Numbers of Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations in Connecticut

Occupation group

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2001 17,420
2002 17,610
2003 17,630
2004 16,970
2005 17,260
2006 16,000
2007 14,790
2008 15,090
2009 15,370
2010 12,330
2011 12,630
2012 12,990
2013 12,520
2014 12,590
2015 12,560
2016 12,600
2017 11,540
2018 11,800

Individual occupations

Agricultural and Food Scientists

Year Number
2001 170
2002 180
2003 190

Food Scientists and Technologists

Year Number
2004 200
2005 190
2006 280
2007 160
2008 130
2009 220
2010 110
2014 40
2017 30
2018 50

Soil and Plant Scientists

Year Number
2005 80
2006 120
2007 100
2008 100
2009 90
2010 100
2011 80
2012 100
2013 110
2014 120
2015 110
2016 100
2017 90
2018 110

Biochemists and Biophysicists

Year Number
2001 1,450
2005 830
2006 900
2007 780
2008 580
2009 320
2011 140
2015 310
2016 410
2017 270
2018 240

Microbiologists

Year Number
2004 210
2005 190
2006 160
2007 130
2008 150
2009 110
2013 100
2014 130
2015 160

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Year Number
2001 70
2005 90
2006 100
2007 80
2008 70
2009 80
2010 80
2011 70
2012 70
2013 70
2014 60
2015 80
2018 60

Biological Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2007 90
2008 110
2009 90
2010 90
2011 70
2012 100
2013 70
2014 70
2015 40
2016 150
2017 120
2018 150

Conservation Scientists

Year Number
2001 80
2002 70
2003 70
2004 60
2005 70
2006 70
2007 90
2008 90
2009 110
2010 100
2011 100
2012 90
2013 80
2014 70
2015 50
2016 50
2018 60

Foresters

Year Number
2002 40
2003 50
2004 40
2005 40
2009 30
2010 50
2011 70
2012 90
2013 80
2014 70
2015 80
2016 70
2017 60
2018 60

Epidemiologists

Year Number
2005 210
2006 120
2007 120
2008 120
2010 130
2011 130
2012 130
2013 120
2014 120
2015 120
2016 120
2017 130
2018 110

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Year Number
2001 1,650
2002 1,460
2003 1,360
2004 2,140
2005 2,270
2006 2,310
2007 2,270
2008 2,270
2009 2,380
2010 1,830
2011 1,830
2012 1,650
2013 2,200
2014 2,280
2015 2,700
2016 1,640
2017 1,430
2018 1,340

Life Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2004 90
2005 120
2006 100
2007 100
2008 70
2009 160
2012 120
2013 170
2014 190
2015 190
2016 160
2017 140

Physicists

Year Number
2002 150
2003 140
2005 450
2006 340
2008 150
2009 100
2010 80
2011 150
2012 140
2013 180
2014 90
2015 130
2016 100
2017 110
2018 100

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Year Number
2007 50
2008 70
2009 30
2010 40
2011 30
2012 50
2013 50
2014 70
2016 30
2017 40
2018 30

Chemists

Year Number
2001 1,560
2003 1,850
2004 1,290
2005 1,150
2006 850
2007 970
2008 1,050
2009 920
2010 1,360
2011 1,540
2012 2,000
2013 1,490
2014 1,650
2015 1,350
2016 1,470
2017 1,270
2018 1,400

Materials Scientists

Year Number
2001 110
2002 110
2003 200
2004 220
2005 220
2006 140
2007 100
2008 60
2010 110
2011 120
2012 150
2013 80
2014 110
2015 110
2016 60
2017 40

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Year Number
2001 580
2002 630
2003 620
2004 620
2005 740
2006 740
2007 710
2008 770
2009 860
2010 900
2011 930
2012 800
2013 780
2014 790
2015 750
2016 810
2017 760
2018 800

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Year Number
2001 140
2002 140
2003 100
2004 280
2005 300
2006 280
2008 60
2010 40
2011 90
2012 140
2013 140
2014 90
2016 130
2017 160
2018 140

