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

Occupation group

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2001 23,300
2002 23,830
2003 24,800
2004 26,780
2005 27,330
2006 29,240
2007 29,500
2008 29,600
2009 29,300
2010 21,990
2011 22,600
2012 23,600
2013 23,980
2014 24,410
2015 24,380
2016 24,230
2017 26,220
2018 26,210

Individual occupations

Agricultural and Food Scientists

Year Number
2001 390
2002 660
2003 730

Animal Scientists

Year Number
2006 110
2007 100
2008 100
2011 190
2012 170
2013 240
2014 180
2015 170
2016 120
2017 190
2018 210

Food Scientists and Technologists

Year Number
2004 520
2005 630
2006 710
2007 650
2008 660
2009 910
2010 1,110
2011 1,100
2012 1,360
2013 2,060
2014 2,020
2015 1,570
2016 650
2017 510
2018 510

Soil and Plant Scientists

Year Number
2004 450
2005 360
2006 480
2007 400
2008 640
2009 560
2010 580
2011 370
2012 320
2013 430
2014 360
2015 490
2016 650
2017 870
2018 880

Biochemists and Biophysicists

Year Number
2001 90
2002 150
2003 200
2004 200
2005 260
2007 120
2008 260
2009 290
2010 320
2011 400
2012 560
2013 650
2014 740
2015 1,080
2016 1,020
2017 970
2018 680

Microbiologists

Year Number
2001 180
2002 230
2003 220
2004 210
2005 270
2006 260
2007 260
2008 230
2009 270
2010 300
2011 420
2012 370
2013 330
2014 230
2015 330
2016 360
2017 370
2018 270

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Year Number
2001 510
2002 520
2003 500
2004 530
2005 530
2007 610
2008 640
2009 660
2010 580
2011 690
2012 670
2013 720
2014 700
2015 680
2016 590
2017 720
2018 700

Biological Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2004 900
2005 900
2006 990
2007 950
2008 1,050
2009 810
2010 810
2011 700
2012 570
2013 620
2014 540
2015 430
2016 510
2017 540
2018 480

Conservation Scientists

Year Number
2001 370
2002 340
2003 340
2004 360
2005 490
2006 550
2007 620
2008 600
2009 590
2010 820
2011 750
2012 740
2013 670
2014 520
2015 830
2016 730
2017 690
2018 390

Foresters

Year Number
2001 450
2002 420
2003 420
2004 410
2005 460
2006 470
2007 500
2008 480
2009 510
2010 520
2011 620
2012 660
2013 590
2014 490
2015 390
2016 300
2017 380
2018 390

Epidemiologists

Year Number
2001 90
2002 120
2003 110
2004 110
2005 110
2007 90
2008 90
2009 100
2010 90
2011 110
2012 130
2013 80
2014 80
2015 200
2016 210
2017 210
2018 230

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Year Number
2001 410
2003 1,340
2004 1,640
2005 1,690
2006 1,200
2007 1,500
2008 1,680
2009 1,810
2010 1,720
2011 1,720
2012 2,560
2013 2,420
2014 2,160
2015 2,100
2016 2,290
2017 2,930
2018 2,920

Life Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2004 510
2005 490
2006 1,040
2007 1,090
2008 1,100
2009 1,210
2010 1,090
2011 1,260
2012 1,000
2013 820
2014 740
2015 560
2016 540
2017 560
2018 410

Physicists

Year Number
2001 50
2002 90
2003 100
2004 170
2005 250
2007 130
2008 100
2009 100
2010 140
2011 160
2012 120
2013 60
2014 60
2015 120
2016 130
2017 170
2018 190

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Year Number
2001 90
2002 140
2003 160
2004 100
2005 100
2006 130
2007 160
2008 180
2010 70
2011 70
2012 60
2013 40
2014 160
2015 170
2016 250

Chemists

Year Number
2001 1,750
2002 1,550
2003 1,530
2004 1,590
2005 1,420
2006 1,740
2007 1,690
2008 1,690
2009 1,460
2010 1,430
2011 1,610
2012 1,940
2013 1,660
2014 1,720
2015 1,270
2016 1,680
2017 1,680
2018 2,010

Materials Scientists

Year Number
2001 30
2003 30
2004 80
2005 110
2008 60
2009 70
2010 50
2013 210
2014 300
2015 310
2016 190
2017 90
2018 90

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Year Number
2001 1,250
2002 1,180
2003 1,150
2004 1,350
2005 1,300
2006 1,400
2007 1,350
2008 1,430
2009 1,360
2010 1,400
2011 1,240
2012 1,350
2013 1,410
2014 1,590
2015 1,550
2016 1,660
2017 1,700
2018 1,780

