Numbers of Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations in New Jersey

Occupation group

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2001 35,520
2002 39,300
2003 37,910
2004 39,250
2005 42,160
2006 43,300
2007 44,860
2008 44,370
2009 41,070
2010 34,270
2011 33,880
2012 34,940
2013 34,900
2014 33,140
2015 35,800
2016 36,500
2017 36,100
2018 37,160

Individual occupations

Agricultural and Food Scientists

Year Number
2001 370
2002 440
2003 480

Animal Scientists

Year Number
2005 30
2006 220
2007 190
2008 210
2009 190
2010 180
2011 160
2015 40
2016 40

Food Scientists and Technologists

Year Number
2004 300
2005 190
2006 220
2007 340
2008 530
2009 510
2010 410
2011 360
2012 450
2013 490
2014 660
2015 1,010
2016 1,150
2017 1,080
2018 1,180

Soil and Plant Scientists

Year Number
2004 90
2005 120
2006 150
2007 110
2008 80
2009 70
2010 80
2011 90
2012 80
2013 80
2014 70
2015 60
2016 60
2017 60
2018 60

Biochemists and Biophysicists

Year Number
2001 1,140
2002 1,270
2003 950
2004 940
2005 1,140
2006 1,300
2007 1,530
2008 2,300
2009 2,950
2010 3,330
2011 4,060
2012 3,890
2013 3,560
2014 3,460
2015 3,170
2016 3,540
2017 5,150
2018 6,350

Microbiologists

Year Number
2001 580
2002 760
2003 800
2004 700
2005 610
2006 760
2007 890
2008 1,150
2009 900
2011 490
2012 470
2013 390
2014 310
2015 410
2016 520
2017 670
2018 550

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Year Number
2001 90
2002 90
2003 90
2004 160
2005 160
2006 260
2007 160
2008 150
2009 130
2010 140
2011 140
2012 130
2013 140
2014 130
2015 130
2016 120
2017 150
2018 130

Biological Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2004 320
2005 530
2006 510
2007 700
2008 650
2009 710
2010 790
2011 860
2012 620
2013 470
2014 490
2015 440
2016 330
2017 250
2018 370

Conservation Scientists

Year Number
2001 150
2002 120
2003 130
2004 140
2005 280
2006 280
2007 220
2008 200
2009 270
2010 260
2011 230
2012 110
2013 140
2014 250
2015 300
2016 330
2017 330
2018 310

Foresters

Year Number
2002 30
2006 90
2008 30
2009 40
2010 30
2011 30
2012 30
2013 40
2014 40
2015 50
2017 30
2018 30

Epidemiologists

Year Number
2001 50
2002 40
2003 40
2004 40
2005 40
2006 40
2007 40
2009 40
2010 40
2012 80
2013 100
2014 120
2015 120
2016 120
2017 110
2018 110

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Year Number
2001 2,210
2002 3,240
2003 3,190
2004 3,530
2005 3,680
2006 3,120
2007 3,540
2008 4,620
2009 4,530
2010 4,180
2011 2,140
2012 1,900
2013 2,170
2014 2,540
2015 3,840
2016 4,150
2017 2,560
2018 2,960

Life Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2004 1,160
2005 1,110
2006 620
2008 400
2009 390
2010 530
2011 300
2012 310
2013 200
2014 340
2015 430
2016 460
2017 270
2018 300

Physicists

Year Number
2001 260
2003 480
2004 340
2005 450
2006 340
2007 560
2008 470
2009 600
2010 770
2011 870
2012 960
2013 560
2015 280
2016 390
2017 470
2018 370

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Year Number
2001 90
2002 110
2003 100
2004 90
2005 70
2006 70
2007 70
2008 60
2009 60
2010 90
2011 90
2012 100
2013 80
2014 90
2015 100
2016 120
2017 180
2018 220

Chemists

Year Number
2001 6,940
2002 6,180
2003 6,260
2004 5,620
2005 4,970
2006 6,200
2007 6,660
2008 7,240
2009 5,780
2010 5,640
2011 5,580
2012 5,770
2013 5,740
2014 5,230
2015 5,290
2016 6,410
2017 7,110
2018 7,460

Materials Scientists

Year Number
2001 330
2002 390
2003 320
2004 330
2006 270
2007 290
2008 280
2009 180
2010 200
2011 240
2012 270
2013 190
2014 160
2015 130
2016 150
2017 200
2018 200

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Year Number
2001 2,260
2002 2,570
2003 2,410
2004 2,340
2005 2,400
2006 2,730
2007 2,720
2008 3,100
2009 2,630
2010 2,520
2011 2,370
2012 2,550
2013 2,420
2014 2,620
2015 2,800
2016 2,900
2017 2,790
2018 2,670

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Year Number
2001 460
2002 510
2003 510
2004 370
2005 330
2006 430
2007 470
2008 500
2009 350
2010 360
2011 530
2012 590
2013 630
2014 520
2015 480
2016 290
2017 300
2018 220

