STEM job growth was double that of non-STEM job growth between 2009 and 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. What’s more, the average salary of all stem jobs ($87,570) is almost twice the average salary of non-STEM jobs ($45,700).
- In 2015, there were 8.6 million U.S. positions were in STEM
- Computer occupations (45% of all STEM jobs) and engineers (19%) made up the top two categories.
- Computer occupations are expected to create 500,000 new jobs by 2024
- Software and application development employs the most people (750,000) in STEM
The outlook on STEM jobs shows a stable and lucrative option for the next few years, so now is a great time to secure a few tech and STEM-heavy accounts for your agency.