Numbers of Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations in Ames, IA

Occupation group

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2005 1,500
2006 1,310
2007 1,190
2008 1,290
2009 1,470
2010 1,420
2011 1,360
2012 1,420
2013 1,360
2014 1,410
2015 1,380
2016 1,520
2017 1,340
2018 1,200

Individual occupations

Animal Scientists

Year Number
2015 50

Food Scientists and Technologists

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2007 40
2008 30

Soil and Plant Scientists

Year Number
2005 120
2006 140
2007 110
2008 100
2009 50
2010 50
2011 60
2014 250
2015 280
2016 330
2017 210
2018 160

Biochemists and Biophysicists

Year Number
2005 30
2015 30
2016 40

Microbiologists

Year Number
2005 90
2006 120
2007 120
2012 150
2015 100
2016 130
2017 130

Biological Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2016 60
2017 60
2018 80

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Year Number
2009 180
2012 50
2013 40

Chemists

Year Number
2005 30
2009 40
2010 40
2011 50
2012 50
2013 50
2014 40
2016 30

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Year Number
2012 30
2014 40

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Year Number
2014 30
2018 50

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Year Number
2009 100
2010 110
2011 100
2012 210
2013 230
2014 220
2015 230
2016 210
2017 220
2018 210

Biological Technicians

Year Number
2005 460
2006 400
2007 340
2008 350
2009 300
2010 320
2011 300
2012 320
2013 240
2014 240
2015 240
2016 290
2017 270
2018 210

Chemical Technicians

Year Number
2007 40
2008 50
2009 50
2010 40
2011 30
2012 40
2013 50
2014 60
2015 40
2016 40

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 40
2009 370
2010 320
2011 320
2016 40
2017 40