College Grads Still Earn More Than Workers with No University Degree. This Map Shows the States with the Widest Salary Gaps.
A recent Business Insider analysis found that earnings for college graduates exceed the earnings for those with less than a bachelor’s degree in every state in the U.S. The analysis calculates the premium for college graduates, measured by the percent difference in median earnings between college graduates and non-college-graduates. In North Dakota, the state with the least difference in earnings, college graduates earn 38 percent more, on average, than non-college graduates.