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February 1992

Scientific and technical employment, 1990-2005

Douglas J. Braddock

Alternative employment projections of scientists, engineers, and technicians indicate growth ranging widely-from 9 percent to 59 percent over the 1900-2005 period. This article summarizes the results of a BLS study on the employment prospects of scientific and technical workers, sponsored by the National Science Foundation's Division of Science Resource Studies.

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