Engineers working in oil & gas, gas pipeline construction jobs at top schools earn more than engineers working in other fields

Engineers working at the world’s most prestigious engineering schools earn on average $200,000 more than other engineers working at similar universities, according to a study released Wednesday.The report from the Institute for Research in Advanced Studies at Carnegie Mellon University found that the average engineering job pays $150,000 per year more than the median salary […]

Why are so many people working in STEM?

The US economy is growing.The stock market has soared.And the technology sector is thriving.But one major group of workers is doing a little less well.According to a recent study by the US Government Accountability Office, about 8% of the US workforce is unemployed.That’s up from 5% a decade ago.The problem, says Steven Mufson, the GAO’s […]