Stem Education Industry Statistics

The STEM education industry continues to grow rapidly, with a projected global market size of $336.9 billion by 2025.

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"Total spending on STEM education in the United States is more than $27 billion per year."

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"More than 9 million jobs were in STEM fields in the U.S. in 2015."

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"The number of STEM degrees has increased by nearly 50% in the last decade."

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"Women make up only 28% of the workforce in STEM."

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"Worldwide, there will be 2.4 million unfilled jobs in STEM by 2025."

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"The highest percentage of STEM careers is within the IT industry (45%)."

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"93% of parents say they want their student to study STEM."

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"The average reported salary for those with a doctoral degree in a STEM field is $81,400."

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"By 2021, the number of STEM jobs in the US will grow by 13%."

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"Minorities are underrepresented in the STEM fields: African-Americans: 5%, Hispanics: 6%, and Native Americans: 0.3%."

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"In 2016, 52% of STEM degrees were earned by Asian-Americans."

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"The number of students who completed their STEM studies grew from 1.1 million to 1.7 million between 2009 and 2016."

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"Employment in STEM occupations grew by 79% since 1990, from 9.7 million to 17.3 million."

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"More than half of STEM jobs do not require a 4-year degree."

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"In 2018, 2.1 million STEM jobs remained unfilled."

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"Workers in STEM fields were less likely to experience unemployment than their non-STEM counterparts with rates at 2.8% and 5.2% respectively."

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"STEM bachelor's degree holders earn roughly $20,000 more per year than non-STEM degree holders."

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"A majority of girls lose interest in STEM by age 8 due to gender stereotyping."

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