Why Community College? … To Get Ahead

  • There is a strong connection between education level and earning power.

  • The chart below shows that with each education level obtained, income rises 15% or more.

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(Return on Education)

There is a $1,000,000 Lifetime Earning Gap…between those with a high school education and those with a college degree.

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Employment Security

There is also a connection between education level and unemployment rates.

  • Workers lacking a high school diploma are ___% more likely to be unemployed than workers with a high school diploma.
  • Workers without any college are ___% more likely to be unemployed than workers with some college.
    Over the next 10 years, 69% of Maryland jobs will require some type of postsecondary education or training.