Life is good in the R&D lab

Studt, Tim
September 1998
R&D Magazine;Sep98, Vol. 40 Issue 10, pS-10
Trade Publication
Reports that researchers in the United States are very satisfied with their jobs and are being rewarded for it, according to the 1998 Career Satisfaction and Salary Survey. Highlights of the survey; Why researchers and engineers are satisfied employees; Relationship between a researcher's job and his or her personal life; Discussion on the demand for qualified researchers in the United States.


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