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Interactive State Map

Use our interactive map of the U.S. to view state-level research on job projections, the economic value of college majors, and sector studies on healthcare, nursing, and STEM.



The majority of the highest-paying majors are in #engineering fields. #CEWmajors

A #college degree makes a big difference when it comes to employment and wages. Read more: @CNNMoney

See the median annual wages of college-educated workers at entry level. #CEWmajors

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The difference between the highest- and lowest-paying college majors is $3.4M. #CEWmajors

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How much is your #college major worth? Use our award-winning interactive tool to find out! #CEWmajors

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Well-paying middle-skills jobs aren’t found on the assembly line anymore. Dr. Carnevale explains: @CityLab

The New ‘Good Jobs’

In this The Atlantic CityLab op-ed, Dr. Anthony Carnevale comments on the future of middle-skills jobs. He states that the jobs that pay well but don’t require a bachelor’s degree are no longer found on the assembly line and require at least some postsecondary education.


When College Was a Public Good

In this Chronicle of Higher Education article, Scott Carlson discusses barriers to higher education based on race and class. The article quotes Anthony Carnevale, director of the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.


The only thing more expensive than going to college is not going to college.

Anthony P. Carnevale
Director and Research Professor