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

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Author: Frenette, Marc; Handler, Tomasz

Abstract:

Most studies reporting earnings by field of study report results by broad grouping (e.g. engineering or humanities). However, students must select more specific programs, not broad groupings of programs. Combining postsecondary administrative and taxation data, this study is the first of three that reports on the median earnings of degree graduates five years after graduation (prior to the COVID-19 pandemic), after adjusting for age, institution, and year of graduation. Results are shown for 118 fields for men and for 123 fields for women, all at the bachelor's degree level. The key...  [+] Show more

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

Keywords: Employment outcomes; Graduates; Outcomes of education and training; Statistical analysis; Wage; Wage differential

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Statistics Canada, 2020

Physical description: 11 p.

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https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/11-626-x/11-626-x2020018-eng.htm

Also called: Which bachelor'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.120

Related items: TD/TNC 142.862

ISBN: 9780660357539

ISSN: 1927-503X

Notes:
A related paper, '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', is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 142.861

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 142.862

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