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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Arkansas: Males

(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                   714,560     100.0      557,195      78.0     451,980      63.3   $30,359          92.8
 Not a high school graduate      114,040      16.0       70,655      62.0      50,410      44.2   $21,982          67.2
 High school graduate            255,620      35.8      199,020      77.9     163,290      63.9   $27,201          83.1
 Some college                    189,100      26.5      155,030      82.0     126,375      66.8   $31,203          95.4
 Bachelor degree                  83,915      11.7       74,250      88.5      64,010      76.3   $42,447         129.7
 Advanced degree                  40,570       5.7       36,650      90.3      31,055      76.5   $51,149         156.3

21 to 24 years                    68,290     100.0       51,060      74.8      30,435      44.6   $19,331          59.1
 Not a high school graduate        9,980      14.6        6,710      67.2       3,645      36.5   $16,783          51.3
 High school graduate             24,785      36.3       19,315      77.9      13,105      52.9   $19,484          59.6
 Some college                     25,265      37.0       18,770      74.3      10,290      40.7   $20,033          61.2
 Bachelor degree                   4,565       6.7        3,635      79.7       1,690      37.1   $23,198          70.9
 Advanced degree                     305       0.4          225      73.7         120      40.1   $22,375          68.4
25 to 34 years                   166,690     100.0      141,775      85.1     114,220      68.5   $27,224          83.2
 Not a high school graduate       22,350      13.4       16,185      72.4      11,050      49.4   $20,038          61.2
 High school graduate             61,275      36.8       51,515      84.1      41,900      68.4   $25,206          77.0
 Some college                     45,960      27.6       40,905      89.0      33,795      73.5   $28,313          86.5
 Bachelor degree                  22,645      13.6       21,145      93.4      18,055      79.7   $36,704         112.2
 Advanced degree                   6,515       3.9        6,095      93.5       4,900      75.2   $40,933         125.1
35 to 44 years                   191,860     100.0      160,250      83.5     135,785      70.8   $31,529          96.4
 Not a high school graduate       29,385      15.3       19,845      67.5      14,835      50.5   $22,334          68.3
 High school graduate             73,090      38.1       61,090      83.6      51,605      70.6   $28,787          88.0
 Some college                     48,340      25.2       42,670      88.3      37,045      76.6   $34,059         104.1
 Bachelor degree                  22,095      11.5       20,570      93.1      18,725      84.7   $46,665         142.6
 Advanced degree                  10,400       5.4        9,840      94.6       8,535      82.1   $50,957         155.7
45 to 54 years                   167,285     100.0      133,305      79.7     114,215      68.3   $35,591         108.8
 Not a high school graduate       25,280      15.1       15,525      61.4      11,500      45.5   $24,521          74.9
 High school graduate             55,030      32.9       43,200      78.5      37,210      67.6   $30,746          94.0
 Some college                     44,255      26.5       36,900      83.4      32,140      72.6   $36,590         111.8
 Bachelor degree                  22,275      13.3       20,175      90.6      18,245      81.9   $48,816         149.2
 Advanced degree                  13,895       8.3       13,015      93.7      11,445      82.4   $56,128         171.6
55 to 64 years                   120,430     100.0       70,805      58.8      57,325      47.6   $34,406         105.2
 Not a high school graduate       27,045      22.5       12,390      45.8       9,385      34.7   $24,850          76.0
 High school graduate             41,435      34.4       23,900      57.7      19,475      47.0   $31,509          96.3
 Some college                     25,280      21.0       15,785      62.4      13,105      51.8   $36,298         110.9
 Bachelor degree                  12,335      10.2        8,720      70.7       7,295      59.1   $50,488         154.3
 Advanced degree                   9,455       7.9        7,475      79.1       6,050      64.0   $53,660         164.0

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    88,975     100.0       20,100      22.6       9,315      10.5   $24,439          74.7
 Not a high school graduate       29,550      33.2        5,095      17.2       2,205       7.5   $17,402          53.2
 High school graduate             25,735      28.9        6,020      23.4       2,705      10.5   $22,299          68.2
 Some college                     16,005      18.0        3,900      24.4       1,955      12.2   $26,971          82.4
 Bachelor degree                   8,390       9.4        2,320      27.7       1,140      13.6   $42,297         129.3
 Advanced degree                   5,965       6.7        1,950      32.7         950      15.9   $50,200         153.4


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