We often hear the argument in higher education that our students need to be better writers. Arguments range from students being able to communicate ideas more clearly, to being able to analyze texts in more detail. However a new infographic produces another reason why writing is so important. Higher rates of pay. Generally better writers get paid better wages according to the linked infographic below from dailyinfographic.com. With arguments stating better writing can develop communication skills and better analytical skills, this just notice in pay change may be a result of a broader and more detailed skill development overall.