EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT AND INCOME

Why learn about education, employment and income? Knowing more basic facts about education, employment and income, and the relations between these three is not only helpful for understanding one’s own present and future prospects, but for those of other people near and far. This quiz provides a few basic, important facts about education rates, and links between education, employment and income in the United States.

1. What percentage of U.S. residents 25-29 years old have at least a high school degree?

 
 
 
 
 

2. What percentage of U.S. residents 25-29 years old have completed a bachelor's or higher degree?

 
 
 
 
 

3. What percentage of U.S. residents 25-29 years old have completed a Master's or higher degree?

 
 
 
 
 

4. How many more dollars per week, on average, does a person with a bachelor’s degree or higher make compared with a person with a high school degree?

 
 
 
 
 

5. People with which of the following degrees have the lowest unemployment rate and the highest income, on average?