Numbers of Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations in Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI

Occupation group

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2005 34,950
2006 38,710
2007 37,740
2008 40,310
2009 37,350
2010 26,900
2011 25,340
2012 25,540
2013 25,060
2014 23,640
2015 25,970
2016 27,750
2017 27,810
2018 28,960

Individual occupations

Animal Scientists

Year Number
2016 30
2017 40
2018 30

Food Scientists and Technologists

Year Number
2005 430
2006 530
2007 540
2008 470
2009 620
2010 460
2011 470
2012 400
2013 530
2014 490
2015 380
2016 360
2017 350
2018 650

Soil and Plant Scientists

Year Number
2007 90
2008 90
2009 50
2010 80
2011 180
2012 330
2013 470
2014 420
2015 360
2016 160
2017 160
2018 130

Biochemists and Biophysicists

Year Number
2013 40
2015 1,060
2017 820
2018 630

Microbiologists

Year Number
2005 890
2006 710
2007 840
2008 480
2009 370
2010 160
2011 140
2012 140
2013 380
2014 210
2015 420
2016 670
2017 680
2018 680

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Year Number
2005 30
2012 140
2013 110
2014 130
2015 130
2016 140
2017 110
2018 80

Biological Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2005 1,050
2006 860
2008 420
2009 380
2010 590
2012 380
2013 420
2014 340
2015 470
2016 450
2017 550
2018 430

Conservation Scientists

Year Number
2005 50
2006 80
2007 90
2008 110
2009 110
2010 140
2011 150
2012 130
2013 100
2014 100
2015 140
2016 190
2018 330

Foresters

Year Number
2005 50
2006 70
2007 80
2008 90
2009 80
2010 100
2011 120
2012 110
2013 80
2014 80
2015 80
2016 80
2017 80
2018 70

Epidemiologists

Year Number
2007 170
2008 110
2009 170
2010 140
2011 160
2012 80
2013 80
2014 110
2015 140
2016 150
2017 180
2018 160

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Year Number
2005 790
2006 770
2007 820
2011 1,740
2012 2,460
2013 2,060
2014 1,390
2015 1,880
2016 2,580
2017 3,030
2018 3,290

Life Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2005 320
2006 390
2007 360
2008 330
2009 330
2010 370
2011 400
2012 310
2013 170
2014 210
2015 320
2016 350
2017 280
2018 160

Physicists

Year Number
2005 1,290
2006 2,350
2007 1,530
2008 2,680
2010 2,590
2011 980
2012 960
2013 690
2014 750
2015 720
2016 640
2017 810
2018 680

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Year Number
2005 260
2006 370
2010 310
2011 380
2012 370
2013 300
2014 290
2015 90
2017 50

Chemists

Year Number
2005 2,470
2006 2,590
2007 2,480
2008 2,220
2009 2,000
2010 2,150
2011 2,710
2012 3,080
2013 2,730
2014 2,370
2015 2,790
2016 3,080
2017 2,570
2018 2,500

Materials Scientists

Year Number
2008 860
2009 640
2010 610
2011 330
2012 260
2013 220
2014 270
2015 220
2016 280
2017 240
2018 250

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Year Number
2005 1,420
2006 1,610
2007 2,030
2008 1,630
2009 1,480
2010 1,200
2011 1,280
2012 1,210
2013 1,150
2014 1,200
2015 2,240
2016 2,350
2017 2,290
2018 1,310

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Year Number
2005 180
2006 230
2008 520
2009 450
2010 260
2011 230
2012 140
2013 190
2014 230
2015 260
2016 170
2017 120
2018 170

Hydrologists

Year Number
2014 120
2015 70

Physical Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2006 1,220
2007 670
2008 570
2009 730
2010 720
2011 680
2012 1,970
2013 1,090
2014 1,150
2015 640
2016 470
2017 570
2018 440

Economists

Year Number
2005 290
2006 220
2007 340
2008 390
2009 490
2010 460
2011 400
2012 330
2013 280
2014 300
2015 330
2016 300
2017 300
2018 340

Survey Researchers

Year Number
2005 860
2006 510
2007 550
2008 600
2009 760
2010 960
2011 840
2012 880
2013 860
2014 640
2015 660
2016 750
2017 750
2018 1,590

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Year Number
2005 4,210
2006 3,720
2007 3,750
2008 3,270
2009 2,940
2010 3,540
2011 3,910
2012 4,180
2013 3,690
2014 3,240
2015 3,110
2016 3,110
2017 3,210
2018 3,960

Psychologists, All Other

Year Number
2005 150
2006 230
2007 160
2008 190
2009 200
2010 210
2011 170
2012 190
2013 220
2014 400
2015 550
2016 670
2017 370
2018 190

Sociologists

Year Number
2005 30
2010 110
2011 50
2016 80
2017 90
2018 360

Urban and Regional Planners

Year Number
2005 280
2007 660
2008 700
2009 630
2010 420
2012 450
2013 450
2014 470
2015 470
2016 530
2017 510
2018 520

Anthropologists and Archeologists

Year Number
2009 110
2011 30
2012 60

Geographers

Year Number
2013 80

Historians

Year Number
2006 110
2008 100
2009 60
2010 40
2011 40
2012 50
2013 40
2014 50
2015 50
2016 50
2017 50
2018 40

Political Scientists

Year Number
2010 40
2011 40
2016 30
2017 50
2018 40

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 660
2006 500
2007 420
2008 270
2009 290
2010 440
2011 690
2012 720
2013 460
2014 260
2015 260
2017 850
2018 490

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Year Number
2005 520
2006 730
2007 420
2008 350
2009 260
2010 240
2011 380
2012 390
2013 600
2014 490
2015 540
2016 420
2017 410
2018 390

Biological Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,950
2006 2,120
2007 1,870
2008 1,270
2009 1,090
2010 1,620
2011 980
2012 790
2013 580
2014 620
2015 670
2016 940
2017 1,010
2018 1,630

Chemical Technicians

Year Number
2005 1,600
2006 1,420
2007 1,170
2008 1,760
2009 1,880
2010 2,310
2011 2,580
2012 2,220
2013 2,300
2014 1,600
2015 1,710
2016 1,770
2017 1,750
2018 2,130

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Year Number
2008 40
2014 100
2015 90
2016 110

Nuclear Technicians

Year Number
2006 40
2007 40
2015 190

Social Science Research Assistants

Year Number
2005 690
2007 260
2008 170
2009 150
2010 100
2011 110
2012 260
2013 280
2014 300
2015 470
2016 650
2017 840
2018 750

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Year Number
2005 910
2006 1,630
2007 1,570
2008 1,800
2009 1,310
2010 1,070
2011 770
2012 660
2013 990
2014 1,030
2015 950
2016 710
2017 810
2018 790

Forensic Science Technicians

Year Number
2005 590
2006 560
2007 600
2008 490
2009 500
2010 470
2011 470
2012 190
2013 360
2014 330
2018 350

Forest and Conservation Technicians

Year Number
2005 140
2006 200
2007 160
2008 120
2009 120
2010 80
2011 80
2012 100
2013 120
2014 140
2015 50
2016 130
2017 190
2018 260

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 2,410
2006 2,020
2009 1,240
2010 960
2011 730
2012 660
2013 2,230
2014 2,770
2015 2,810
2016 2,460
2017 2,500
2018 2,510