College Graduates Earn More
According to the United States Census Bureau, college graduates earn far more over their working lifetimes than non-college graduates.
Every bit of education you get after high school increases the chances you'll earn good pay. Most college graduates earn a lot more money during their working years than people who stop their education at high school.
- The more education you get the more likely it is you will always have a job.
- According to one estimate, by the year 2028 there will be 19 million more jobs for educated workers than there are qualified people to fill them.
- Today most good jobs require more than a high school diploma. Businesses want to hire people who know how to think and solve problems.
- Education beyond high school gives you a lot of other benefits, including meeting new people, taking part in new opportunities to explore your interests, and experiencing success.
|Professional degree||$4.4 million|
|Doctoral degree||$3.4 million|
|Master's degree||$2.5 million|
|Bachelor's degree||$2.1 million|
|Associate's degree||$1.6 million|
|Some college||$1.5 million|
|High school graduate||$1.2 million|
|Non-high school graduate||$1 million|
> source: http://www.lorainccc.edu/Future+Students/College+Graduates+Earn+More.htm