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Education/Training and Salary

Obtaining additional education or training can lead to an increase in salary. The following statistics and links demonstrate the effect of education/training on your earning potential.

Unemployment and earnings for workers age 25 and over, by educational attainment
Unemployment Rate 2002 (Percent)
Education Attained
Median Earnings 2001 (Dollars)
2.8
Master's degree
56,600
3.1
Bachelor's degree
47,000
4.0
Associate degree
36,400
4.8
Some college, no degree
34,300
5.3
High-school graduate
29,200
9.2
Some high-school, no diploma
22,400
Source: Unemployment rate, 2002 annual average: Bureau of Labor Statistics; earnings, March 2001: Bureau of the Census.

Profit and Loss (Microsoft Certifications)
MCP Magazine?s eighth annual salary survey, evaluating the current state of compensation and providing an outlook for the future of Microsoft certified professionals across the U.S.

Payscale.com
Allows you to determine your worth given various factors, including educational attainment and certificates obtained.

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