STEMtistics - STEM Degrees
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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.