Table 3-10
Workers in S&E and STEM occupations in larger metropolitan areas: 2007
 
  Workers employed   Percentage of workforce
Metropolitan area S&E
occupations
STEM
occupations
  S&E
occupations
STEM
occupations
 
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 350,670 474,540   4.2 5.7
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 296,720 359,040   10.4 12.6
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 240,650 323,270   4.2 5.7
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 187,950 244,130   7.6 9.9
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 179,070 241,800   4.0 5.4
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 149,470 206,810   5.2 7.1
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 139,240 181,410   6.9 9.0
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 138,710 177,150   8.2 10.5
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 133,990 183,810   4.9 6.7
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 129,550 172,140   6.6 8.8
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 68,500 94,400   2.9 4.0
 

STEM = science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

NOTE: Includes only metropolitan statistical areas with multiple metropolitan divisions. Differences among employment estimates may not be statistically significant.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Survey (2007).

Science and Engineering Indicators 2010