Salary by Education Level Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: College Board
Research Date: August 27th, 2015

Questions: statistics on salaries by education ? how much money does the average high school graduate make ? how much money does the average college graduate earn yearly ? what is the average salary of a high school college graduate ? average annual salary of an associates degree holder ?

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Average Salary by Highest Education Level AchievedData
Average High School Degree Salary$32,552
Average Associate Degree Salary$39,884
Average Bachelor’s Degree Salary$53,976
Unemployment Rate for someone with less than a High School Diploma14.9%
Unemployment Rate for a high school graduate10.3%
Unemployment Rate for an Associates Degree holder7.0%
Unemployment Rate for a Bachelor’s Degree holder4.7%
Average yearly tuition cost of a 2-Year Public College$9,139
Average yearly tuition cost of a 4-Year Public College$16,482
Average yearly tuition cost of a 4-Year Private College$32,1933
Percent of tuition loans that become delinquent within five years41%
Average student loan debt for graduates$34,400
Total outstanding student loan debt in 2015$1.1 Trillion
Total outstanding student loan debt in 2010$840 Billion
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The above data represents the average potential earnings for someone with a certain education level.

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