How much does more education pay?

Click to see the median pretax annual earnings of full-time workers ages 25 and older who have different levels of education. Try to raise the bar to 100%.

Professional degree
Doctoral degree
Master’s degree
Bachelor’s degree
Associate degree
Some college, no degree
High school graduate
Not a high school graduate
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Source: The College Board, “Education Pays,” 2007.
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