How Does Your Education Factor In?

It’s not just about where you live, it’s also about what you do. Your degree plays a huge role in how much you could earn.

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Note: Average salary information is not available for every state for certain occupations. Where this is the case, we have omitted the state from the graph above.

Sources and Methodology
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
Bureau of Economic Analysis: Real Personal Income for States and Metropolitan Areas

The data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics represents national, averaged earnings for the occupations listed and includes workers at all levels of education and experience. This data does not represent starting salaries. Employment conditions in your area may vary.

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