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Good Jobs That Pay without a BA

A State-by-State Analysis

Posted: November 13, 2017
Authors: Anthony P. Carnevale, Jeff Strohl, Neil Ridley
Organizations: Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce in partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co.

New research finds that nearly half of states have added good blue-collar jobs that don’t require bachelor’s degrees (BAs). The state-level analysis of those 30 million jobs identifies variation among good jobs gains and losses by industry and education across all 50 states.

An interactive, companion website features a tool that allows users to sort the 30 million good jobs that pay without a BA by industry, occupation, and education level. Visit

Good Jobs That Pay without a BA