The following article tells that Associate Online Degrees Paying Better than some Bachelor’s Degrees. Conventional wisdom has it that bachelors degree holders should be paid better than associate online degree holders. It is also believed that the more education or training one has the more the individual should earn. This is not always true. A recent research carried out by payscale.com has shown that there some associate online degree holders who are earning more than bachelors degree holders. This was found to be dependent on the individual’s occupation as well as the individual himself.
The US bureau of labor statistics suggested that individuals with associate online degrees who go to work as dental hygienists, computer specialists, and nuclear technicians and so on should earn between 62000 and 69000 dollars per year.
On the other hand a social worker with a bachelor’s degree or even with over 15 years of experience can earn around 45 000 dollars per year.
The type of college or university where one got their Associate online degree from is also a consideration.
The research found that those who studied in the prestigious Ivy League schools earned more at their mid career than those who studied in less prestigious universities. Community college graduates with associate online degrees were found to earn more than those from public and private universities.