Earnings Premium Estimates for Bachelor's Degrees in Washington State

Did workers with Bachelor’s degrees earn more than workers without?
Published: 
January, 2014

This report looks at the earnings of workers with bachelor’s degrees from Washington state public colleges and universities compared to the earnings of workers with public high school diplomas only.  It finds earnings gains associated with obtaining a bachelor’s degree to be 19 percent for females and 18 percent for males seven years after graduation.

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