Studies show that workers with college education tend to make more than workers without it. Refer to the following charts to see the average earnings for workers with different levels of education.
|Level of Education||Unemployment Rate||Median Weekly Earnings|
|Master's Degree or Higher||3.7%||$1,731|
|High School Diploma/GED||8.7%||$820|
|Less than High School||11.3%||$600|
Unemployment rates and weekly earnings (full-time wage and salary workers) age 25 and over by educational attainment, New York, 2021
Source: Current Population Survey