Research Report After Graduate and Professional School
How Students Fare in the Labor Market
Sandy Baum, Patricia Steele
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Many people enroll in graduate and professional degree programs to advance their careers and increase their earnings. On average, advanced degrees are valuable in the labor market, but students pursuing a graduate or professional degree still face considerable uncertainty. This brief explores employment and earnings outcomes among advanced degree recipients. Examining these outcomes across degree, occupational, and demographic categories paints a nuanced picture of the payoffs of graduate and professional education.
Research Areas Education
Tags Higher education
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center Center on Education Data and Policy