Why do we pay $5 for Starbucks when we could get a $2 coffee somewhere else? Why Apple over Acer? Same answer as to why every American can recognize a Coca-Cola bottle—even in the dark. Design.
Data & Analysis
In a series of visualizations, we compare the percentage of students that received federal loans at a given institution to tuition rates in 2013-2014.
The economy shapes our lives, and we—through all the economic activity we generate—shape it. We looked at how certain behaviors, like the rise in “foodies” and non-traditional driving services, have changed the job market.
The fastest-growing programs all experienced exemplary growth in 2015—adding thousands of additional graduates to the labor market. We compared two program groups based on 2015 completions: those with less than 20,000 and those with more than 20,000.
The MBA is the most popular post-graduate degree in the country. But what does that mean? Using our Job Posting Analytics, we analyzed the demand for MBA candidates, including: top companies hiring, and top associated jobs, skills, and certifications.
When it became apparent that wages wouldn’t quickly recover from the 2007 recession, workers sought an edge in the job market by going back to school. But degrees can be expensive and time-consuming, so many turned to certificates and community colleges to gain valuable new skills. Postsecondary certificates—vocational awards that require less than two years […]
The US had 33,000 fewer manufacturing establishments in 2015 than 2004, but from 2011 to 2015, there was a slight uptick in establishments—along with a 5% increase in manufacturing jobs.
Which states have the fastest-growing tech sectors? We explored CompTIA’s Cyberstates 2016 data to find out. Our analysis includes some surprising results. Some states are better at attracting tech sector talent than others.
We ranked each state to determine where tech sector salaries are strongest. Our calculations include salary growth and comparisons to the private sector. Some results are expected, while others might surprise you.