Level of education Median salary
Advanced degree $69,056
Bachelor's degree $53,300
Some college/associate's degree $37,752
High school diploma, no college $32,552
Less than high school diploma $23,608
Simply finishing high school results in a 38% in median salary, whereas completing that bachelor's degree results in a 41% increase over some college (or an associate's degree), and a whopping 64% increase over just having a high school diploma.
Would you please explain how they came up with the percentages?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 3:12 am ad1c9bdddf
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The percentages are a percentage of median salary increase of one educational level with respect to the median income of another education level.
For example, a person with less than high ...
The percentages are clearly contextualized in this case.