Median lifetime earnings rise with each additional level of education, report finds from Higher Ed Dive summarizes a useful new report.
It reinforces lots of prior research that you can find at The Best Resources For Showing Students Why They Should Continue Their Academic Career.
However, it also makes some other important points, including this one:
…some workers earn more than other people with higher levels of education. At least one-quarter of workers with no more than a high school education earn more than half the workers with an associate degree, according to the report. And a similar share of people with an associate degree makes more than half the workers with a bachelor’s degree.
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