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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2016

1,858

growing 4.03%

Median In-State​
Public Tuition

$6,407

growing 4.76%

Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition

$30,524

growing 3.43%

Average Wage

$84,385

growing 10.9%

People in Workforce

13,672

growing 25.8%

Average Employee Age

38.2

declining 10.9%

About

The locations with the highest concentration of N/A degree recipients are Reno, NV, Las Vegas, NV, and Bloomfield Hills, MI. The locations with a relatively high number of N/A degree recipients are Sierra Vista, AZ, Boneau, MT, and Reno, NV. The most common degree awarded to students studying N/A is a associates degree.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in N/A and the types of students that study this field. Truckee Meadows Community College awards the most degrees in N/A in the US, but Mountwest Community and Technical College and University of Arizona-South have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in N/A.

Tuition costs for N/A majors are, on average, $6,407 for in-state public colleges, and $30,524 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers N/A programs are Public, 2-year institutions (39 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 2-year (1,038 completions).

Institutions

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in N/A, is Public, 2-year (1,038 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer N/A programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$6,407

Median In-State Public

$30,524

Median Out of State Private

Truckee Meadows Community College has the most N/A degree recipients, with 382 degrees awarded in 2016.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer N/A programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Mountwest Community and Technical College and University of Arizona-South have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in N/A, with 36.8% and 31.3%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in N/A

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in N/A by year.

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

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Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Science Technologies graduates and on wages and locations for those in the field.

The average salary for Science Technologies majors is $84,385 and the most common occupations are Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, Radiation therapists, and Medical & health services managers.

The industry that employs the most Science Technologies majors is Hospitals, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Computer Systems Design.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

$84,385

Average Wage in Workforce

± $17,804

10.9%

1 Year Growth

± 25.2%

The average salary for Science Technologies majors is $84,385 and the most common occupations are Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, Radiation therapists, and Medical & health services managers.

This chart shows the average annual salaries of the most common occupations for Science Technologies majors.

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Highest Paying Locations

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This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States colored by the average salary of Science Technologies majors.

Note that the census collects information tied to where people live, not where they work. It is possible that Science Technologies majors live and work in the same place, but it is also possible that they live and work in two different places.

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Occupations

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Most Specialized

Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Science Technologies majors working as Radiation therapists, Diagnostic related technologists & technicians, and Medical & health services managers.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid occupations by median income for Science Technologies majors are Miscellaneous managers, Medical & health services managers, and Radiation therapists.

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Occupations by Share

13,672

2017 Workforce

± 2,871

25.8%

1 Year Growth

± 25.1%

The number of Science Technologies graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 25.8%, from 10,864 in 2016 to 13,672 in 2017.

The largest single share of Science Technologies graduates go on to work as Diagnostic related technologists & technicians (38.5%). This chart shows the various jobs filled by those with a major in Science Technologies by share of the total number of graduates.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries that employ Science Technologies majors, by number of employees, are Hospitals, Offices of physicians, and Computer Systems Design.

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Highest Paid

The highest paying industries of Science Technologies majors, by average wage, are Computer Systems Design, Offices of physicians, and Hospitals.

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Industries by Share

13,672

2017 Workforce

± 2,871

25.8%

1 Year Growth

± 25.1%

The number of Science Technologies graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 25.8%, from 10,864 in 2016 to 13,672 in 2017.

The industry which employs the most Science Technologies graduates by share is Hospitals, followed by Offices of physicians. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Science Technologies.

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Specialty Locations

This map shows the public use micro areas (PUMAs) in the United States where there are a relatively high population of Science Technologies majors.

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Diversity

Demographic information on those who earn a degree in Science Technologies in the US. The average age of a person in the workforce with a degree in Science Technologies is 38.2, and the most common degree type these workers hold is a Associates Degree. Female employees are more likely to hold Science Technologies degrees, and White students earn the majority (1,177) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

38.2

Average Age in 2017

± 2.42 Years

10.9%

1 Year Change

± 9.94%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Science Technologies. The most common ages of employees with this major are 28 and 36 years old, which represent 17.6% and 13.9% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in N/A are Associates Degree, 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate, and Bachelors Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

The most common degree types held by the working population in Science Technologies are Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree.

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Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (52%)

Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,177 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    278 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    128 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in N/A for each race & ethnicity. White students earned the largest share of the degrees with this major.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Race/Ethnicity and Gender Combination

  1. White Male

    126 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    106 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    35 degrees awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in N/A. White Male students, who earn most of the degrees in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Countries of Origin

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High Relative Number of Students

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There are a relatively high number of people that were born in N/A that hold Science Technologies degrees (N/A times more than expected), and the most common country of origin by total numbers for non-US students earning a degree in this field is N/A (N/A degree recipients).

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the N/A field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. N/A majors need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that N/A majors need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Installation.

These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for N/A majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Equipment Maintenance is very distinctive for majors, but the Active Listening, Reading Comprehension, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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