Life After College: What Can Recent Graduates Really Expect? [Infographic]

Several months now after graduating, many college students are learning there is/was a large discrepancy between their expectations and workforce reality.

Specifically, they have discovered:

  • Education | Only 6 out of 10 graduates are working in the field/major they chose in college
  • Earnings | While 4 our of 5 expected to earn greater than $25,000 per year, only 2 out of 5 2014 graduates are earning that amount today
  • Growth | 80% of graduates expected work relevant professional training from their employers, but less than 50% are getting that training

To read more about the expectations and attitudes of the younger members of our workforce, including how they find their first jobs out of college, check out this infographic from College Living




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