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STEM workers earn more and are out of work less

Jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) grew three times as fast as other fields over the past 10 years, and workers in these disciplines earn more money and are less likely to experience joblessness than their non-STEM counterparts, according to a new analysis.

The Department of Commerce’s Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) said there were 7.6 million STEM workers in the US in 2010, representing about 1 in 18 workers, and such occupations were projected to grow 17 per cent from 2008 to 2018.

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