College Is Just the Beginning: Employers' Role in the $1.1 Trillion Postsecondary Education and Training System

Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

Population / Age / Demographics Served
Adults, Incumbent Workers

Training provided by employers accounts for a significant portion of the total postsecondary education and training occuring in the United States.

Publication Date
Jan. 1 2015

Workers with bachelor's degrees benefit the most from informal training provided by employers. Informal training provided by employers is worth billions of dollars annually. Even formal training does not substitute for K-12 or postsecondary academic education.