Most STEM outreach focuses on research and development, but 50% of available STEM careers will not require a Bachelor’s degree. A significant number of people could pursue STEM careers, but they do not know about the expansive breadth of available STEM jobs.
STEM Job Openings by Entry Education Level
- 27.4% High School Diploma or Equivalent
- 11.1% Postsecondary Training (non-degree)
- 6.6% Associates Degree
- 47.2% Bachelor’s Degree
- 2.8% Master’s Degree
- 3.6% Doctoral or Professional Degree
As many industrial sectors incorporate technology to better compete in a global economy, more and more STEM jobs will become available, and it is imperative people prepare to fill those positions.