Share of total and poverty-wage workforce by educational attainment, 2011
|Education||Share of poverty-wage workforce||Share of total workforce|
|Less than high school||18.5 percent||8.4 percent|
|High school||35.8 percent||28.0 percent|
|Associate’s degree||8.6 percent||10.7 percent|
|Some college||26.4 percent||19.7 percent|
|Bachelor’s or higher||10.7 percent||33.2 percent|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
Note: Poverty-wage workforce refers to workers living at or below the poverty threshold for a family of four.
Source: Author’s analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata