STEM education vital to fill millions of job openings by 2024

STEM education vital to fill millions of job openings by 2024

STEM education vital to fill millions of job openings by 2024

(Worcester Sun, 12/27/17)

According to the BLS report, employment in STEM occupations grew by 10.5 percent from 2009 to 2015—more than double that of non-STEM jobs, which experienced 5.2 percent net growth. Between 2014 and 2024, the United States will need to fill over 2.6 million STEM job openings, including nearly 1.1 million computer occupations and almost 511,000 engineering roles.

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