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The Economic Impact of Community Colleges  |  CHAPTER 4

Exhibit 4-11

Texas and U.S. Median Earnings by Educational Attainment, 2007

Education Level Earnings of Texas Men Earnings of
U.S. Men
Earnings of Texas Women Earnings of
U.S. Women
Population 25 Years and Older with Earnings $36,760 $40,481 $25,765 $27,276
Less Than High School Graduate $21,730 $22,602 $12,280 $14,202
High School Graduate (includes Equivalency) $31,035 $32,435 $20,204 $21,219
Some College or Associate Degree $40,179 $41,035 $26,934 $27,046
Bachelor's Degree $60,231 $57,397 $40,486 $38,628
Graduate or Professional Degree $78,325 $77,219 $49,225 $50,937

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Income, Earnings, and Poverty Data from the 2007 American Community Survey (Washington, D.C., August 2007).

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