State-Level Analysis

Read the Full State Report (PDF). Or use the map below to view your state's ranking based on the percent of jobs requiring education beyond high school. Click on a state on the map, or in the list below, for a PDF document containing state-specific data.

Percent of Jobs Requiring Postsecondary Education in 2018

Alabama

Georgia

Maryland

New Jersey

South Carolina

Alaska

Hawaii

Massachusetts

New Mexico

South Dakota

Arizona

Idaho

Michigan

New York

Tennessee

Arkansas

Illinois

Minnesota

North Carolina

Texas

California

Indiana

Mississippi

North Dakota

Utah

Colorado

Iowa

Missouri

Ohio

Vermont

Connecticut

Kansas

Montana

Oklahoma

Virginia

Delaware

Kentucky

Nebraska

Oregon

Washington

District of Columbia

Lousiana

Nevada

Pennsylvania

West Virginia

Florida

Maine

New Hampshire

Rhode Island

Wisconsin

   

Wyoming

   

U.S. Maps by Education Level

(High School Dropouts - High School Graduates - Some College - Associate's Degrees - Bachelor's Degrees - Master's Degrees and Above)

*Total jobs are a snapshot of the economy that shows where jobs are located by education type. They differ from job vacancies because total jobs are filled by people currently working in these positions who may not be leaving in the short term to create a job opening.

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The full report provides a detailed look at the emerging  "college economy."

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