The top-paying jobs in the country for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields are found in the Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick corridor.
According to the website Smartasset.com, the average salary for STEM jobs in the area is $100,787, which tops California’s Bay Area average STEM salary of $100, 324. Washington, DC ranked third.
Smartasset.com listed the following as “Notable STEM Employers” -- National Institutes of Health, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Human Genome Sciences, Lockheed Martin and Bethesda Softworks.
See the article about the ranking in Bethesda Magazine’s “Bethesda Beat.”