Whether you’re a teacher, counselor, or administrator, you just may have the background and experience to quickly and easily implement a cutting edge STEM program. Jump over to Monster.com for 1000+ job listings in STEM Education, or become a STEM Coordinator via another want ad from the Boys and Girls Club. Half of STEM jobs go unfilled in Arizona, according to the Arizona Office of STEM Education.
Job data from the Pulitzer Center “Over 400,000 Potential Unfilled STEM Jobs: Houston We Have a Problem!” cited a 2014 study by Georgetown projecting 2.4 million job openings in STEM through 2018 where Virginia will lead the nation with 8.2 percent of its jobs being STEM related…
“…. By 2018 there are projections that Virginia will need to fill a total of 404,000 STEM jobs.”
In 2014, 328,490 Virginians were employed in STEM jobs, with an annual mean wage of $50,750. In 2018, 93 percent of these jobs will require post-secondary education and training. The most recent data on employment in STEM occupations is projected to increase 10.1 percent from 2015 to 2025, while non-STEM employment is forecast to only rise 6.5 percent.
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- Pulitzercenter.org Over 400,000 Potential Unfilled STEM Jobs: Houston We Have a Problem!
- Arizona News Service “STEM education offers promise of jobs“