STEM

By the Numbers

9M

STEM jobs are expected to grow to more than 9 million between 2012 & 2022. That’s an increase of about 1 million jobs.*

13%

STEM employment is projected to grow about 13% between 2012 and 2022. This is faster than the 11% rate of growth projected for all occupations.*

16%

of American high school seniors are proficient in mathematics and interested in a STEM career.**

45%

of U.S. high school graduates are ready for college work in math, and 36% in science.

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