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Chart: Which STEM Jobs Will Be In Demand and How Much Do They Pay?

This data breakdown looks at the staffing needs in certain STEM fields, how much particular jobs pay, and what level of education is required for those jobs.

Chart: Which STEM Jobs Are In Demand and Pay Well?

And what level of education is required?

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Many argue that STEM education serves as a gateway to higher-paying jobs and is an important linchpin to a growing economy.

Education Week looked at data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on six career fields with ties to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Below is a look at the staffing needs in certain fields, how much particular jobs pay, and what level of education is required for those jobs.

The data shows that STEM fields are in demand but, depending on the job, pay and educational requirements vary. Here’s our breakdown.

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Computer Science | Engineering | Health Care | Life and Physical Sciences | Social Science | Technicians

Chart: STEM Pipeline: Computer Science Chart: STEM Pipeline: Engineering

Chart: STEM Pipeline: Health Care Chart: STEM Pipeline: Life and Physical Science

Chart: STEM Pipeline: Social Science Chart: STEM Pipeline: Technicians

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Design & Visualization: Marty Barrick and Mike Bock
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A version of this article appeared in the May 23, 2018 edition of Education Week