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Occupations are listed that require education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

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CodeOccupationOccupation Types
15-2011.00Actuaries Bright Outlook Bright Outlook   Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1291.00Acupuncturists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1141.01Acute Care Nurses Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1141.02Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3021.00Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-2011.00Aerospace Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2021.00Agricultural Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1041.00Agricultural Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
19-4012.00Agricultural Technicians Technologists and Technicians
29-1229.01Allergists and Immunologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1071.01Anesthesiologist Assistants Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1211.00Anesthesiologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-1011.00Animal Scientists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-3091.00Anthropologists and Archeologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1061.00Anthropology and Archeology Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
17-1011.00Architects, Except Landscape and Naval Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3011.00Architectural and Civil Drafters Technologists and Technicians
11-9041.00Architectural and Engineering Managers Managerial
25-1031.00Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
25-1062.00Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
29-1129.01Art Therapists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-2011.00Astronomers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-9091.00Athletic Trainers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-2021.00Atmospheric and Space Scientists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1051.00Atmospheric, Earth, Marine, and Space Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
29-1181.00Audiologists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3027.01Automotive Engineering Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-2141.02Automotive Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-1021.00Biochemists and Biophysicists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2031.00Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
11-9041.01Biofuels/Biodiesel Technology and Product Development Managers Managerial
19-1029.01Bioinformatics Scientists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-2099.01Bioinformatics Technicians Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
25-1042.00Biological Science Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook Postsecondary Teaching
19-1029.00Biological Scientists, All Other Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-4021.00Biological Technicians Technologists and Technicians
19-1029.04Biologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-2041.01Biostatisticians Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1299.07Blockchain Engineers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
15-2051.01Business Intelligence Analysts Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3028.00Calibration Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
29-1212.00Cardiologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2031.00Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-1021.00Cartographers and Photogrammetrists Technologists and Technicians
17-2041.00Chemical Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-4031.00Chemical Technicians Technologists and Technicians
25-1052.00Chemistry Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
19-2031.00Chemists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1011.00Chiropractors Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3022.00Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-2051.00Civil Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-2041.01Climate Change Policy Analysts Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-3033.00Clinical and Counseling Psychologists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-2051.02Clinical Data Managers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-3039.03Clinical Neuropsychologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1141.04Clinical Nurse Specialists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
11-9121.01Clinical Research Coordinators Managerial
15-1221.00Computer and Information Research Scientists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
11-3021.00Computer and Information Systems Managers Bright Outlook Managerial
17-2061.00Computer Hardware Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1241.00Computer Network Architects Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1231.00Computer Network Support Specialists Technologists and Technicians
15-1299.00Computer Occupations, All Other Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
15-1251.00Computer Programmers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1021.00Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
15-1211.00Computer Systems Analysts Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1299.08Computer Systems Engineers/Architects Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
15-1232.00Computer User Support Specialists Technologists and Technicians
19-1031.00Conservation Scientists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1141.03Critical Care Nurses Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2011.01Cytogenetic Technologists Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
29-2011.02Cytotechnologists Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
15-2051.00Data Scientists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1243.01Data Warehousing Specialists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1242.00Database Administrators Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1243.00Database Architects Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1292.00Dental Hygienists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1029.00Dentists, All Other Specialists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1021.00Dentists, General Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1213.00Dermatologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2032.00Diagnostic Medical Sonographers Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
29-2051.00Dietetic Technicians Technologists and Technicians
29-1031.00Dietitians and Nutritionists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1299.06Digital Forensics Analysts Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
15-1299.03Document Management Specialists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
17-3019.00Drafters, All Other Technologists and Technicians
25-1063.00Economics Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
19-3011.00Economists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3023.00Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-3012.00Electrical and Electronics Drafters Technologists and Technicians
17-2071.00Electrical Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3024.00Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-2072.00Electronics Engineers, Except Computer Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2042.00Emergency Medical Technicians Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
