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STEM Careers

STEM CAREERS: DEMAND IS UP FOR TODAY'S INNOVATORS 12 STEM (SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS) Faster aircraft, bolder video games, better TOP 11 STEM OPPORTUNITY MARKETS ANNUAL INCOME HIGHEST SHARE OF SCIENCE AND STEM WORKERS TECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONALS ARE TURNING TO The top 11 metropolitan areas have a strong concentration and a sizeable volume of STEM jobs (compared to total employment) and are predicted to grow their STEM employment by more than 6% in the next five years. medicines-technology moves forward every day. And STEM-savvy workers make those advances happen. Without the work of scientists, technicians, engineers, mathematicians, and other skilled workers, most new products and discoveries would never be developed. The growing demand across all industries for new products and innovations is fueling the demand for STEM talent in the U.S. and abroad. STEM AVERAGE $77,880 (AS A % OF EMPLOYMENT) FREE AGENCY 1. Luxembourg 2. Sweden -> U.S. AVERAGE 3. Denmark 4. Switzerland 5. Norway $43,460 SEATTLE MINNEAPOLIS BOSTON THE HIGHEST PAYING STEM Between 2009 – 2011, the growth of self- employed STEM workers in the U.S. was nearly twice the rate of growth for all self-employed workers OCCUPATIONS ($100K+) ARE: SAN FRANCISCO BALTIMORE • Natural Science Managers • Engineering Managers • Computer/Info Systems Managers • Petroleum Engineers SAN JOSE WASHINGTON There are many reasons to consider a STEM career. Beyond the premium wages and ATLANTA DALLAS SAN DIEGO increasing opportunities, STEM workers are today's innovators and inventors. They often work for the most progressive companies HOUSTON 12. The U.S. generating new ideas, inventing new products and solving complex business and societal problems. STEM PROFESSIONALS DEMAND FOR STEM PROFESSIONALS 2010-2020 THE STEM OCCUPATIONAL BREAKDOWN WITH A BACHELOR DEGREE OR HIGHER Their contributions are great and their Technology (IT/Computer) impact vast – creating downstream jobs and fueling economic growth. 68% 49% Engineering and Architecture 34% Mathematical 2% Science While there are some STEM opportunities for those with a high school diploma, the majority of new and replacement jobs in STEM will require at least some postsecondary education. 14.3% 16.8% 21.8% 10.3% 15.2% 16.6% 15% OTHER JOB STEM JOB TECHNOLOGY ARCHITECTURE SCIENCE MATHEMATICS GROWTH GROWTH (IT/ COMPUTER) & ENGINEERING THE TOP 8 STEM JOBS (% GROWTH THROUGH 2020) ACTUARIES 27% SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS, SYSTEMS SOFTWARE 32% BIOMEDICAL MEDICAL SCIENTISTS, BIOCHEMISTS AND DATABASE NETWORK AND ENGINEERS 62% BIOPHYSICISTS 31% SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS, APPLICATIONS 28% EXCEPT ADMINISTRATORS 31% COMPUTER SYSTEMS EPIDEMIOLOGISTS 36% ADMINISTRATORS 28% KELLY.

STEM Careers

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