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STEM: Fast-growing, highest-paying careers in Tennessee

STEM is science, technology, engineering and math. At Roane State, you can get the education you need for STEM jobs.

Number of STEM jobs in Tennessee
Year 2012  2022
Jobs 252,000  295,000
Projected increase of 43,000 jobs*
Median salaries in Tennessee
All occupations  STEM occupations 
$31,000 $63,000
Increase of $32,000*


Why study STEM at Roane State

Explore programs

Engineering and technology

Computer science

Science and mathematics

Apply for STEM scholarships

Scholarships for STEM students are available through the Roane State Foundation.

*Source: Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, The Demand for STEM Occupations in Tennessee, October 2014. Salaries are based on completion of appropriate education level and fulfillment of professional requirements and standards. Salaries can vary widely.


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