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Delaware: Labor Market Data for Career Pathway Planning
Pathways by Career Cluster: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
Career Cluster and PathwaysMSHSHWHDEmployment
2017
Employment
Change 2016-26
Employment
Growth 2016-26
Avg. Wage
2017
  Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics  7,220      683           9.0%           $99,755  
Engineering and Technology  3,970      311           10.1%           $109,093  
Science and Mathematics  3,250      372           8.3%           $88,349  
Pathways by Geographic Region: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
PathwayRegionEmployment
2017
Employment
Change 2016-26
Employment
Growth 2016-26
Avg. Wage
2017
Engineering and TechnologyMid-Atlantic172,620     14,980         8.4%           $107,852  
Engineering and TechnologyUnited States1,471,780     110,700         7.5%           $105,720  
Science and MathematicsMid-Atlantic126,210     12,240         8.7%           $89,453  
Science and MathematicsUnited States632,650     73,500         10.5%           $82,480  

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 • Sources: Delaware Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
 • Mid-Atlantic includes Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
 • MS, HS, HW and HD are abbreviations for Middle Skill, High Skill, High Wage and High Demand Occupations
 • MS & HS Cluster/Pathway: A Cluster/Pathway is designated as MS if, within the cluster/pathway, the percentage of MS occupations is at least thirty (30) percent
   of the total number of occupations reported for that cluster/pathway. The same process is used to determine HS clusters/pathways.
 • HW & HD Cluster/Pathway: A Cluster/Pathway is designated as HW if, within the cluster/pathway, the total employment for HW occupations is greater than the
   total employment for non-HW occupations. The same process is used to determine HD for clusters/pathways.