Higher education does lead to higher incomes: University of Ottawa study

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By LOUISE BROWN GTA, Education, Schools to thestar.com, Jul 26, 2016

Stop mocking that university degree as just a bachelor of barista — new research shows Canada’s post-secondary grads really do land jobs with healthy salaries, suggesting the Ivory Tower isn’t a waste of time after all.

Those with the biggest paycheques should come as no surprise: engineers, nurses and computer whizzes start at $50,000 to $60,000 a year straight out of university, and engineers can hit $99,000 within eight years.

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