Tuesday, August 09, 2011

The Earnings Overlap

"In a surprising number of cases, people with less educational attainment earn more than those with more."
Percent of people with some college, no degree who earn more than those with...
Associate's degree: 41.9%
Bachelor's degree: 23.1%
Master's degree: 15.9%
Doctoral degree: 8.6%
Professional degree: 4.8%

Source: The Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, The College Payoff: Education, Occupations, Lifetime Earnings

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