Today’s young workers are more likely than ever to have a bachelor’s degree

Graduates at the June 2016 Massachusetts Institute of Technology commencement. (David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

(David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

As U.S. college graduates earn their bachelor’s degrees and enter the job market this month, data from the Census Bureau show that the share of college-educated young adults in today’s workforce is higher than ever before.

Four-in-ten Millennial workers ages 25 to 29 had at least a bachelor’s degree in 2016, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of Current Population Survey data. That compares with 32% of Generation X workers and smaller shares of the Baby Boom and Silent generations when they were in the …read more

Source: Pew Research

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