Thursday, March 30, 2017

Degrees Lead on Wages

Inside Higher Ed
By Ashley A. Smith
March 29, 2017

While some states and colleges are focused on boosting certificates as a way to increase graduates' earnings more than shorter-term credentials.

A new paper from the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment at the Community College Research Center, at Teachers College of Columbia University, found that women on average receive a boost of about $7,200 a year for an associate degree, about 26 percent more than the earnings of women who have some college but no degree.  Read the full article at the Inside Higher Ed website here.

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