Hydrologists

Year Number
2001 100
2002 80
2003 70
2004 90
2005 60
2006 60
2007 60
2008 100
2009 100
2010 80
2011 60
2012 100
2013 100
2014 80
2015 70
2016 40

Physical Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2004 100
2005 90
2006 80
2007 40
2008 30
2009 110
2010 160
2011 170
2012 140
2013 100
2014 90
2015 100
2016 60
2017 80
2018 100

Economists

Year Number
2005 200
2006 170
2007 160
2008 160
2009 190
2010 190
2011 230
2012 220
2013 190
2014 150
2015 170
2016 200
2017 160
2018 140

Survey Researchers

Year Number
2001 290
2002 280
2003 310
2004 370
2007 800
2008 670
2009 660
2010 460
2011 570
2012 570
2014 550
2015 470
2016 200
2017 380
2018 310

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Year Number
2001 2,110
2002 2,080
2003 2,170
2004 1,860
2005 1,660
2006 1,620
2007 1,570
2008 1,800
2009 1,850
2010 1,970
2011 2,000
2012 1,830
2013 1,710
2014 1,730
2015 1,820
2016 1,760
2017 1,680
2018 1,720

Psychologists, All Other

Year Number
2004 90
2005 80
2006 90
2007 100
2008 90
2009 110
2010 140
2011 150
2012 140
2013 110
2014 170
2015 170
2016 210
2017 180
2018 190

Sociologists

Year Number
2004 60
2005 50

Urban and Regional Planners

Year Number
2001 350
2002 300
2003 310
2004 320
2005 360
2006 330
2007 310
2008 320
2009 270
2010 260
2011 270
2012 310
2013 330
2014 320
2015 340
2016 380
2017 400
2018 400

Anthropologists and Archeologists

Year Number
2005 70
2014 50

Historians

Year Number
2005 30

Political Scientists

Year Number
2002 30

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 410
2005 350
2006 370
2008 170
2009 170
2010 190
2011 230
2012 270
2013 250
2014 270
2015 320
2016 360
2017 280
2018 260

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Year Number
2001 100
2002 70
2004 90
2006 110
2007 90
2008 80
2009 80

Biological Technicians

Year Number
2001 680
2002 890
2003 980
2004 810
2005 860
2006 830
2007 990
2008 1,130
2009 1,230
2010 1,190
2011 1,040
2012 1,100
2013 840
2014 860
2015 600
2016 1,130
2017 780
2018 990

Chemical Technicians

Year Number
2001 1,220
2002 1,140
2003 1,050
2004 700
2005 550
2006 560
2007 570
2008 660
2009 510
2010 590
2011 620
2012 800
2013 910
2014 960
2015 890
2016 780
2017 710
2018 860

Nuclear Technicians

Year Number
2001 150
2011 110
2012 90
2013 110
2014 90
2015 110
2016 130

Social Science Research Assistants

Year Number
2004 630
2006 130
2008 100
2009 100
2010 100
2011 60
2012 70
2013 60
2014 40
2015 90
2016 110
2017 150
2018 150

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Year Number
2001 300
2002 280
2003 310
2004 390
2005 420
2006 360
2007 290
2008 320
2009 320
2010 340
2011 520
2012 440
2013 350
2014 270
2015 320
2016 310
2017 340
2018 270

Forensic Science Technicians

Year Number
2001 60
2005 50
2006 90
2007 90
2008 90
2010 70
2011 80
2012 80
2013 100
2014 100
2015 110
2016 110
2017 100
2018 90

Forest and Conservation Technicians

Year Number
2005 70
2006 70
2007 80
2008 100
2009 90
2010 90
2011 80
2012 40
2013 30
2014 30
2017 40

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2004 360
2005 340
2006 240
2007 210
2008 200
2010 550
2011 510
2012 340
2013 350
2014 470
2015 540
2016 720
2017 740
2018 560