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Science and Engineering Labor Force by Educational Attainment Change

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Associate's Degree Bachelor's Degree Master's Degree Ph.D.
Alabama 13.0% 40.0% 15.0% 5.0%
Alaska 6.0% - 20.0% 6.0%
Arizona 11.0% 38.0% 16.0% 5.0%
Arkansas 9.0% 41.0% 10.0% 4.0%
California 7.0% 41.0% 23.0% 9.0%
Colorado 7.0% 44.0% 19.0% 6.0%
Connecticut 7.0% 38.0% 23.0% 10.0%
Delaware 10.0% 33.0% 19.0% 10.0%
District of Columbia 2.0% 33.0% - 19.0%
Florida 12.0% 39.0% 16.0% 6.0%
Georgia 9.0% 42.0% 17.0% 5.0%
Hawaii 8.0% 40.0% 14.0% 7.0%
Idaho 9.0% 41.0% 16.0% 3.0%
Illinois 8.0% 43.0% 21.0% 7.0%
Indiana 13.0% 43.0% 14.0% 5.0%
Iowa 15.0% 42.0% 13.0% 6.0%
Kansas 9.0% 41.0% 16.0% 5.0%
Kentucky 12.0% 42.0% 14.0% 4.0%
Louisiana 7.0% 39.0% 12.0% 5.0%
Maine 11.0% 40.0% 17.0% 5.0%
Maryland 6.0% 36.0% 24.0% 13.0%
Massachusetts 6.0% 40.0% 25.0% 13.0%
Michigan 10.0% 42.0% 20.0% 5.0%
Minnesota 12.0% 46.0% 15.0% 5.0%
Mississippi 16.0% 36.0% 13.0% 5.0%
Missouri 10.0% 41.0% 18.0% 5.0%
Montana 8.0% - 15.0% 7.0%
Nebraska 13.0% 37.0% 15.0% 6.0%
Nevada 10.0% 36.0% 13.0% 3.0%
New Hampshire 12.0% 40.0% 19.0% 4.0%
New Jersey 6.0% 38.0% 27.0% 9.0%
New Mexico 8.0% 30.0% 20.0% 11.0%
New York 10.0% 41.0% 22.0% 9.0%
North Carolina 11.0% 41.0% 16.0% 6.0%
North Dakota - - 10.0% 3.0%
Ohio 11.0% 41.0% 14.0% 7.0%
Oklahoma 10.0% 41.0% 14.0% 3.0%
Oregon 11.0% 41.0% 16.0% 7.0%
Pennsylvania 12.0% 41.0% 18.0% 7.0%
Puerto Rico - - - -
Rhode Island 8.0% - 18.0% 8.0%
South Carolina 13.0% 39.0% 13.0% 4.0%
South Dakota 15.0% - 10.0% 5.0%
Tennessee 13.0% 39.0% 13.0% 6.0%
Texas 10.0% 40.0% 17.0% 6.0%
Utah 10.0% 42.0% 13.0% 4.0%
Vermont 16.0% - 17.0% 9.0%
Virginia 8.0% 39.0% 25.0% 6.0%
Washington 10.0% 41.0% 18.0% 7.0%
West Virginia 9.0% - 12.0% 8.0%
Wisconsin 15.0% 42.0% 16.0% 5.0%
Wyoming 8.0% - - 2.0%

Source: Population Reference Bureau analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS) internal microdata files.

Definition: The science and engineering labor force includes people employed or unemployed in computer science, engineering, architecture, life science, physical science, and social science occupations. Estimates exclude those with less than an Associate's degree.

Notes: Data are subject to both sampling and nonsampling error. A hyphen (-) indicates data are not available.

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