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Pay Raises For Recent College Grads Far Below Average

Salaries for recent college graduates have risen at less than half the pace for all U.S. workers since the recession, an analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found.

The study, released Monday, found that median earnings for recent college graduates rose only 6% between 2006 and 2013, compared with 15% for the workforce at large. Such disparities have been seen in previous recessions, but the current trend “is substantially larger and has lasted longer,” the report found.