Data resources for counselors and advisors

Use these resources to support high school students with decisions about college and career.

Earnings Outcomes by District

This report from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education lets you explore the post-secondary outcomes of students for a specific district, including:
  • Enrollment in 2-year and 4-year colleges
  • Employment by industry
  • Wages by industry and by student group
The complete earnings dataset can be found here in the E2C Hub for exploration, download and API connection.
Screenshot of wage data dashboard

Earnings and Employment by Public Higher Ed Institution

This report from the US Census Bureau, in partnership with the Department of Higher Education, lets you explore earnings and employment outcomes of students one year, five years and 10 years after graduating from public institutions of higher ed. You can see:
  • Earnings by major
  • Pathways from majors to industries
  • In-state and out-of-state employment outcome by region
Screenshot of the Census Bureau's post-secondary outcome data explorer

Labor Market Projections by Region

The Department of Economic Research within the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development puts out tools to explore labor market projections. 
Datasets available for download can be found here, and a list of all data visualizations is here, including a set of equity-focused dashboards.
Screenshot of long-term occupational projections dashboard

Edwin - View your students' post-secondary outcomes

For staff at public schools, Edwin Analytics (accessed via the Security Portal) contains reports with data on your students' progression during high school and even post-secondary outcomes to follow them after graduation. 
  • Early Warning Indicator System (EWIS) - A set of reports that allows you to identify students who are at risk of not meeting important academic goals to help students get back on track. This comprehensive system spans first grade through high school graduation and beyond. More info here.
  • High School and Beyond - A set of reports that focus on postsecondary readiness, college matriculation, persistence and graduation, and workforce outcomes.