A higher education can provide more than just higher earnings. Studies show that undergraduates are typically outperforming non-graduates when it comes to full time employment, overall job satisfaction, and personal earnings.* And that’s just for starters: Graduate school can lead to even bigger benefits.
Learning Equals Earning
Take a look at the median earnings of full-time year-round workers age 25 and older, by education level: The higher the degree, the higher the salary.
Source: The College Board, assumes a 5% annual increase. Statistics taken from Average Published Undergraduate Charges by Sector, 2016-17.
*Pewsocialtrends.org, Pew Research Center, “The Rising Cost of Not Going to College”, February 11, 2014.