Second, you are still just thinking about today. Compare what percentage of jobs today require post-high-school education to the percentage that did 30 years ago. It's easily 2-3 times as many as it was then. That is going to keep happening. In another 30 years, 2-3 times as many jobs as today will require at least a college degree. People who are deciding on their educational path today need to be planning for the job market 30 years from now, not just today.