• Raleigh-Cary STEM jobs, 2011

Jobs: 108,580
Rank: 42 out of 100
Job share: 22.5%
Rank: 15 out of 100

Jobs requiring specialized knowledge in …
Science: 43,870 (9.1%)
Computers: 31,380(6.6%)
Engineering: 60,850 (12.6%)
Math: 35,850 (7.4%)

STEM jobs by degree required:
Bachelor’s or more: 56.2 %
Rank: 15 out of 100
Associates’ or less: 43.8%
Rank: 86 out of 100

STEM wages
All jobs
STEM: $61,176
Non-STEM: $38,256

Jobs requiring a Bachelor’s or more
STEM: $82,316
Non-STEM: $61,800

Jobs requiring an Associates’ or less
STEM: $47,788
Non-STEM: $32,551

Economic Performance Indicators
Unemployment rate, 2011: 8.6%
Median household income, 2011: $59,197
Thousands of patents per worker, 2007-2011: 2.46


Greensboro-High Point STEM jobs, 2011
Jobs: 57,910
Rank: 71 out of 100
Job share: 17.4 %
Rank: 84 out of 100

Jobs requiring specialized knowledge in …
Science: 24,170 (7.3%)
Computers: 10,890 (3.3%)
Engineering: 32,270 (9.7%)
Math: 16,130 (4.8%)

STEM jobs by degree required:
Bachelor’s or more: 42.4 %
Rank: 78 out of 100
Associates’ or less: 57.6%
Rank: 23 out of 100

STEM wages
All jobs
STEM: $61,405
Non-STEM: $35,218

Jobs requiring a Bachelor’s or more
STEM: $81,422
Non-STEM: $59,279

Jobs requiring an Associates’ or less
STEM: $46,695
Non-STEM: $30747

Economic Performance Indicators
Unemployment rate, 2011: 11 %
Median household income, 2011: $41,399
Thousands of patents per worker, 2007-2011: 0.53


  • Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill  STEM jobs, 2011

Jobs: 165,380
Rank: 32 out of 100
Job share: 20.3%
Rank: 43 out of 100

Jobs requiring specialized knowledge in …
Science: 66,580 (8.2%)
Computers: 37,940 (4.7%)
Engineering: 82,500 (10.1%)
Math: 53,670 (6.6%)

STEM jobs by degree required:
Bachelor’s or more: 51.9%
Rank: 32 out of 100
Associates’ or less: 48.1%
Rank: 69 out of 100

STEM wages
All jobs
STEM: $70,486
Non-STEM: $38,908

Jobs requiring a Bachelor’s or more
STEM: $89,524
Non-STEM: $63,491

Jobs requiring an Associates’ or less
STEM: $49,971
Non-STEM: $33,216

Economic Performance Indicators
Unemployment rate, 2011: 10.9 %
Median household income, 2011: $50,671
Thousands of patents per worker, 2007-2011: 0.45