While those with college degrees generally earn more, a new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research shows that more than a quarter million graduates were working minimum wage jobs in 2012.
According to the study, the entirety of which you can read here, eight percent of those working a minimum wage job last year held at least a bachelor’s degree. That’s about 284,000 people.
Experts attribute this statistic to the number of those holding a degree steadily rising over the last few years.
Meanwhile, President Obama has been pushing for an increase of the national minimum wage to $9.