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Year Number
2001 240
2002 230
2003 240
2004 300
2005 240
2006 300
2007 220
2008 200
2009 140
2010 110
2011 100
2012 110
2013 130
2014 170
2015 230
2016 220
2017 240
2018 270

Hydrologists

Year Number
2001 340
2002 330
2003 320
2004 290
2005 310
2007 310
2008 280
2009 290
2010 290
2011 290
2012 280
2013 320
2014 330
2015 340
2016 350
2017 330
2018 320

Physical Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2004 270
2012 780
2014 710

Economists

Year Number
2001 320
2002 260
2003 280
2004 260
2005 310
2007 310
2008 250
2009 260
2010 270
2011 260
2012 220
2013 220
2014 220
2015 360
2016 350
2017 360
2018 250

Survey Researchers

Year Number
2001 180
2002 220
2003 260
2004 330
2005 320
2006 200
2007 230
2008 270
2009 240
2010 160
2011 100
2012 50
2014 60
2015 90
2016 120
2017 120

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Year Number
2001 2,680
2002 2,530
2003 2,330
2004 2,810
2005 3,070
2006 2,890
2007 2,710
2008 2,410
2009 2,380
2010 2,550
2011 2,430
2012 2,420
2013 2,370
2014 2,780
2015 3,110
2016 3,320
2017 3,350
2018 3,220

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

Year Number
2011 110
2012 100
2013 90
2014 80

Psychologists, All Other

Year Number
2004 180
2005 160
2006 150
2007 160
2008 230
2009 180
2010 170
2011 170
2012 170
2013 260
2014 250
2015 250
2016 210
2017 270
2018 440

Urban and Regional Planners

Year Number
2001 1,110
2002 1,030
2003 1,090
2004 1,040
2005 890
2006 950
2007 1,050
2008 1,050
2009 1,100
2010 1,030
2011 970
2012 870
2013 1,050
2014 1,030
2015 1,020
2016 1,050
2017 1,110
2018 1,110

Anthropologists and Archeologists

Year Number
2001 60
2002 50
2003 70
2004 30
2007 60
2015 30
2016 30
2017 40

Geographers

Year Number
2018 60

Historians

Year Number
2004 30

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 370
2005 400
2006 440
2007 440
2008 320
2009 320
2010 250
2011 310
2012 360
2013 370
2014 360
2015 300
2016 260
2017 290
2018 460

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Year Number
2001 610
2002 630
2003 660
2004 880
2005 830
2006 790
2007 710
2008 840
2009 780
2010 600
2011 600
2012 720
2013 1,110
2014 1,330
2015 1,420
2016 1,020
2017 930
2018 820

Biological Technicians

Year Number
2001 630
2002 910
2003 1,090
2004 1,170
2005 1,090
2006 1,100
2007 1,050
2008 1,050
2009 1,130
2010 1,160
2011 1,200
2012 1,070
2013 1,200
2014 1,050
2015 910
2016 990
2017 950
2018 730

Chemical Technicians

Year Number
2001 800
2002 950
2003 930
2004 910
2005 780
2006 820
2007 890
2008 760
2009 780
2010 460
2011 660
2012 1,040
2013 1,010
2014 1,340
2015 1,300
2016 1,470
2017 1,560
2018 1,650

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Year Number
2003 40
2005 30
2006 30
2014 30
2015 90
2016 100
2017 80

Social Science Research Assistants

Year Number
2009 40
2011 40
2012 70
2013 80
2014 90
2015 110
2016 160

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Year Number
2001 430
2002 440
2003 410
2004 560
2005 500
2006 600
2007 720
2008 630
2009 530
2010 450
2011 470
2012 480
2013 440
2014 430
2015 560
2016 690
2017 590
2018 420

Forensic Science Technicians

Year Number
2002 40
2003 30
2007 80
2008 70
2012 100
2013 90
2014 90
2015 50
2016 50
2017 50
2018 80

Forest and Conservation Technicians

Year Number
2001 360
2002 500
2003 630
2004 680
2005 710
2006 650
2007 570
2008 650
2009 650
2010 680
2011 530
2012 560
2013 510
2014 480
2015 520
2016 530
2017 540
2018 570

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2004 780
2005 710
2007 860
2008 910
2009 720
2010 1,030
2011 1,460
2012 1,450
2013 950
2014 840
2015 790
2016 800
2017 950
2018 940