Among those workers who would benefit from a minimum wage increase to $15 by 2024, four in 10 have some college experience
Share of affected workers who are in each educational attainment group
|Less than high school||High school||Some college, no degree||Associate degree||Bachelor’s degree or higher|
Share of workers in each educational attainment group that would benefit
|Share of category|
|Less than high school||51.1%|
|Some college, no degree||34.4%|
|Bachelor’s degree or higher||5.3%|
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Source: Economic Policy Institute Minimum Wage Simulation Model using data from the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, and Congressional Budget Office. See Cooper, Mokhiber, and Zipperer 2019.