- Category: Computer
- Author: Anthony P. Carnevale, et al
- File type: PDF, 182 pages, 11.9 MB
Read and download free eBook intituled What’s the Worth? The Economic Values of College Majors in format PDF, 182 pages, 11.9 MB created by Anthony P. Carnevale, et al.
The bottom line is that getting a degree matters, but what you take matters more. This book analyzes 171 majors in 15 categories. It tracks earnings by majors and provides key break outs on questions of race/ethnicity and the gender differences in earnings.
On average, bachelor?s degrees pay off. But a new study confirms that some undergraduate majors pay off a lot more than others. In fact, the difference in earnings potential between one major and another can be more than 300 percent.
Using United States Census data available for the first time, the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce is helping Americans connect the dots between college majors and career earnings. In the new report, What’s it Worth? The Economic Value of College Majors, this first-time research demonstrates just how critical the choice of major is to a student?s median earnings.
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