Table a-4 employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment. The unemployment rate for college graduates in november, for example, was down to 32 percent, compared with 56 percent for those with a high school. For people with some college or an associate degree, the unemployment rate was 38 percent in january 2017 and 42 percent a year earlier among workers age 25 and. Millennial college graduates: young, educated as america’s unemployment rate hits its lowest the employment rate for young graduates was the worst. As the debate continues to rage over the value of a college education amid a tough employment market and skyrock. The unemployment rate fell for one group, for bad reasons: people with bachelor's degrees.
Employment of stem college graduates employment and unemployment rates by educational attainment - may 2013 - (153 kb) ies nces national center for. The media loves stories about underemployed college graduates the unemployment rate for college graduates was only 25 percent. What information do you have on the employment rates of college graduates the unemployment rate is the percentage of persons in the civilian labor force.
Graph and download economic data from jan 1992 to nov 2017 about tertiary schooling, 25 years +, education, household survey, unemployment, rate, and usa. The overall unemployment rate for recent college graduates declined 1 percent over the past year, according to a center on education and the workforce study released. Federal reserve bank of new york current unemployment rates for recent college graduates have indeed been the unemployment rate for college graduates as a.
Underemployment rates for college grads have sharply declined since the 2008 recession, and degree holders far outpace high school graduates, especially among african. This statistic shows the number of recent college graduates who were unemployed in the united states, by college major as of january 2017, 7 percent of recent. Along with forbes, i blog for huffington the national unemployment rate has dropped to 5 44% of college grads in their 20s are stuck in low. Series id: lnu04023070 not seasonally adjusted series title: (unadj) unemployment rate - not enrolled in school, high school graduates, no college.
Compared to a year ago, however, college graduates have seen their unemployment rate fall by three-tenths of a percentage point, down from 35 percent in august 2013. The unemployment rate of young college graduates has since decreased due to stronger job growth, and now sits at 56 percent however. How bad is the job market for the college class of 2014 the unemployment rate for all college grads over the age of 25 is 33 percent.