Average annual salary of high school graduates U.S. 1990-2019

This statistic shows the median annual earnings of high school graduates in the United States from 1990 to 2019. In 2019, the average annual income of a high school graduate was 30,000 U.S. dollars.

Median annual earnings of high school diploma holders in the United States from 1990 to 2019

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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

1990 to 2019

Supplementary notes

*Figures for all years are the rate as at the first day of that year. Figures are for full-time workers and exclude those currently enrolled in school.

Only high school graduates for whom the qualification is their highest level of educational attainment are included. Annual income figures are expressed in constant 2019 dollars.

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