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College Degrees Drive Dollars: The Entry-Level Salary Chart

College Degrees Drive Dollars: The Entry-Level Salary Chart

April 01, 2010

A lot is made of the earnings gap between those who graduate from high school versus those who graduate from college.

And for good reason: Over the course of a lifetime, projected income between the two groups ranges anywhere between $500,000 to more than $1 million.

But even in a lackluster economy, the general consensus is that college graduates still fare better than those with only a high school diploma.

We wanted to examine whether more degrees actually beget more money—and if so, precisely how much.

What’s Your Entry-Level Salary IQ?