I’ve several friends who’s kids are just getting started in their 20’s with their first job after college – and this chart suggests several helpful decisions to make early on in life.
With some occupations, people make more annual income than others. Obvious. But we typically see figures in terms of means and medians when in reality, the difference between the person who makes the most and the one who makes the least can be significant. The chart below shows the spread for major occupation groups, for several decades.
Money in. Money out. Awesome chart of where our money goes.
Via: Daily Infographic
What industries drove the numbers behind this incredible level of success?
This is so encouraging to see the continued demand for individuals in these fields. I’m confident a strong educational component of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) will equip a person with the capacity to participate at an above-average level over the long-term in our economy.
Increasingly as the world depends on technology so will the demand for these technical skills continue to increase. Thanks to TechRepublic for presenting this so well (via Infographic: 2012 Salary and Skills report | TechRepublic.)