29-1214.00Emergency Medicine Physicians Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2199.03Energy Engineers, Except Wind and Solar Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1032.00Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook Postsecondary Teaching
17-3029.00Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other Technologists and Technicians
17-2199.00Engineers, All Other Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-3011.01Environmental Economists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3025.00Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-2081.00Environmental Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-2041.02Environmental Restoration Planners Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-4042.00Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
25-1053.00Environmental Science Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
19-2041.00Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-1041.00Epidemiologists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1128.00Exercise Physiologists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1215.00Family Medicine Physicians Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2111.02Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-4013.00Food Science Technicians Technologists and Technicians
19-1012.00Food Scientists and Technologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-4092.00Forensic Science Technicians Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
19-4071.00Forest and Conservation Technicians Technologists and Technicians
19-1032.00Foresters Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1043.00Forestry and Conservation Science Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
17-2141.01Fuel Cell Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1216.00General Internal Medicine Physicians Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-9092.00Genetic Counselors Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-1029.03Geneticists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-1022.01Geodetic Surveyors Technologists and Technicians
19-3092.00Geographers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1299.02Geographic Information Systems Technologists and Technicians Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
25-1064.00Geography Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
19-4043.00Geological Technicians, Except Hydrologic Technicians Technologists and Technicians
19-2042.00Geoscientists, Except Hydrologists and Geographers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2111.00Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1211.01Health Informatics Specialists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-9021.00Health Information Technologists and Medical Registrars Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
25-1071.00Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook Postsecondary Teaching
29-2099.00Health Technologists and Technicians, All Other Technologists and Technicians
29-1299.00Healthcare Diagnosing or Treating Practitioners, All Other Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-9099.00Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Workers, All Other Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
29-2092.00Hearing Aid Specialists Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
29-2012.01Histology Technicians Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
29-2011.04Histotechnologists Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
29-1229.02Hospitalists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2112.01Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-4044.00Hydrologic Technicians Technologists and Technicians
19-2043.00Hydrologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-2041.03Industrial Ecologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3026.00Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-2112.00Industrial Engineers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-3032.00Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1212.00Information Security Analysts Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1299.05Information Security Engineers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
15-1299.09Information Technology Project Managers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
17-1012.00Landscape Architects Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2061.00Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses Technologists and Technicians
19-1099.00Life Scientists, All Other Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-4099.00Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other Technologists and Technicians
29-1122.01Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2035.00Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists Technologists and Technicians
17-2112.03Manufacturing Engineers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2121.00Marine Engineers and Naval Architects Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2131.00Materials Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-2032.00Materials Scientists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-2099.00Mathematical Science Occupations, All Other Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
25-1022.00Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
15-2021.00Mathematicians Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3013.00Mechanical Drafters Technologists and Technicians
17-3027.00Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-2141.00Mechanical Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2199.05Mechatronics Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2012.00Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technicians Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
29-2011.00Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
11-9111.00Medical and Health Services Managers Bright Outlook Managerial
29-2036.00Medical Dosimetrists Technologists and Technicians
29-2072.00Medical Records Specialists Technologists and Technicians
19-1042.00Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-1022.00Microbiologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2199.06Microsystems Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-9099.01Midwives Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
17-2151.00Mining and Geological Engineers, Including Mining Safety Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-1029.02Molecular and Cellular Biologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1129.02Music Therapists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2199.09Nanosystems Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3026.01Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
11-9121.00Natural Sciences Managers Managerial
29-1299.01Naturopathic Physicians Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1244.00Network and Computer Systems Administrators Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2099.01Neurodiagnostic Technologists Technologists and Technicians
29-1217.00Neurologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-3039.02Neuropsychologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3029.01Non-Destructive Testing Specialists Technologists and Technicians
17-2161.00Nuclear Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2033.00Nuclear Medicine Technologists Technologists and Technicians
19-4051.02Nuclear Monitoring Technicians Technologists and Technicians
19-4051.00Nuclear Technicians Technologists and Technicians
