California experienced a dencrease of 1,184 innovation job openings from July 2014 to August 2014, a decrease of 1.62%. Texas experienced a decrease of 895 innovation job openings from July 2014 to August 2014, a decrease of 2.03%.

Our definition of STEM jobs: http://www.employstats.com/blog/2014/09/19/growing-national-interest-in-stem-fields-has-focused-our-research/

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State Total_Openings Monthly_Change Yearly_Change
CA 71,821 -1.62% 32.78%
TX 43,210 -2.03% 32.61%

Source: BLS

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