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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Arkansas: 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                 1,469,600     100.0    1,044,185      71.1     782,710      53.3   $26,383          80.6
 Not a high school graduate      214,625      14.6      110,760      51.6      73,870      34.4   $20,014          61.2
 High school graduate            523,225      35.6      366,750      70.1     277,050      53.0   $23,181          70.9
 Some college                    415,440      28.3      314,520      75.7     233,785      56.3   $26,476          80.9
 Bachelor degree                 175,905      12.0      145,720      82.8     116,040      66.0   $35,394         108.2
 Advanced degree                  81,420       5.5       70,510      86.6      55,860      68.6   $42,180         128.9

21 to 24 years                   139,315     100.0       95,025      68.2      50,655      36.4   $17,511          53.5
 Not a high school graduate       18,480      13.3        9,960      53.9       4,975      26.9   $15,839          48.4
 High school graduate             47,460      34.1       32,705      68.9      20,520      43.2   $17,576          53.7
 Some college                     55,120      39.6       38,945      70.7      18,780      34.1   $17,417          53.2
 Bachelor degree                  11,130       8.0        8,865      79.6       3,815      34.3   $22,114          67.6
 Advanced degree                     985       0.7          700      70.9         295      29.8   $22,500          68.8
25 to 34 years                   338,645     100.0      258,625      76.4     192,990      57.0   $24,710          75.5
 Not a high school graduate       40,220      11.9       23,555      58.6      15,065      37.5   $18,779          57.4
 High school graduate            117,765      34.8       88,030      74.8      65,690      55.8   $21,864          66.8
 Some college                    101,905      30.1       81,325      79.8      60,955      59.8   $24,491          74.9
 Bachelor degree                  50,265      14.8       43,470      86.5      34,905      69.4   $30,983          94.7
 Advanced degree                  14,605       4.3       13,165      90.1       9,875      67.6   $35,514         108.5
35 to 44 years                   394,135     100.0      304,585      77.3     239,125      60.7   $27,387          83.7
 Not a high school graduate       52,760      13.4       31,135      59.0      22,070      41.8   $20,013          61.2
 High school graduate            144,830      36.7      111,415      76.9      87,295      60.3   $24,522          75.0
 Some college                    109,990      27.9       89,850      81.7      71,185      64.7   $28,126          86.0
 Bachelor degree                  49,605      12.6       42,590      85.9      35,095      70.8   $37,044         113.2
 Advanced degree                  21,115       5.4       19,165      90.8      15,495      73.4   $42,227         129.1
45 to 54 years                   344,440     100.0      255,005      74.0     202,085      58.7   $30,051          91.9
 Not a high school graduate       47,805      13.9       25,315      53.0      17,670      37.0   $21,179          64.7
 High school graduate            119,105      34.6       86,085      72.3      67,645      56.8   $25,214          77.1
 Some college                     93,990      27.3       73,425      78.1      58,750      62.5   $30,803          94.1
 Bachelor degree                  42,815      12.4       36,780      85.9      31,140      72.7   $39,223         119.9
 Advanced degree                  27,985       8.1       25,480      91.0      20,845      74.5   $45,214         138.2
55 to 64 years                   253,065     100.0      130,945      51.7      97,850      38.7   $28,676          87.6
 Not a high school graduate       55,355      21.9       20,800      37.6      14,085      25.4   $21,523          65.8
 High school graduate             94,065      37.2       48,510      51.6      35,900      38.2   $25,262          77.2
 Some college                     54,440      21.5       30,970      56.9      24,115      44.3   $30,161          92.2
 Bachelor degree                  22,090       8.7       14,015      63.4      11,090      50.2   $40,451         123.6
 Advanced degree                  16,730       6.6       12,000      71.7       9,345      55.8   $46,658         142.6

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   196,210     100.0       35,525      18.1      14,840       7.6   $21,133          64.6
 Not a high school graduate       65,400      33.3        8,870      13.6       3,225       4.9   $16,262          49.7
 High school graduate             64,170      32.7       11,840      18.5       4,870       7.6   $19,586          59.9
 Some college                     34,510      17.6        7,360      21.3       3,275       9.5   $22,442          68.6
 Bachelor degree                  14,290       7.3        3,320      23.2       1,510      10.6   $33,906         103.6
 Advanced degree                   9,670       4.9        2,730      28.2       1,310      13.5   $41,587         127.1


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