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We are an independent, nonprofit research and policy institute that studies the link between education, career qualifications, and workforce demands.

Interactive State Map

Use our interactive map of the U.S. to view state-level research on job projections, the economic value of college majors, and sector studies on healthcare, nursing, and STEM.



How can educators better train those who may struggle when picking a course to study? Learn more: @pbsnewshour

Today, there are 5.5M fewer jobs for workers with a hs diploma or less and 8.6M jobs more for #college grads. Read:

Computer occupations are the fast-growing occupation within the #STEM field, while architecture is the slowest.

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Good news for #STEM job seekers: Between 2008 and 2018, there will be 2.4M vacancies!

Should #math education rules change? Carnevale comments. Read more: @TeamGoodCall

The vast majority of jobs in #STEM require at least some postsecondary #edu.

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We project the #STEM field will grow 17% through 2018. Read more about the STEM workforce:

People in #STEM occupations earn an average of $14K more per year at every education level over other occupations.

Learn more in our #CEWemployment report:…

"The next job created most likely will require someone with postsecondary #edu." Read the post by Carnevale:

Democrats want to open more doors to college, but can their plan get more students to the finish line?

In this Hechinger Report article, Meredith Kolodner reports that making college more affordable is a focus of the Democratic Party’s platform for this year’s convention. She quotes Andrew Hanson saying, “It’s the first time they’ve included any sort of specificity on higher ed issues. It really does represent a big change from the past.”


Consumers get more information about a purchase they once made on trust: college

In this Hechinger Report article,  Jon Marcus writes about the college return on investment, saying that “as the price keeps rising, pressure builds to reveal details of the return on this investment.” He cites our report, “The Economic Value of College Majors” in his article.


The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor