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December 1995, Vol. 118, No. 12
Earnings of college graduates, 1993
Daniel E. Hecker
Economist, Office of Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Kurt Schrammel tabulated the survey data used in the analysis presented.
Wide variations in earnings exist within and across fields of study, a major determinant of earnings among college graduates. This article adds to the available information with a new analysis of the variation in earnings by major field of study, degree level, and occupation. Data on earnings are provided for men and women in 31 major fields of study and 34 occupations or occupation groups. Data limited to recent college graduates show wide variation in median earnings by field of study.
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