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Foreign-born STEM Workers in the United States

By Bill at June 20, 2017 04:26
Filed Under: Immigration News

Workers in STEM fields(science, technology, engineering, and math) play an increasingly important role in the U.S. economy. Foreign-born workers make up a growing share of the country STEM workforce.

Using data from the American Community Survey (ACS), American Immigration Council recently published Fact Sheet:Foreign-born STEM Workers in the United States. It provides an extensive overview of the occupational, gender, educational, and geographic distribution of foreign-born STEM workers in the United States. read full sheet.

For example, following table shows the total number of foreign-born STEM workers in the U.S. workforce has increased dramatically since 1990, both in absolute numbers and as a share of the total workforce.
 
Year Foreign Born STEM Workforce Foreign Born as share of STEM Workforce
1990 508,659 11.9%
2000 1,341,451 18.6%
2010 1,653,206 22.3%
2015 1,976,722 24.3%


Please click here to read the 20 Page Fact Sheet:Foreign-born STEM Workers in the United States

The employers are always looking for skilled foreign workers, make sure you polish your resume and update your career profiles regularly.



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