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Stats of our lives: Inequality from the start

The chasm in starting salaries for male and female college grads — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures

$42,918
Average salary for men one year after graduating from college in 2009

$35,296
Average salary for women one year after graduating

$26,600 
Average student loan debt for 2011 graduates

SourcesAssociated PressThe Consumerist