Science Technologies

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Total Degrees​
Awarded in 2017
6,856
growing 13.5%
Median In-State​
Public Tuition
$5,182
growing 12.6%
Median Out-of-State​
Private Tuition
$29,900
growing 1.38%
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 Science Technologies degree recipients are , Jacksonville, FL, and Pasadena, TX. The locations with a relatively high number of Science Technologies degree recipients are Lake Jackson, TX, Port Arthur, TX, and Texas City, TX. The most common degree awarded to students studying Science Technologies is a associates degree.

Institutions

Information about the types of higher education institutions that grant degrees in Science Technologies and the types of students that study this field. Florida State College at Jacksonville awards the most degrees in 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 Science Technologies.

Tuition costs for Science Technologies majors are, on average, $5,182 for in-state public colleges, and $29,900 for out of state private colleges.

The most common sector, by number of institutions, that offers Science Technologies programs are Public, 2-year institutions (180 total). The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded, is Public, 2-year (4,329 completions).

Institutions

Institution with the Most Degrees Awarded in Science Technologies

The most common sector, by number of degrees awarded in Science Technologies, is Public, 2-year (4,329 completions).

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

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Tuition Costs for Common Institutions

$5,182
Median In-State Public
$29,900
Median Out of State Private

Florida State College at Jacksonville has the most Science Technologies degree recipients, with 574 degrees awarded in 2017.

The following bar chart shows the state tuition for the top 5 institutions with the most degrees awarded in Science Technologies.

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Specialized Colleges

Out of all institutions that offer 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 Science Technologies, with 40.3% and 32.2%, respectively.

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Degrees Awarded by County

Counties with the Most Degrees Awarded in Science Technologies

This map shows the counties in the United States colored by the highest number of degrees awarded in 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 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

$62,474
Average Wage in Workforce
± $6,949
26%
1 Year Growth
± 32.2%

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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 by Share

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

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Industries by Share

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

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. Male employees are more likely to hold Science Technologies degrees, and White students earn the majority (3,833) of the degrees.

Workforce Age

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 Science Technologies are Associates Degree, < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate, and 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate.

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Workforce Degrees

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

Male (57.6%)
Most Common Gender with a Degree in this Field

This chart shows the granted degrees by gender at the 5 institutions that graduate the most students in Science Technologies.

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Race & Ethnicity by Degrees Awarded

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,833 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,263 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    872 degrees awarded

This chart shows the number of degrees awarded in 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
    180 degree-grads_ethnicity_genders awarded
  2. White Female
    138 degree-grads_ethnicity_genders awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    49 degree-grads_ethnicity_genders awarded

This chart illustrates the differences by gender for each race & ethnicity of Bachelors Degree recipients in 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 Science Technologies field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Science Technologies majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Science Technologies majors need more than the average amount of Equipment Maintenance, Repairing, and Operation and Control.

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 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 Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, and Critical Thinking are the three most important skills for people in the field.

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