Which master's degree programs were associated with the highest pay prior to the COVID-19 pandemic?: a focus on very detailed fields of study

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Author: Frenette, Marc; Handler, Tomasz

Abstract:

Estimating earnings by very detailed fields of study can be useful for students since they must make very specific program choices when applying for postsecondary admission. This study reports on the median earnings of master's degree graduates five years after graduation (prior to the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic), after adjusting for age, institution, and year of graduation. It covers 77 fields for men and 95 fields for women. The results, which are based on postsecondary administrative and taxation data, indicate that the highest earners are generally business...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Higher education; Income; Outcomes; Statistics; Qualifications

Keywords: Educational level; Employment outcomes; Graduates; Return on education and training; Statistical data; Statistical analysis; Wage; Wage differential; Outcomes of education and training

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Statistics Canada, 2020

Physical description: 7 p.

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https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/11-626-x/11-626-x2020019-eng.htm

Also called: Which master's degree programs were associated with the highest pay prior to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic?: a focus on very detailed fields of study

Series: Economic insights; no. 121

Related items: TD/TNC 142.862

ISBN: 9780660357553

ISSN: 1927-503X

Notes:
A related paper, 'Which bachelor's degree programs were associated with the highest pay prior to the COVID-19 pandemic?: a focus on very detailed fields of study', is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 142.862

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 142.861

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