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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: California: 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                19,109,110     100.0   13,346,390      69.8   9,041,910      47.3   $37,298         114.0
 Not a high school graduate    3,282,360      17.2    1,652,985      50.4     926,960      28.2   $19,314          59.0
 High school graduate          3,682,910      19.3    2,415,110      65.6   1,620,520      44.0   $29,821          91.1
 Some college                  6,113,005      32.0    4,539,405      74.3   3,079,310      50.4   $36,606         111.9
 Bachelor degree               3,391,395      17.7    2,741,245      80.8   1,990,735      58.7   $50,306         153.8
 Advanced degree               1,745,110       9.1    1,483,600      85.0   1,104,350      63.3   $65,101         199.0

21 to 24 years                 1,787,675     100.0    1,175,810      65.8     511,355      28.6   $20,312          62.1
 Not a high school graduate      323,665      18.1      175,965      54.4      79,590      24.6   $14,741          45.1
 High school graduate            433,825      24.3      284,785      65.6     148,905      34.3   $19,404          59.3
 Some college                    701,840      39.3      486,315      69.3     188,425      26.8   $21,387          65.4
 Bachelor degree                 199,835      11.2      153,095      76.6      58,460      29.3   $30,651          93.7
 Advanced degree                  17,345       1.0       11,750      67.7       4,630      26.7   $31,001          94.8
25 to 34 years                 5,002,875     100.0    3,551,750      71.0   2,353,925      47.1   $31,997          97.8
 Not a high school graduate      952,880      19.0      498,210      52.3     276,475      29.0   $17,739          54.2
 High school graduate            968,975      19.4      652,125      67.3     431,235      44.5   $26,642          81.4
 Some college                  1,459,535      29.2    1,114,425      76.4     746,125      51.1   $31,542          96.4
 Bachelor degree                 979,390      19.6      814,730      83.2     586,150      59.8   $41,911         128.1
 Advanced degree                 366,710       7.3      309,720      84.5     214,605      58.5   $51,552         157.6
35 to 44 years                 5,501,745     100.0    4,030,640      73.3   2,867,210      52.1   $40,725         124.5
 Not a high school graduate      941,025      17.1      501,725      53.3     294,170      31.3   $20,725          63.3
 High school graduate          1,051,260      19.1      737,795      70.2     515,815      49.1   $32,155          98.3
 Some college                  1,744,510      31.7    1,363,950      78.2     985,650      56.5   $39,971         122.2
 Bachelor degree                 997,205      18.1      825,735      82.8     628,245      63.0   $55,064         168.3
 Advanced degree                 510,985       9.3      445,290      87.1     341,520      66.8   $68,832         210.4
45 to 54 years                 4,252,420     100.0    3,150,960      74.1   2,303,960      54.2   $43,120         131.8
 Not a high school graduate      619,135      14.6      318,140      51.4     185,705      30.0   $20,931          64.0
 High school graduate            717,710      16.9      487,095      67.9     347,335      48.4   $33,174         101.4
 Some college                  1,424,775      33.5    1,108,080      77.8     826,550      58.0   $41,098         125.6
 Bachelor degree                 807,515      19.0      675,295      83.6     519,065      64.3   $53,718         164.2
 Advanced degree                 533,775      12.6      474,865      89.0     366,465      68.7   $69,269         211.7
55 to 64 years                 2,564,395     100.0    1,437,230      56.0   1,005,455      39.2   $42,144         128.8
 Not a high school graduate      445,655      17.4      158,945      35.7      91,020      20.4   $22,185          67.8
 High school graduate            511,145      19.9      253,310      49.6     177,230      34.7   $33,171         101.4
 Some college                    782,340      30.5      466,635      59.6     332,560      42.5   $40,449         123.6
 Bachelor degree                 407,450      15.9      272,395      66.9     198,815      48.8   $52,606         160.8
 Advanced degree                 316,295      12.3      241,970      76.5     177,130      56.0   $67,153         205.3

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                 1,873,180     100.0      354,330      18.9     153,160       8.2   $34,618         105.8
 Not a high school graduate      435,085      23.2       44,995      10.3      17,155       3.9   $19,626          60.0
 High school graduate            445,720      23.8       67,840      15.2      28,935       6.5   $27,927          85.4
 Some college                    485,175      25.9      103,685      21.4      44,860       9.2   $32,962         100.7
 Bachelor degree                 243,665      13.0       63,530      26.1      29,680      12.2   $45,046         137.7
 Advanced degree                 170,705       9.1       61,400      36.0      27,165      15.9   $60,791         185.8


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