salaries by degree

Not finishing your college degree can cost you some serious money over the long run. This graphic represents average differences in income over a lifetime between individuals with a high school diplomas, a bachelor’s degree, or a graduate degree.

When 36-year old Melissa decided to finish her college degree, she assumed it would help her in the salary department—at least a little. Turns out, “a little” was far more than Melissa imagined. In fact, earning her bachelor’s degree nearly doubled her annual earnings. “I was shocked at the salary disparity between those with just […]