The Condition of Education 2014

Population Characteristics

Annual Earnings of Young Adults

In 2012, young adults with a bachelor’s degree earned more than twice as much as those without a high school diploma or its equivalent (105 percent more) and 57 percent more than young adult high school completers.

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Median annual earnings of full-time year-round wage and salary workers ages 25–34, by educational attainment: 2012

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS).