STEMtistics - Jobs & Workforce
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African Americans are not gaining ground in engineering
African Americans earn small share of bachelor's degrees or higher
The STEM workforce gender gap is not yet declining
People of color remain scarce in the STEM workforce
The aging STEM workforce
STEM Professor Gender Gap
Source: U.S. News & World Report, Gender and Kids Matter in STEM Academia-But Not Just for Women, March 2014. http://www.usnews.com/news/blogs/data-mine/2014/03/07/gender-and-kids-matter-in-stem-academia-but-not-just-for-women
10 percent higher
Half of all STEM jobs don't require a four-year degree and pay an average of $53,000, which is 10 percent higher than non-STEM jobs with similar education requirements.
Source: Brookings Institution, The Hidden STEM Economy, 2013.
Middle Skill Tech Jobs Multiply
Source: Burning Glass and Capital One, Crunched by the Numbers: The Digital Skills Gap in the Workforce, March 2015. http://burning-glass.com/research/digital-skills-gap/
Engineering Pays Off