STEM is an acronym for science, technology, engineering and math. It is said that those four subjects are imperative for kids to learn while studying in school. It is the best field to get into because the amount of available jobs and the positive impact it has on the economy.
Compared to other jobs, STEM jobs actually pay more. The average mid-career pay for someone with a STEM job was $112,000. For all majors combined, the average mid-career pay for these people was only $72,000 (Bardaro, 2013).
Bardaro, K. (2013, March 25). Numbers: not just for math majors anymore. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/03/24/for-the-college-bound-are-there-any-safe-bets/stem-skills-arent-just-for-stem-majors