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The Economic Impact of Community Colleges  |  CHAPTER 4

Exhibit 4-6

Cumulative Per Capita Earnings, Weighted Averages

Year Baseline Occupation Requiring No Postsecondary Education 10 Most Prevalent Associate Degree Occuaptions 10 Most Prevalent Four-Year Degree Occuaptions
2006 $13,534 -$16,326 -$20,318
2007 $27,406 -$32,990 -$40,974
2008 $41,625 $3,417 -$61,977
2009 $56,200 $40,734 -$83,336
2010 $71,138 $78,984 -$47,438
2011 $86,451 $118,190 -$10,643
2012 $102,146 $158,376 $27,072
2013 $118,233 $199,567 $65,729
2014 $134,723 $241,788 $105,353
2015 $151,625 $285,064 $145,968
2016 $168,949 $329,422 $187,598

Sources: Texas Workforce Commission, College for Texans, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

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