More and more, the jobs with better pay and job security are in STEM fields.

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

The jobs related to these professions are vital for everything from manufacturing to food processing and healthcare, so they are most likely to be the country’s best-paying and secure jobs, but how much are they thriving in the country?

Website 24/7 Wall Street recently carried out an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data to find out the cities with the highest rates of STEM employment, finding that California-Lexington Park in Maryland is the city with the highest share of hi-tech jobs in the country with 24.8% of its entire workforce falling into the category of STEM.

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