EPI's weekly illustration of education data trends — April 15, 2015

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Taxes Paid by Educational Attainment (2011)

NOTE: The numbers in parentheses indicate the percentage of all full-time year-round workers with each education level in 2011. Taxes paid include federal income, Social Security, Medicare, state and local income, sales, and property taxes. Percentages may not sum to 100 because of rounding.

SOURCE: Baum, S., Ma, J., and Payea, K. (2013). Education Pays 2013: The Benefits of Education for Individuals and the Economy. New York, NY: The College Board.

DATA CITATION: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012, Table PINC-03; Internal Revenue Service, 2010; Davis et al., 2013.