Thursday, July 10, 2014

Biggest STEM States

Nationally, 12.4 percent of college graduates aged 25 to 64 are employed in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematical) occupations. Here are the states with the highest and lowest percentages of college graduates employed in STEM jobs...

Maryland: 18.8%
Washington: 18.0%
Virginia: 16.5%
Colorado: 15.1%
California: 15.0%

Mississippi: 6.8%
North Dakota: 7.1%
Nevada: 8.3%
Arkansas: 8.4%
Kentucky: 8.5%

Source: Census Bureau, Employment Statistics of College Graduates

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