Posted February 15, 2019 07:00:16The average degree in the U.S. is now at a record low, with only 35.9% of graduates holding degrees in 2019, according to the Education Department’s National Center for Education Statistics.
That marks a 15-year low.
While there is still a lot of work to do, the U-Haul job market is starting to pick up, with the job market continuing to expand and a steady increase in the number of workers getting a degree.
And as the economy continues to recover, more people are going into the workforce.
The median household income in the United States is now $50,000, and median hourly wages are up slightly over the last year, according the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The unemployment rate, at 5.6%, is below its peak in the early 2000s.
As the UHaul Job Market rebounds, more employers are opening up to employees, which could lead to an increase in employment and higher wages for workers.
U-Haus job openings in the past three months in the metro areas of Washington, D.C., and Virginia have averaged over 20,000 per month, the company said.
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