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STEM Jobs in PA

There are a lot of great STEM-related opportunities in Pennsylvania, and contrary to popular belief, many do not require a 4-year degree. In fact, some of the growing occupations in the state only require a 2-year degree, an apprenticeship or training program. Below is a complete list of the top 20 STEM-related jobs in Pennsylvania, the expected amount of hires in a year and the average salary.

https://pa-pasmart-stage.azurewebsites.net/wp/wp-admin/post.php?post=2321&action=edit P A Smart Fact - Electrician's in Pennsylvania make an average salary of $62,000 and expected to hire 2,800

P A Smart Fact - Computer Support Specialists make an average of $50,900 and Pennsylvania is expected to hire 2,200 P A Smart Fact - Dental Hygienist make an average salary of $66,270 and Pennsylvania is expected to hire 670

P A Smart Fact - Industrial Machinery Mechanics average salary is $50,600 and expected Pennsylvania hires are more than 1,400 P A Smart Fact - Respiratory therapists average salary is $59,200 and expected Pennsylvania hires are more than 416

Below is a complete list of the top 20 STEM-related jobs in Pennsylvania, the expected amount of hires in a year and the average salary.

Associate (2-year) Degree Occupations

STEM Position Expected Hires Average Salary
Dental Hygienists 671 $66,270
Radiologic Technologists 639 $56,140
Computer Network Support Specialists 554 $64, 050
Web Developers 501 $69,600
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 483 $56,350
Architectural and Civil Drafters 474 $51,920
Respiratory Therapists 416 $59,200
Mechanical Drafters 319 $52,710
Civil Engineering Technicians 229 $53,670
Industrial Engineering Technicians 225 $61,130
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 197 $54,840
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 186 $67,440
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 179 $56,970
Electrical and Electronics Drafters 109 $59,740

Below are the top six STEM-related apprenticeship or on-the-job training programs in Pennsylvania, the expected amount of hires in a year and the average salary.

Apprenticeship or On-the-job Training Occupations

Apprenticeship Expected Hires Average Salary
Carpenters 4,388 $50,770
Electricians 2,818 $62,070
Computer User Support Specialists 2,278 $50,090
Industrial Machinery Mechanics 1,491 $50,600
Telecommunications Line Installers & Repairers 608 $60,840
Electrical Power-Line Installers & Repairers 435 $77,350
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