Share these math problems with your math class this Labor Day week. The facts below come by way of the Economic Policy Institute through Forbes.

**$28,659: **Median annual earning of a U.S. worker at least 25-years of age with a high school degree.

**$49,648: **Median annual earning of a U.S. worker at least 25-years of age with a bachelor’s degree.

**$60,709: **Median annual earning of a U.S. worker at least 25-years of age with a master’s degree.

On average, how much more per year are workers 25 years of age or older with bachelor’s degrees receiving than those with just a high school degree? How much more are those with master’s degrees earning than those with just a high school degree?

What is the percent increase in earnings from a high-school degree to a bachelor’s degree and from a high school degree to a master’s degree?

**Do you or your students have an idea for a Labor Day Math Problem? Just add it as a comment.**