Graph: College graduates starting wages drop in last decade


Despite remaining the safest road to financial prosperity, a college degree isn't earning the recently graduated quite as much these days, the Huffington Post reports. The average wage for young college graduates has dropped by nearly a dollar per hour over the last decade, once accounting for inflation, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Yet despite that entry-level wage stagnation, data still finds that a college degree remains
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  • Despite remaining the safest road to financial prosperity, a college degree isn't earning the recently graduated quite as much these days, the Huffington Post reports. The average wage for young college graduates has dropped by nearly a dollar per hour over the last decade, once accounting for inflation, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Yet despite that entry-level wage stagnation, data still finds that a college degree remains
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  • Despite remaining the safest road to financial prosperity, a college degree isn't earning the recently graduated quite as much these days, the Huffington Post reports. The average wage for young college graduates has dropped by nearly a dollar per hour over the last decade, once accounting for inflation, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Yet despite that entry-level wage stagnation, data still finds that a college degree remains
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