In a milestone, most college-educated workers in the U.S. are now women

June 26, 2019 | CBS News

For the first time, women with college degrees in the U.S. outnumber their male peers in the labor force. Women now represent majority of the county’s college-educated workforce, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of federal labor data.

The milestone comes as education increasingly correlates with employees’ income in the U.S. As of 2017, workers aged 25 and older without a college degree aged 25 earned $41,900 a year, while those with a bachelor’s earned $61,300, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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