MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Today’s high school students are putting the pressure on themselves when it comes to measuring success.
According to a new survey by Career Builder, high school students think they’ll need to earn more than current employees to consider themselves successful.READ MORE: Pottery Studio In Hutchinson Nationally Recognized For COVID Comeback Story
Eighteen percent of them say they’d be OK earning less than $50,000 a year.READ MORE: Friends, Family Gather To Celebrate The Life Of Former WCCO'er Denise Rosen
That compares with 25 percent of current workers who would by okay with that salary.
More than a fifth of high school students think $100,000 to $150,000 a year would be ideal.MORE NEWS: Early Voting Begins: Minneapolis Residents Will Vote On Controversial PD Ballot Question
Fifteen percent of current workers target that salary as a measure of success.