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Median Earnings (in 2012$) by Educational Attainment, Workers age 25 Years and Over, 1991-2012.

Over the past two decades, real median earnings have remained relatively stable overall (adjusted for inflation). This trend of general stability, is largely true of earnings for all educational levels – although earnings increased slightly during the 1990s for some educational categories, the general pattern for all degrees with the exception of Professional degrees is one of slow decline since the early 2000s.

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