Power Programs for Women at Stevens

Women make up about half of the workforce in America, but they only represent 24 percent of the workforce in STEM fields. Women with STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) jobs earned 33 percent more than comparable women in non-STEM jobs, considerably higher than the STEM premium for men.

Women who have pursued “power” degrees at Thaddeus Stevens have found themselves in exciting careers with competitive salaries. The demand for skilled technicians is surging nationwide. With a 96 percent placement rate, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is dedicated to ensuring to prepare you for work. Prepare for life.

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Careers for Women

Traditional Occuptions

 Median Annual Salary% Held By Women
Preschool and kindergarten teachers $32,13696.8%
Hairdressers, hairstylists and cosmetologists$24,90092.4%
Receptionists and information clerks$29,58890.6%
Registered nurses$35,51689.4%
Maids and housekeeping cleaners$21,16489.3%
Social workers$44,82483.8%
Waitresses$21,37170%

Source: US Department of Labor

Leading-edge Occupations

 Median Annual Salary% Held by Women
Brickmasons and blockmasons$49,2500%
HVAC mechancis and installers$45,9101%
Electricians$52,7202.3%
Machinsts$50,5803.4%
Network & computer systems administrators$62,67017.1%
Electrical & electronics engineering technicians$62,19010.8%
Software developers $100,08020%

Source: US Department of Labor