Left-Brainiest States of the Union

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2013-05-14T14:41:54Z

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire tied for 26th in Bloomberg's STEM Index. The state's number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics jobs has increased 14.69 percent since 2001.

The ranking was based on STEM professionals as a percentage of:

Those nationwide (2012): 0.47%

The state's population (2011): 2.19%

The state's employed (2011): 4.72%

Separately, the average pay for STEM professionals in New Hampshire was $74,925 in 2011. Computer network architects were the highest-paid with an average salary of $114,750.