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"Education." An Essay On The Importance Of Becoming A High School Graduate Gives The Paycheck Of An Average High School Drop Out And Degrees In College Beyond High School

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EducationHaving a good education, in the long run, can mean a lot. It makes the difference of whether or not you live in the streets or in a mansion.If the average high school dropout out makes a total of $609,000 in a lifetime, that means, if they work for 50 years, they only make $12,180 per year. That's making approximately $1015 per month. It will take a long time before they can own a decent 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom house with a kitchen. That's if they aren't married and have children. If they do get married, they better home they marry somebody who is at least a high school graduate.High School graduates make $212,000 ...view middle of the document...

If they work for a less amount of years, well then they make all the more per year. On that base, they make an average of $2960.42 per month. That is $1945.42 more per month that the average high school dropout.A PHD (Doctoral) earner makes during their lifetime an average of $2,142,000. If this person worked for 35 years they would make, per year, an average of $61,200. That would mean that they would make $5100 per month. If they worked for only 30 years and made the same amount, that would mean they would make $71,400 per year, making their monthly earnings $5950 per month. If they were married to someone else who had, for example, a bachelors degree, that would mean they would make a total of $8912.42 per month, that's $106,949.04 per year.A Professors degree achiever makes, on average, in their lifetime a total of $3,013,000. If the professor works for 30 years, he/she makes, on average, $100,433 per year. That means the professor would make approximately $8369.42 per month. If the professor worked for only 25 years that means they would make $120,520 per year, at 10,043.33 per month.The professor would make $2,404,000 more than the average high school dropout. I don't know about you, but I think that's quite a bit of money gone to waste, that could have possibly been earned.At the least, be a High School graduate. It makes a huge difference. Spend that extra one or two years working hard. The education will eventually pay for itself.

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