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"A growing number of people w/o a bachelor's degree are out-earning their four-year college peers"

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

What we're reading this week:

  • "A growing number of people without a bachelor's degree are out-earning their four-year college peers, according to a study from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce."
  • "Ryan Farrell is an economist who works on the (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook) handbook. He says when he first got into the data, he was surprised at how many opportunities there were in high-paying jobs that didn't require a bachelor's degree...Even for people with just a high school diploma, Farrell says there are a number of high-paying trade jobs where workers get on-the-job training or can acquire skills through an apprenticeship."
  • "The job security that comes from working in an in-demand field...brings peace of mind."
Click here to read the rest of "You don't need a bachelor's degree to land a high-paying job," from NPR