29-1151.00Nurse Anesthetists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1161.00Nurse Midwives Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1171.00Nurse Practitioners Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1072.00Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook Postsecondary Teaching
29-1218.00Obstetricians and Gynecologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1122.00Occupational Therapists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-2031.00Operations Research Analysts Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2057.00Ophthalmic Medical Technicians Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
29-2099.05Ophthalmic Medical Technologists Technologists and Technicians
29-1241.00Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2081.00Opticians, Dispensing Technologists and Technicians
29-1041.00Optometrists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1022.00Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1023.00Orthodontists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1242.00Orthopedic Surgeons, Except Pediatric Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1299.02Orthoptists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2091.00Orthotists and Prosthetists Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
29-2043.00Paramedics Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
19-1031.03Park Naturalists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2099.08Patient Representatives Technologists and Technicians
29-1243.00Pediatric Surgeons Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1221.00Pediatricians, General Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1299.04Penetration Testers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
17-2171.00Petroleum Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1051.00Pharmacists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2052.00Pharmacy Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-2199.07Photonics Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3029.08Photonics Technicians Technologists and Technicians
29-1229.04Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-2099.00Physical Scientists, All Other Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1123.00Physical Therapists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1071.00Physician Assistants Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1229.00Physicians, All Other Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1222.00Physicians, Pathologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-2012.00Physicists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1054.00Physics Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
29-1081.00Podiatrists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1065.00Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
19-3094.00Political Scientists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-4012.01Precision Agriculture Technicians Technologists and Technicians
29-1229.05Preventive Medicine Physicians Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1024.00Prosthodontists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2053.00Psychiatric Technicians Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
29-1223.00Psychiatrists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-3039.00Psychologists, All Other Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1066.00Psychology Teachers, Postsecondary Bright Outlook Postsecondary Teaching
19-4099.01Quality Control Analysts Technologists and Technicians
29-1124.00Radiation Therapists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2072.01Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2034.00Radiologic Technologists and Technicians Technologists and Technicians
29-1224.00Radiologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-1031.02Range Managers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1125.00Recreational Therapists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1141.00Registered Nurses Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-2099.01Remote Sensing Scientists and Technologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-4099.03Remote Sensing Technicians Technologists and Technicians
29-1126.00Respiratory Therapists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2199.08Robotics Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3024.01Robotics Technicians Technologists and Technicians
41-9031.00Sales Engineers Sales
41-4011.00Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products Sales
19-3034.00School Psychologists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-4061.00Social Science Research Assistants Technologists and Technicians
25-1069.00Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other Postsecondary Teaching
19-3099.00Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-3041.00Sociologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
25-1067.00Sociology Teachers, Postsecondary Postsecondary Teaching
15-1252.00Software Developers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1253.00Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-1013.00Soil and Plant Scientists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2199.11Solar Energy Systems Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
41-4011.07Solar Sales Representatives and Assessors Sales
29-1127.00Speech-Language Pathologists Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1229.06Sports Medicine Physicians Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-2041.00Statisticians Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1249.00Surgeons, All Other Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-9093.00Surgical Assistants Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2055.00Surgical Technologists Technologists and Technicians
19-3022.00Survey Researchers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-3031.00Surveying and Mapping Technicians Technologists and Technicians
17-1022.00Surveyors Technologists and Technicians
15-1241.01Telecommunications Engineering Specialists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1129.00Therapists, All Other Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2051.01Transportation Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-3099.01Transportation Planners Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-3051.00Urban and Regional Planners Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1229.03Urologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2112.02Validation Engineers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-1131.00Veterinarians Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
29-2056.00Veterinary Technologists and Technicians Bright Outlook Technologists and Technicians
15-1255.01Video Game Designers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
11-9121.02Water Resource Specialists Managerial
17-2051.02Water/Wastewater Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1299.01Web Administrators Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners; Technologists and Technicians
15-1255.00Web and Digital Interface Designers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
15-1254.00Web Developers Bright Outlook Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
17-2199.10Wind Energy Engineers Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners
19-1023.00Zoologists and Wildlife Biologists Research, Development, Design, and Practitioners

Source: Standard Occupational Classification external site Attachment C: Detailed 2018 SOC occupations included in STEM.