Latest Jobless Rates by Education Level

March 5, 2010 by Emsi Burning Glass

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After the latest employment data came out this morning, Sara Murray at the Real Time Economics blog posted the jobless figures by education level. The numbers are pretty revealing.

From January to February, the jobless rate increased for those with a high school diploma (from 11.5% to 11.9%) and those with less than a high school education (17.6% to 17.9%). But for those with an associate’s or bachelor’s degree, the rates went down — and they were pretty low in the first place.

Here’s a chart that went along with Murray’s post: