STEMtistics - Vital Signs

Tech Savvy is an Engine of Opportunity

On average, people at the highest level earn more than twice as much as people at the lowest skill level. Even a modest boost in tech skills can add more than 30 percent more in earnings

Source: Change the Equation, Does Not Compute, 2015.

Tags: computer science, jobs & workforce, Vital Signs

Our Children Deserve Better

Simply being able to use a smartphone or Facebook isn't enough. To be successful in a global economy, our children must become fluent in the technologies that are revolutionizing our lives and our work, and how best to use them to innovate. 

By wisely integrating technology into how children learn, STEMworks programs are changing the equation for our young people

Source: Change the Equation, Does Not Compute, 2015

Tags: computer science, jobs & workforce, Vital Signs

What We Don't Know Will Hurt Us

Ninety-one percent of millennials believe low computer skills have not hurt their chances of getting a job, a promotion, or a raise. Eighty-eight percent of those with low tech skills share that belief. That amounts to 13 million low-skilled millennials who do not recognize a major barrier to their future success. 

Source: Change the Equation, Does Not Compute, 2015.

Tags: computer science, jobs & workforce, Vital Signs

Digital Native Does Not Mean Tech Savvy

Eighty-three percent of millennials say they sleep with their smarphones, yet 
58 percent of millennials have poor skills in solving problems with technology.

Source: Change the Equation, Does Not Compute, 2015.

Tags: computer science, jobs & workforce, Vital Signs