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Stem careers background information

What is STEM?
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Today's STEM professionals create virtual worlds, design amazing machines, invent new materials, construct earth-friendly buildings and engineer cutting-edge air vehicles.

What is a STEM career?
Anyone who is supporting science, technology, engineering or math is involved in a STEM career. The opportunities are endless. Traditionally, anyone involved in STEM has an Associate degree, Bachelors/Masters degree or special certification. More information about STEM careers can be found at:

Why a STEM career?

  • With 6,810,913 citizens North Texas is the 4th largest Metropolitan Area in the country and growing at a rate of 12 people an hour, 288 people a day, 2,016 a week and demographers expect us to reach over 16 million by mid century
  • The population growth requires a highly skilled and educated population to be the innovators who will continue to provide the quality of life of which we are accustomed
  • Half of all STEM Jobs don’t require a four-year degree and pay an average of $53,000 which is 10% higher than non-STEM jobs with similar education requirements (Source: STEMtistics)
  • By 2020 the demand for STEM professionals will add over 1 million new jobs (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics - BLS)
  • STEM Careers: Just for Students, National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
  • Women in STEM, American Association of University Women

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