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Why Should Women Consider a Job in Technology?

Women in Technology Chart - see text-only version below


Technology Programs at RCBC and Contacts

If you're interested in enrolling in any of these programs, but have more questions, please reach out to the program contacts listed below.

Green Energy Program
Dr. Bob Brzozowski
(609) 894-9311, ext. 1941

  • Alternative Energy Technologies (AAS)

Geospatial Technology Programs
Marc Zamkotowicz
(609) 894-9311, ext. 1622

  • Geospatial Technology (AAS)
  • Geospatial Technology (Cert)

Electronic Engineering Programs
Jeff Van Duyne

  • Electronics Engineering Technology (AAS)
  • Computer Servicing & Networking (AAS)

Computer Science Programs
Paul Warner
(856) 222-9311, ext. 2750

  • Computer-Aided Drafting & Design (AAS)
  • Information Assurance & Cybersecurity (AAS)
  • Computer Information Systems (AS)
  • Computer Management Information (AAS)
  • Computer Science (AS)

Text-Only Version of the Women in Technology Chart

  1. In the past 10 years, growth in STEM jobs has been three times greater than in non-STEM jobs. [1]
  2. The wage gap between women and men is much smaller in STEM occupations than in other occupations.
  3. 80% of the fastest growing occupations in the US are STEM-related.
  4. Women with STEM jobs earned 33% more on average than women in non-STEM jobs.
  5. Over the last 20 years, the number of women working in STEM-related occupations has increased more than in any other occupational area.
  6. By 2020, STEM-related employment is projected to increase by 16.5%.  That’s 8.5 million new jobs![2]

[1] Institute for Women’s Policy Research and National Partnership for Women and Families

[2] The White House Council on Women and Girls