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Do early childhood Bachelor’s degree holders earn a higher hourly wage than those who completed a Bachelor’s degree in a field other than early childhood?

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General Analysis Recommendations

First, create two groups: 1) those with a “Yes” response for the data element Early Childhood Degree Holder  and a “Yes” to the category “Bachelor’s degree” for the data element Degree or Certificate Type and 2) those with a “No” ” response for the data element Early Childhood Degree Holder  and a “Yes” to the category “Bachelor’s degree” for the data element Degree or Certificate Type. Compare the average Hourly Wage and the range of wages between the two groups.