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STEM employment ‘has outpaced job gains across all occupations by a ratio of 27 to 1’ since 2000 [GRAPH]

The number of jobs that have opened up in STEM fields since 2000 “has outpaced job gains across all occupations by a ratio of 27 to 1,” reports PandoDaily. That finding comes from a new report — “Technology Works: High-Tech Employment and Wages in the United States” — jointly published by Engine Advocacy and the Bay […]

The number of jobs that have opened up in STEM fields since 2000 “has outpaced job gains across all occupations by a ratio of 27 to 1,” reports PandoDaily.
That finding comes from a new report — “Technology Works: High-Tech Employment and Wages in the United States” — jointly published by Engine Advocacy and the Bay Area Economic Council.

What several graphs in the report confirm is something educators and technologists have known, namely, that STEM training leads to employment. Hence the efforts of the Digital Harbor Foundation to instruct a new workforce (a “pipeline of local talent,” as co-executive director Andrew Coy calls it) through a variety of web design and development, cybersecurity and education technology initiatives, like STEM League and STEM Engine.
Another organization advocating for STEM education is Digital All Systems, the nonprofit helmed by Lance Lucas, who wants to use what he calls Baltimore’s “untapped population” to fill available, technology-related jobs.

From the report: STEM employment change since 2000:

And the details:

Focusing on STEM education is something Johns Hopkins University is getting involved with as well, as Technically Baltimore reported in September. A new program, STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools, will be financed by a $7.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation over five years to bring STEM education to some 1,600 city public school students.

Companies: Digit All Systems / Bio-Rad Laboratories / Digital Harbor Foundation
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