Median Annual Earnings of Adults Ages 25 and Older with a Bachelor’s Degree
Overall, median annual earnings increased with each additional level of educational attainment. The median annual earnings among those whose highest degree was a bachelor’s degree ranged from $41,316 for American Indians or Alaska Natives to $57,495 for Asians, a difference of more than $16,000 (39.2 percent).
Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: A Status Report
Chapter Eleven: Employment and Earnings
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U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2016 5-Year Estimates (2012–16)
Only earnings for employed adults are included. All employed adults (both full and part time) are included.