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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Alabama: Both Sexes

(Data from the 2000 Census. Workers who worked 50 weeks or more and 35 or more hours per week in 1999 were classified as year-round full-time (YRFT) workers. The relative earnings of a given group equals the median earnings of the group divided by $32,717, the median earnings of US YRFT workers aged 21 to 64, times 100)


                                       Total                                     Worked year-round full-time in 1999
                                                            Employed                                           Relative
                                             Perc.                                                 Median      earnings
                                  Number     dist.       Number   Percent      Number   Percent  earnings  (US Med=100)

21 to 64 years                 2,489,330     100.0    1,728,895      69.5   1,327,195      53.3   $29,265          89.4
 Not a high school graduate      376,150      15.1      183,370      48.7     127,115      33.8   $21,308          65.1
 High school graduate            767,950      30.8      514,935      67.1     399,770      52.1   $24,942          76.2
 Some college                    743,690      29.9      557,175      74.9     420,910      56.6   $28,274          86.4
 Bachelor degree                 329,195      13.2      269,700      81.9     217,135      66.0   $39,768         121.6
 Advanced degree                 168,945       6.8      143,840      85.1     119,120      70.5   $45,024         137.6

21 to 24 years                   231,255     100.0      152,965      66.1      82,440      35.6   $18,094          55.3
 Not a high school graduate       33,265      14.4       17,770      53.4       9,680      29.1   $16,758          51.2
 High school graduate             63,925      27.6       43,120      67.5      28,315      44.3   $17,563          53.7
 Some college                     96,775      41.8       65,785      68.0      32,240      33.3   $18,030          55.1
 Bachelor degree                  22,830       9.9       17,565      76.9       7,340      32.1   $24,644          75.3
 Advanced degree                   1,925       0.8        1,490      77.3         775      40.2   $20,647          63.1
25 to 34 years                   579,375     100.0      433,190      74.8     333,025      57.5   $26,346          80.5
 Not a high school graduate       73,790      12.7       42,075      57.0      28,230      38.3   $20,159          61.6
 High school graduate            163,000      28.1      117,105      71.8      91,630      56.2   $22,430          68.6
 Some college                    187,895      32.4      147,835      78.7     112,575      59.9   $25,462          77.8
 Bachelor degree                  96,220      16.6       81,805      85.0      67,000      69.6   $32,405          99.0
 Advanced degree                  32,250       5.6       28,335      87.9      22,260      69.0   $36,735         112.3
35 to 44 years                   677,355     100.0      511,165      75.5     407,990      60.2   $30,710          93.9
 Not a high school graduate       89,535      13.2       49,860      55.7      36,090      40.3   $22,001          67.2
 High school graduate            217,890      32.2      160,580      73.7     127,515      58.5   $25,926          79.2
 Some college                    199,845      29.5      160,180      80.2     128,215      64.2   $30,298          92.6
 Bachelor degree                  97,005      14.3       81,885      84.4      68,195      70.3   $43,752         133.7
 Advanced degree                  45,475       6.7       40,750      89.6      34,615      76.1   $46,916         143.4
45 to 54 years                   589,425     100.0      424,835      72.1     344,290      58.4   $33,790         103.3
 Not a high school graduate       84,350      14.3       40,245      47.7      29,430      34.9   $22,499          68.8
 High school graduate            181,645      30.8      125,530      69.1      99,900      55.0   $27,184          83.1
 Some college                    168,020      28.5      130,990      78.0     106,770      63.5   $33,584         102.7
 Bachelor degree                  76,990      13.1       65,350      84.9      55,695      72.3   $46,354         141.7
 Advanced degree                  57,160       9.7       50,890      89.0      43,265      75.7   $48,030         146.8
55 to 64 years                   411,920     100.0      206,740      50.2     159,450      38.7   $32,056          98.0
 Not a high school graduate       95,205      23.1       33,420      35.1      23,690      24.9   $22,502          68.8
 High school graduate            141,490      34.3       68,600      48.5      52,410      37.0   $27,792          84.9
 Some college                     91,155      22.1       52,385      57.5      41,115      45.1   $32,897         100.5
 Bachelor degree                  36,150       8.8       23,100      63.9      18,905      52.3   $50,109         153.2
 Advanced degree                  32,135       7.8       22,370      69.6      18,205      56.7   $52,121         159.3

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   315,560     100.0       52,310      16.6      22,895       7.3   $23,442          71.6
 Not a high school graduate      108,290      34.3       12,160      11.2       4,720       4.4   $16,025          49.0
 High school graduate             97,245      30.8       15,915      16.4       6,980       7.2   $19,958          61.0
 Some college                     54,490      17.3       11,455      21.0       5,020       9.2   $28,324          86.6
 Bachelor degree                  24,600       7.8        5,900      24.0       2,975      12.1   $40,923         125.1
 Advanced degree                  17,780       5.6        4,915      27.6       2,405      13.5   $53,974         165.0


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: June 03, 2010