Degree Inflation? Jobs That Newly Require B.A.’s

December 4, 2012

Despite the sob stories you hear about unemployed college graduates, bachelor’s degrees have actually gotten more valuable over time. The wage gap between the typical college graduate and those who have completed no more than high school has been growing for the last few decades. In the late 1970s, the median wage was 40 percent higher for college graduates than forpeople with more than a high school degree; now the wage premium is about 80 percent.

Article Source: New York Times