Carnevale, Anthony P.
Van Der Werf, Martin
Did you know that in the first year after graduation you can make more money with an associate’s degree in nursing from Santa Rosa Junior College in California than with a graduate degree from some programs at Harvard University? Data from the College Scorecard reveal many more surprising details of post-college outcomes for students and families about that all-important first year after graduation. Buyer Beware: First-Year Earnings and Debt for 37,000 College Majors at 4,400 Institutions finds that first-year earnings for the same degree in the same major can vary by $80,000 at different colleges and universities. It also reveals that workers with less education can often make more than workers with more education, and that higher levels of education do not always result in higher student loan payments.
Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
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The Unequal Race for Good Jobs: How Whites Made Outsized Gains in Education and Good Jobs Compared to Blacks and Latinos Carnevale, Anthony; Strohl, Jeff; Gulish, Artem; Van Der Werf, Martin; Peltier Campbell, Kathryn (Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2019)The American job machine has performed well over the past 25 years. Between 1991 and 2016, employment among White, Black, and Latino workers grew by 20 percent, while employment in good jobs soared by 35 percent. Yet the ...