Old news, right? And perhaps mostly useless because it’s not going to convince someone to study or work in engineering (for example) if they aren’t interested.
1. Data should be adjusted for things like stress and hours worked per week/year as some majors/careers are going to be much better in this respect.
2. Unemployment is also higher in many of the lowing paying majors/careers. Also, how about avg years worked and ageism by career sector? 50 years old software engineers vs 50 year old teachers.
3. Info should also be adjusted for pensions. Working for 20-30 years and retiring (or working at a new job) with a pension is rather nice.
1 in 2 new college graduates are jobless or underemployed (2013)