Numbers of Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations in Richmond, VA

Occupation group

Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations

Year Number
2005 6,170
2006 5,860
2007 5,760
2008 5,410
2009 5,420
2010 3,800
2011 3,980
2012 4,410
2013 5,200
2014 5,150
2015 5,050
2016 4,800
2017 5,480
2018 5,200

Individual occupations

Soil and Plant Scientists

Year Number
2005 40
2013 30
2014 40
2015 30

Biochemists and Biophysicists

Year Number
2005 30
2012 200
2013 200
2014 130
2015 150
2018 110

Microbiologists

Year Number
2009 40
2010 40
2013 60
2014 60
2015 90
2016 80
2017 60
2018 40

Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists

Year Number
2007 30
2008 40
2010 30
2011 40
2012 40
2013 40
2014 30
2015 30
2016 30
2017 30
2018 30

Biological Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2010 30
2011 140
2012 140
2013 130
2014 50
2015 40
2016 40
2017 40
2018 50

Conservation Scientists

Year Number
2009 30
2010 30
2011 50
2012 40
2013 50
2014 40
2016 30
2017 30
2018 60

Foresters

Year Number
2005 30
2006 40
2007 40
2008 40
2009 30
2013 40
2014 60
2015 40
2016 50
2017 60
2018 40

Epidemiologists

Year Number
2016 40
2017 50
2018 70

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists

Year Number
2005 260
2006 330
2007 260
2008 120
2009 130
2010 140
2011 150
2012 300
2013 370
2014 370
2015 400
2018 310

Life Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2005 190
2006 200
2013 120
2014 150
2015 140
2016 110

Physicists

Year Number
2007 30

Atmospheric and Space Scientists

Year Number
2010 30
2012 30
2013 30
2015 40
2016 40

Chemists

Year Number
2005 730
2006 490
2007 520
2008 430
2009 520
2010 450
2011 370
2012 400
2013 540
2014 570
2015 570
2016 540
2017 490
2018 490

Materials Scientists

Year Number
2005 100
2013 70
2014 60
2018 40

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health

Year Number
2005 430
2006 480
2007 450
2008 470
2009 450
2010 490
2011 500
2012 520
2013 640
2014 600
2015 590
2016 610
2017 700
2018 730

Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers

Year Number
2005 70
2006 140
2007 140
2009 30
2010 60
2011 50
2015 70
2016 100
2018 40

Physical Scientists, All Other

Year Number
2005 100
2007 130
2008 140
2009 150
2013 70
2014 70
2015 70
2016 80
2017 80
2018 80

Economists

Year Number
2005 80
2006 110
2007 90
2008 90
2009 60
2010 70
2011 60
2012 70
2013 90
2014 90
2015 80
2016 70
2017 70
2018 100

Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists

Year Number
2005 470
2006 280
2007 320
2008 310
2009 370
2010 460
2011 440
2012 390
2013 450
2014 500
2015 410
2016 360
2017 420
2018 460

Psychologists, All Other

Year Number
2005 40
2008 30
2009 50
2010 50
2012 50
2017 70
2018 80

Urban and Regional Planners

Year Number
2005 220
2006 220
2007 220
2008 200
2009 200
2010 210
2011 210
2012 230
2013 220
2014 220
2015 190
2016 190
2017 180
2018 160

Anthropologists and Archeologists

Year Number
2009 30
2011 50
2013 50

Historians

Year Number
2013 30
2015 40
2017 40
2018 30

Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

Year Number
2005 140
2006 130
2007 150
2008 60
2009 130
2010 120
2011 130
2012 80
2013 90
2014 90
2015 110
2016 120
2017 110
2018 120

Agricultural and Food Science Technicians

Year Number
2006 30
2007 30
2008 40
2009 40
2016 70
2017 70
2018 80

Biological Technicians

Year Number
2008 80
2009 110
2010 120
2011 160
2012 300
2013 320
2014 430
2015 400
2017 430
2018 250

Chemical Technicians

Year Number
2005 430
2006 330
2007 300
2008 360
2009 390
2010 300
2011 210
2012 230
2013 500
2014 520
2015 490
2016 240
2017 330
2018 390

Geological and Petroleum Technicians

Year Number
2018 30

Nuclear Technicians

Year Number
2012 50
2013 50

Social Science Research Assistants

Year Number
2012 140
2013 150
2016 160
2017 130
2018 140

Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health

Year Number
2005 130
2006 270
2007 240
2008 260
2010 60
2011 110
2012 150
2013 180
2014 140
2015 130
2016 160
2017 220
2018 360

Forensic Science Technicians

Year Number
2005 50
2006 40
2008 170
2009 140
2012 120
2013 110
2014 110
2015 100
2016 110
2017 130
2018 140

Forest and Conservation Technicians

Year Number
2009 30
2010 30

Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other

Year Number
2011 290
2012 260
2013 260
2014 310
2016 420
2017 420
2018 410