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Chart: Women Have To Have A Ph.D. To Make As Much As Men With A B.A.

By Pat Garofalo on August 9, 2011 at 9:30 am

"Chart: Women Have To Have A Ph.D. To Make As Much As Men With A B.A."

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Kay Steiger pulls out this chart from Georgetown’s Center on Education and the Workforce, which notes that, when it comes to lifetime earnings, women with a Ph.D. make as much as men with a B.A., while men with some college but no degree make about as much as women who have completed college:

According to the latest data, women make about 77 cents for every dollar that men make.

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