02 Feb 2015
February 2, 2015

Economists Say Millennials Should Consider Careers in Trades

February 2, 2015

MPR News
Chris Arnold

As the economy continues to recover, economists are seeing stark differences between people with high school and college degrees. The unemployment rate is nearly twice as high for Americans with a high school diploma as for those with a four-year college degree or more.

But economists say that doesn’t mean everybody needs a four-year degree. In fact, millions of good-paying jobs are opening up in the trades. And some pay better than what the average college graduate makes.

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