What is STEM?
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. STEM careers are in high demand demand and have a bright outlook. While other careers are declining, STEM careers are continuing to grow.
|Bachelor's Degrees*||% Female|
|Public administration and social services||82.12|
|Communication and journalism||64.86|
|Liberal arts, general studies, and humanities||63.03|
|Visual and performing arts||60.33|
|Biology and biomedical sciences||58.96|
|Mathematics and statistics||42.97|
|Physical sciences and science technologies||38.48|
|Philosophy and religious studies||36.74|
|Computer and information sciences||18.03|
|*STEM majors have green text|
Unfortunately, there are not a lot of women in STEM careers. According to the National Science Foundation, only 28% of U.S. workers in STEM fields are women. In general, women are less likely to pick a STEM college major. The table shows that women graduates are the minority for most STEM college majors.
This website is designed to give information about various STEM careers so that women can be informed of some career options that have a good salary and bright job outlook. Each page highlights a few careers at various education levels. Information about each career is from onetonline.org. You can find O*Net's complete list of STEM careers by visiting the following link:O*Net STEM Careers List