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Education and Lifetime Earnings

November 2015
Estimated lifetime earnings by educational attainment (in millions of dollars)
Educational attainment Men Women
Gross (without controls) Net (with controls) Gross (without controls) Net (with controls)
Less than high school 1.13 1.18 0.51 0.59
High school graduate 1.54 1.53 0.80 0.87
Some college 1.76 1.7 1.01 1.04
Bachelor's degree 2.43 2.19 1.43 1.32
Graduate degree 3.05 2.68 1.86 1.69