The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings

The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings

The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings

This handout, which accompanies the lesson plan "Guidance counselors: Working with scatter plots", discusses the economic value of an education. It includes statistics from the U.S. Census analyzing a variety of age, ethnic, and gender groups in relation to their educational level attained and to their average annual salaries.

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