Employed Doctoral Scientists and Engineers Per 1 Million Residents
The per capita number of total employed individuals holding a doctorate in science, engineering and health fields was 35 percent less than the national average in Arizona in 2013. The per capita numbers have been increasing over time, but the gains in Arizona have been smaller. Among those working in science and engineering occupations, the per capita number in Arizona was 39 percent less than the U.S. average in 2013. The per capita number working in science and engineering occupations in Arizona dropped between 2003 and 2013.