DFW Metroplex Earnings: More Education Leads to Higher Income


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More Education Leads to Higher Income

DFW Metroplex Earnings:

  • Graduate/Professional Degree: $80,000
  • Bachelor’s Degree: $62,000
  • Some College, Associate Degree: $42,000
  • High School Diploma/GED: $32,000

Texas Earnings:

  • Graduate/Professional Degree: $73,000
  • Bachelor’s Degree: $57,000
  • Some College, Associate Degree: $39,000
  • High School Diploma/GED: $31,000

Notes. Median earnings in the past 12 months for the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington MSA, 2020 inflation-adjusted dollars. Data source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau

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