To remain competitive in the evolving global market, the United States needs a workforce skilled in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). STEM careers are growing faster than any other sector and students who bring STEM degrees and skills to the workforce have higher wages than their counterparts and starting salaries more than 30 percent higher than those for non-STEM jobs. Learn more about the Science Committee's work to strengthen STEM education and build our STEM workforce. 

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