STEM Careers Math and science skills are key to entering career paths in high-growth industries: • Advanced Manufacturing • Alternative Energy • Biotechnology • Health Care • Information Technology
STEM Careers… Will grow faster than the average for all jobs *STEM related careers will enjoy an 11.4% increase in positions from 2004-2014. *Non-STEM related careers will have a 4.5% increase in positions from 2004-2014.
STEM Careers *STEM skills are required by 8 percent of all jobs in the region *The Finger Lakes Region currently employs 52,000 workers (114 job titles) in the STEM field
STEM Careers STEM Careers Pay More… STEM Occupations: $57,084 All Occupations $38,280 • Stem occupations offer an earnings potential on average 60% more than non-STEM careers • Almost 70% (68%) of workers employed in STEM occupations earn more than $50,000 per year
To Explore STEM Careers Visit www.nycareerzone.org
For More Information Please Contact: Tammy Marino Associate Economist NYS Department of Labor Division of Research & Statistics (585) 258-8870 Tammy.email@example.com