Why do people say a person will be working for minimum wage all their life if they don't attend college?

It seems very cliche when people say someone will be working at McDonald's all their life if they don't earn a degree. If everyone went to college, there would be no mail carriers, garbage collectors, secretaries, retail managers, warehouse employees, residential service workers, etc. I'm not putting... show more It seems very cliche when people say someone will be working at McDonald's all their life if they don't earn a degree. If everyone went to college, there would be no mail carriers, garbage collectors, secretaries, retail managers, warehouse employees, residential service workers, etc. I'm not putting down the idea of education; I'm just saying people are uneducated about the world of employment.
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