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STEMM Careers Overview

Why focus on STEMM careers?

  • STEMM (science, technology, engineering, math, and medical Science) careers are projected to grow by 17 percent between now and 2018.
  • STEMM workers earn 26 percent more than their non-STEMM peers.
  • Two-thirds of STEMM workers have a college degree.
  • More women are needed in STEMM fields.
  • Various STEMM career opportunities are available within military branches.


For more information about STEMM careers:


O*Net Online
O*Net profiles careers and has information about many STEMM occupations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

This resource profiles hundreds of occupations, including many STEMM careers. It includes information about what workers do, education and training needed, pay, and job outlook.

STEM Career
This resourceĀ has information for students and parents about STEM careers, including planning for postsecondary education and financial aid.