STEMtistics - engineering

Scarce in Engineering

Source: Georgetown University, African Americans College Majors & Earnings, 2016. https://cew.georgetown.edu/wp-content/uploads/AfricanAmericanMajors_2016_web.pdf

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Highest median earnings

Engineering majors enjoy the highest median earnings: $92,000

Source: CTEq analysis of U.S. Census Bureau report on STEM graduates, 2014.

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Male majority

About 86 percent of engineers and 74 percent of computer professionals are men.

Source: CTEq analysis of U.S. Census Bureau report on STEM college graduates, 2014.

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Minorities missing from STEM

Underrepresented minorities hold only 10% of science and engineering jobs despite making up over a quarter of the U.S. population age 21 and older.

Source: National Science Foundation, Science & Engineering Indicators, 2013.

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