Technical certificates, degrees pay off in Texas

Texans who earn a technical certificate or associate degree often earn more than four-year graduates in their first year in the workforce, concludes a new study. Some workers with certificates in health-care fields start at more than $70,000 – $30,000 more than the median for graduates with bachelor’s degrees.

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  1. Stacy in NJ says:

    According to the link an associate in applied science degree in chemical technology earns you 75K as a starting salary. Wow. I’m sure that’s at the high end and relates to the oil fields, but, just wow.