Other Science Technologies

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2017
2,281
growing 22.8%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$6,533
growing 3.72%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$31,408
growing 2.9%
Average Wage
$62,474
declining 26%
People in Workforce
14,111
growing 3.21%
Average Employee Age
40.9
growing 6.88%

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The locations with the highest concentration of Other Science Technologies degree recipients are Las Vegas, NV, Reno, NV, and Bloomfield Hills, MI. The locations with a relatively high number of Other Science Technologies degree recipients are Las Vegas, NV, Bloomfield Hills, MI, and Buies Creek, NC. The most common degree awarded to students studying Other Science Technologies is a associates degree.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Other Science Technologies and the types of students that study this field. College of Southern Nevada awards the most degrees in Other Science Technologies in the US, but Mountwest Community and Technical College and New River Community and Technical College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Science Technologies.

Tuition costs for Other Science Technologies majors are, on average, $6,533 for in-state public colleges, and $31,408 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Other Science Technologies programs are Public, 2-year institutions (37 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 2-year (1,266 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Science Technologies

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Other Science Technologies, is Public, 2-year (1,266 completions).

The following chart shows the share of universities that offer Other Science Technologies programs, by the total number of completions, colored and grouped by their sector.

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$6,533
Median In-State Public
$31,408
Median Out of State Private

College of Southern Nevada has the most Other Science Technologies degree recipients, with 453 degrees awarded in 2017.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer Other Science Technologies programs and have at least 5 graduates in those programs, Mountwest Community and Technical College and New River Community and Technical College have the highest percentage of degrees awarded in Other Science Technologies, with 40.3% and 32.2%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Other Science Technologies

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in Other Science Technologies by year.

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Growth in Awarded Degrees

Counties with the Fastest Growing Number of Degrees Awarded

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest growth in degrees awarded for Other Science Technologies.

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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 industry that employs the most Science Technologies majors is General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, though the highest paying industry, by average wage, is Outpatient care centers.

Wages

Yearly Income for Common Jobs

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Science Technologies is from the 2 Digit Course Science Technologies.
$62,474
Average Wage in Workforce
± $6,949
26%
1 Year Growth
± 32.2%

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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

Most Common

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Most Specialized

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Compared to other majors, there are an unusually high number of Science Technologies majors working as Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Radiologic technologists and technicians, and Diagnostic medical sonographers.

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Highest Paid

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The highest paid occupations by median income for Science Technologies majors are Registered nurses, Postsecondary teachers, and Magnetic resonance imaging technologists.

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Occupations by Share

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14,111
2018 Workforce
± 2,916
3.21%
1 Year Growth
± 28.5%

The number of Science Technologies graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.21%, from 13,672 in 2017 to 14,111 in 2018.

The largest single share of Science Technologies graduates go on to work as Radiologic technologists and technicians (28%). 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

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Highest Paid

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Industries by Share

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Science Technologies is from the 2 Digit Course Science Technologies.
14,111
2018 Workforce
± 2,916
3.21%
1 Year Growth
± 28.5%

The number of Science Technologies graduates in the workforce has been growing at a rate of 3.21%, from 13,672 in 2017 to 14,111 in 2018.

The industry which employs the most Science Technologies graduates by share is General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges. This visualization shows the industries that hire those who major in Science Technologies.

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Specialty Locations

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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 40.9, 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 (1,443) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

The closest comparable data for the 6 Digit Course Other Science Technologies is from the 2 Digit Course Science Technologies.
40.9
Average Age in 2018
± 2.65 Years
6.88%
1 Year Change
± 8.47%

This chart shows distribution of ages for employees with a degree in Science Technologies. The most common ages of employees with this major are 25 and 53 years old, which represent 14.2% and 10.8% of the population, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded

The most common degree types awarded to students graduating in Other Science Technologies are Associates Degree, 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate, and Bachelors Degree.

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Workforce Degrees

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

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Gender Imbalance for Common Institutions

Female (52.8%)
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
    1,443 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    321 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    154 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in Other Science Technologies 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
    128 degree-grads_ethnicity_genders awarded
  2. White Female
    123 degree-grads_ethnicity_genders awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    44 degree-grads_ethnicity_genders awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in Other Science Technologies. White Male students, who earn most of the degree-grads_ethnicity_genders in this field, are the most common combination of race/ethnicity and gender.

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Global Diversity

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Other Science Technologies field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Other Science Technologies majors need many skills, but most especially Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Other Science Technologies 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 Other Science Technologies 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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