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Left-Brainiest States of the Union

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

Photograph by Karen Bleier/AFP via Getty Images

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Washington, D.C.

The District of Columbia tied for 7th in Bloomberg's STEM Index. The number of science, technology, engineering and mathematics jobs has increased 19 percent since 2001.

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

Those nationwide (2012): 0.96%

The state's population (2011): 9.23%

The state's employed (2011): 20.62%

Separately, the average pay for STEM professionals in the District of Columbia was $94,536 in 2011. Nuclear engineers were the highest-paid with an average salary of $152,040.