Was your university degree worth the debt? High-paying jobs aren’t a sure thing, experts say – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Mortar board sitting on a pile of money

As thousands of students around Australia throw their academic caps into the sky this month, many of them will be left thousands of dollars in debt. The Turnbull Government is now looking to reduce the repayment threshold for uni graduates by more than $10,000, which means anyone earning more than $45,000 would make compulsory contributions. With the average debt somewhere between $20,000 and $30,000, and higher for specialist fields like law or medicine, some might be asking ‘was it worth it?’ We take a look.

Source: Was your university degree worth the debt? High-paying jobs aren’t a sure thing, experts say – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)