Just how much better off are college grads anyway?

Having a college degree – versus only a high school diploma — makes a big difference when it comes to employment and wages. The gaps grow even more stark when you break it down by race.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics data for 2015; Published April 5, 2016.
Notes: Age 25–64; Median weekly wages; Figures for blacks include Black-Hispanics. Figures for Asians includes Asian-Hispanics.