Hydrologists

Year Number
2001 240
2002 320
2003 200
2004 200
2005 200
2006 160
2007 140
2008 140
2009 100
2010 160
2011 150
2012 190
2013 120
2014 220
2015 210
2016 220
2017 110
2018 90

Physical Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2004 760
2005 640
2006 680
2007 720
2008 970
2009 920
2010 1,040
2011 710
2012 670
2013 560
2014 520
2015 500
2016 510
2017 450
2018 510

Economists

Year Number
2002 130
2003 140
2004 130
2005 160
2006 120
2007 120
2008 120
2009 140
2010 140
2011 220
2012 190
2013 200
2014 130
2015 110
2016 130
2017 120
2018 180

Survey Researchers

Year Number
2001 300
2002 470
2003 400
2004 510
2005 1,180
2006 900
2007 720
2008 610
2009 630
2010 430
2011 980
2012 1,110
2013 860
2014 460
2015 520
2016 730
2017 700
2018 480

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Year Number
2001 3,020
2002 3,450
2003 3,500
2004 3,450
2005 4,650
2006 4,170
2007 4,160
2008 3,280
2009 3,450
2010 3,160
2011 3,000
2012 2,870
2013 3,290
2014 3,690
2015 3,670
2016 3,600
2017 3,500
2018 3,760

Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

Year Number
2016 30
2017 40
2018 30

Psychologists, All Other

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

Sociologists

Year Number
2008 120
2012 30
2016 60
2017 50
2018 40

Urban and Regional Planners

Year Number
2001 600
2002 600
2003 530
2004 490
2005 480
2006 590
2007 590
2008 430
2009 360
2010 350
2011 330
2012 270
2013 320
2014 440
2015 530
2016 450
2017 410
2018 440

Anthropologists and Archeologists

Year Number
2001 70
2002 70
2003 80
2004 100
2005 90
2006 150
2007 240
2008 250
2009 230
2010 120
2011 80
2012 110
2013 120
2014 90
2015 120

Historians

Year Number
2002 60
2003 60
2004 80
2005 70
2006 120
2007 200
2008 200
2009 170
2010 100
2011 80
2012 100
2013 110
2014 110
2015 130
2016 110
2017 120
2018 80

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2004 560
2005 550
2006 620
2007 680
2008 420
2009 320
2010 310
2011 320
2012 370
2013 350
2014 290
2015 410
2016 400
2017 620
2018 460

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Year Number
2001 360
2002 310
2003 320
2004 250
2005 200
2006 200
2007 300
2008 320
2009 320
2010 250
2011 210
2012 200
2013 190
2014 220
2015 190
2016 280
2017 250
2018 400

Biological Technicians

Year Number
2001 1,820
2002 2,500
2003 1,980
2004 2,720
2005 3,100
2006 3,160
2007 2,600
2008 1,550
2009 1,130
2010 1,370
2011 1,950
2012 2,450
2013 1,910
2014 1,610
2015 1,530
2016 1,320
2017 800
2018 770

Chemical Technicians

Year Number
2001 5,040
2002 5,250
2003 4,720
2004 4,700
2005 4,060
2006 4,170
2007 4,480
2008 4,410
2009 4,080
2010 3,380
2011 3,850
2012 4,570
2013 4,950
2014 4,160
2015 4,410
2016 4,170
2017 4,010
2018 3,510

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Year Number
2002 50
2003 50
2005 30
2006 50
2007 50
2008 230
2009 260
2010 270
2012 60
2013 100
2014 170
2015 200
2017 60
2018 310

Nuclear Technicians

Year Number
2001 100
2002 110
2007 100
2008 120
2009 130
2011 90
2012 90
2013 80
2014 40
2015 30
2016 30

Social Science Research Assistants

Year Number
2004 140
2005 110
2006 120
2007 100
2008 80
2009 60
2010 90
2011 250
2012 290
2014 180
2015 270
2016 250
2017 150
2018 110

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Year Number
2001 460
2002 380
2003 320
2004 430
2005 720
2006 970
2007 980
2008 890
2009 740
2010 640
2011 910
2012 860
2013 1,050
2014 1,000
2015 1,210
2016 980
2017 750
2018 650

Forensic Science Technicians

Year Number
2004 160
2006 290
2007 190
2008 140
2009 50
2010 60
2011 80
2012 90
2013 100
2014 90
2015 80
2016 90
2017 70
2018 100

Forest and Conservation Technicians

Year Number
2004 60
2007 60
2008 60
2012 90
2013 30
2014 40
2015 40
2016 30

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2004 2,330
2005 1,500
2006 1,450
2007 1,570
2008 1,380
2009 1,410
2010 1,530
2011 1,770
2012 1,860
2013 2,730
2014 2,150
2015 2,380
2016 1,600
2017 1,810
2018 1,440