistics on annual earnings for graduates by major field, degree level, institution, and graduation cohort.  Includes links to data sets.  From the Census Bureau


Preparation and Support for Teachers in Public Schools: Reflections on the First Year of Teaching

Categories: Careers,Education,Statistics

Examines early career teacher support by selected school characteristics.  Research suggests teacher improvement with experience if teachers are encouraged to stay in the profession. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Survey of Doctorate Recipients: Survey Year 2015

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

Offers a list of statistical tables with details about doctorate recipients by field of study, employment characteristics, demographic characteristics, occupation, mean annual salary,  and more.  Includes social sciences and medical fields.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


High School Students’ Views on Who Influences Their Thinking about Education and Careers

Categories: Careers,Education,Statistics,Youth

Uses a 2009 survey to determine the relative importance of school officials in helping students decide on future education and career fields. From the National Center for Education Statistics


From Premed to Physician: Pursuing a Medical Career

Categories: Careers,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Provides information for those considering a medical career.  Includes sections on undergraduate preparation, medical school, residency and licensure, working as a doctor, and other medical careers.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Occupational Requirements in the United States, 2017

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Provides brief summary of information about the physical demands, environmental conditions, education and training, and mental requirements for jobs within the U.S. economy.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Women in STEM: 2017 Update

Categories: Careers,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics,Women

Reports on the lagging participation of female workers in science, technology, engineering and math fields.  Finds that women filled 47% of all U.S. jobs in 2015 but only 24% of STEM jobs.  From the Economics and Statistics Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce


Projections of Occupational Employment, 2016-26

Categories: Careers,Education,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Offers projections for more than 800 occupations over the next decade.  Also shows education, experience, and training needed to enter occupations.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


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