The level of education you have can impact career options. It can affect:
- Whether you can find a job
- The types jobs available to you
- The chances of finding a job you enjoy
- How much money you earn
Getting a diploma, degree, or trade certification will lead to a higher income. In Nova Scotia, individuals who take training beyond their high school diploma earn more.
Median annual income by education level in Nova Scotia
No high school
Source: Statistics Canada, 2106 Census, Custom Data
Employment rate by education level in Nova Scotia
2017 for ages 25 to 64 years
Post-secondary certificate or diploma
Less than high school
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, CANSIM table 282-0209, Accessed June 5, 2018.
People with a higher level of education are more likely to be employed in Nova Scotia. Having a good education will help you find a job you enjoy.
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