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STEM: Good Jobs Now and For the Future


cience, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers drive our nation’s innovation and competitiveness by generating new ideas, new

companies and new industries. However, U.S. businesses frequently voice con- cerns over the supply and availability of STEM workers. Over the past 10 years, growth in STEM jobs was three times as fast as growth in non-STEM jobs. STEM workers are also less likely to experience joblessness than their non- STEM counterparts. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers play a key role in the sustained growth and stability of the U.S. economy, and are a critical component to helping the U.S. win the future.

„ In 2010, there were 7.6 million STEM workers in the United States, representing about 1 in 18 workers.

„ STEM occupations are projected to grow by 17.0 percent from 2008 to 2018, compared to 9.8 percent growth for non-STEM occupations.

„ STEM workers command higher wages, earning 26 percent more than their non-STEM counterparts.

„ More than two-thirds of STEM workers have at least a college degree, compared to less than one-third of non-STEM workers.

„ STEM degree holders enjoy higher earnings, regardless of whether they work in STEM or non-STEM occupations.

Source: Economics and Statistics Administration


themselves—loud and clear. But so does the research about what is needed to en- gage girls in STEM learning,” said Dr. Linda Rosen, CEO of Change the Equa- tion, a non-profit, non-partisan, CEO-led initiative focused on solving America’s innovation problem. “Girls prefer cre- ative, collaborative learning on open-end- ed projects that help improve the human condition. An important part of Change the Equation’s mission is to help give more girls nationwide opportunities to en- gage in this type of learning.” Several possible factors contribute to the discrepancy of women and men in STEM jobs, including a lack of female role models, gender stereotyping, and less

family-friendly flexibility in the STEM fields. Yet regardless of the causes, the findings of this report offer important evi- dence to inform policy efforts to encour- age and support women in STEM. Women in STEM: A Gender Gap to In-

novation is based on analysis to date from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Com- munity Survey and Current Population Survey. For the purposes of this report, STEM jobs are defined to include profes- sional and technical support occupations in the fields of computer science and mathematics, engineering, and life and physical sciences. The STEM occupation list contains 50 detailed occupation codes. Source:



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