Benefits Of A College Degree: Higher Earning Potential… And Well Being

Reports have shows that college graduates are linked to higher earning potential, as well as healthier lifestyles.

“In 2008, four-year college graduates earned nearly $22,000 more yearly than those with just a high school diploma, according to the report. That’s an average annual salary of $55,700 for college grads as compared to $33,800 for high school grads.”

College graduates are said to have a far lower unemployment rate during the current recession: 5.1 percent lower to be exact, as compared to people with only a high school diploma.

Check out some average salaries for business graduates –

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