Some STEM Activities
  • STEM knowledge can be transferred to a wide variety of applications. Our workplaces need employees that have the critical thinking and technical skills that comes with STEM training.

    According to the US Department of Commerce,

    • Employment in STEM occupations grew much faster than employment in non-STEM occupations over the last decade (24.4 percent versus 4.0 percent, respectively)
    • STEM occupations are projected to grow by 8.9 percent from 2014 to 2024, compared to 6.4 percent growth for non- STEM occupations.
    • STEM workers command higher wages, earning 29 percent more than their non-STEM counterparts in 2015. This pay premium has increased since our previous report, which found a STEM wage advantage of 26 percent in 2010.