Numbers of Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations in Columbia, SC

Occupation group

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2005 1,850
2006 1,920
2007 1,830
2008 1,900
2009 2,460
2010 2,240
2011 1,680
2012 1,620
2013 1,640
2014 1,690
2015 1,680
2016 2,000
2017 2,240
2018 2,010

Individual occupations

Microbiologists

Year Number
2018 40

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Year Number
2006 40
2015 30
2016 40
2017 40

Biological Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2008 30
2010 30

Conservation Scientists

Year Number
2005 30
2006 30
2007 40
2010 30
2011 40
2013 70
2014 80
2015 90
2016 90
2017 120
2018 110

Foresters

Year Number
2010 100
2013 30
2016 40
2017 40

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Year Number
2005 60
2016 40

Physicists

Year Number
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40

Chemists

Year Number
2005 180
2006 160
2007 110
2008 110
2009 90
2010 110
2011 120
2012 130
2013 130
2014 160
2015 180
2016 220
2017 230
2018 280

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Year Number
2005 90
2007 190
2008 180
2009 230
2010 220
2011 210
2012 280
2013 290
2014 310
2015 80
2016 80
2017 90
2018 80

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Year Number
2005 130
2006 150
2007 140
2008 130
2010 150
2011 110
2012 90
2013 30
2014 40

Hydrologists

Year Number
2005 90
2006 90
2007 100
2008 100
2012 90
2013 80
2014 80
2015 70
2016 80
2017 90
2018 80

Economists

Year Number
2005 70
2006 60
2007 80
2008 60
2010 70
2011 60
2012 60
2014 40
2015 60
2016 60
2018 40

Survey Researchers

Year Number
2010 90

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Year Number
2005 160
2006 150
2007 170
2008 200
2009 230
2010 170
2011 170
2012 150
2013 150
2014 180
2015 170
2016 280
2017 310
2018 350

Urban and Regional Planners

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2008 50
2009 40
2010 80
2011 80
2012 80
2013 60
2014 50
2015 50
2016 50
2017 60
2018 70

Anthropologists and Archeologists

Year Number
2015 30
2016 40
2017 30

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 30
2007 40
2008 50
2009 60

Biological Technicians

Year Number
2009 40
2012 40
2013 30
2014 40
2015 30
2016 70
2017 70
2018 60

Chemical Technicians

Year Number
2005 160
2006 160
2007 140
2008 140
2009 130
2010 130
2011 120
2012 120
2013 80
2014 70
2015 90
2016 140
2017 150
2018 150

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Year Number
2017 60
2018 40

Nuclear Technicians

Year Number
2017 180
2018 190

Social Science Research Assistants

Year Number
2013 40
2014 40
2015 150
2016 130
2017 120

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Year Number
2005 30
2008 30
2010 420
2011 60
2012 30
2013 90
2014 100
2016 50
2017 40

Forensic Science Technicians

Year Number
2012 40
2013 30
2017 30
2018 30

Forest and Conservation Technicians

Year Number
2010 30
2011 30

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2005 70
2006 50
2008 70
2009 50
2010 40
2011 40
2012 40
2013 30
2016 60
2017 70
2018 70