Median Earnings by Education – College Board – 2011

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Individuals with some college but no degree earned 14% more than high school graduates working full time year-round.

Median earnings for individuals with associate degrees working full time were 27% higher than median earnings for those with only a high school diploma.

Individuals with master’s degrees earned twice as much before taxes and took home 90% more than high school graduates working full time.

Those with doctoral degrees working full time earned 2.6 times as much and had after-tax earnings 2.4 times as high school graduates.

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