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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: California: 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                 9,455,420     100.0    7,300,840      77.2   5,386,995      57.0   $41,403         126.5
 Not a high school graduate    1,668,470      17.6    1,045,450      62.7     638,825      38.3   $21,168          64.7
 High school graduate          1,806,445      19.1    1,332,360      73.8     971,560      53.8   $32,343          98.9
 Some college                  2,873,300      30.4    2,298,190      80.0   1,722,670      60.0   $41,417         126.6
 Bachelor degree               1,657,165      17.5    1,439,650      86.9   1,143,045      69.0   $56,808         173.6
 Advanced degree                 972,225      10.3      866,955      89.2     698,265      71.8   $75,581         231.0

21 to 24 years                   904,630     100.0      636,075      70.3     302,215      33.4   $20,471          62.6
 Not a high school graduate      186,355      20.6      125,050      67.1      61,015      32.7   $15,191          46.4
 High school graduate            229,885      25.4      165,840      72.1      93,655      40.7   $20,292          62.0
 Some college                    331,180      36.6      232,285      70.1      97,330      29.4   $22,270          68.1
 Bachelor degree                  84,200       9.3       64,705      76.9      25,870      30.7   $32,725         100.0
 Advanced degree                   7,795       0.9        5,565      71.4       2,150      27.6   $36,106         110.4
25 to 34 years                 2,517,920     100.0    1,992,865      79.1   1,412,560      56.1   $34,023         104.0
 Not a high school graduate      513,385      20.4      341,585      66.5     205,805      40.1   $19,147          58.5
 High school graduate            508,520      20.2      388,395      76.4     278,295      54.7   $28,869          88.2
 Some college                    694,015      27.6      578,935      83.4     423,060      61.0   $35,353         108.1
 Bachelor degree                 464,865      18.5      413,700      89.0     315,320      67.8   $47,510         145.2
 Advanced degree                 182,290       7.2      162,485      89.1     120,205      65.9   $60,757         185.7
35 to 44 years                 2,729,975     100.0    2,214,540      81.1   1,734,320      63.5   $45,666         139.6
 Not a high school graduate      480,360      17.6      307,785      64.1     198,065      41.2   $23,385          71.5
 High school graduate            531,335      19.5      413,240      77.8     315,390      59.4   $37,001         113.1
 Some college                    810,585      29.7      691,145      85.3     558,785      68.9   $45,234         138.3
 Bachelor degree                 485,100      17.8      443,405      91.4     372,965      76.9   $62,399         190.7
 Advanced degree                 282,445      10.3      262,500      92.9     221,100      78.3   $78,066         238.6
45 to 54 years                 2,077,740     100.0    1,670,735      80.4   1,333,880      64.2   $50,509         154.4
 Not a high school graduate      295,310      14.2      181,055      61.3     116,520      39.5   $24,436          74.7
 High school graduate            323,130      15.6      240,860      74.5     186,945      57.9   $38,658         118.2
 Some college                    673,815      32.4      557,600      82.8     456,310      67.7   $47,488         145.1
 Bachelor degree                 409,840      19.7      363,960      88.8     306,170      74.7   $61,720         188.6
 Advanced degree                 303,155      14.6      279,490      92.2     232,750      76.8   $80,766         246.9
55 to 64 years                 1,225,150     100.0      786,625      64.2     604,020      49.3   $50,472         154.3
 Not a high school graduate      193,060      15.8       89,980      46.6      57,420      29.7   $25,747          78.7
 High school graduate            213,575      17.4      124,025      58.1      97,275      45.5   $39,803         121.7
 Some college                    363,710      29.7      238,220      65.5     187,180      51.5   $47,661         145.7
 Bachelor degree                 213,160      17.4      153,880      72.2     122,725      57.6   $61,261         187.2
 Advanced degree                 196,540      16.0      156,920      79.8     122,055      62.1   $77,956         238.3

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   843,605     100.0      205,895      24.4      98,900      11.7   $40,353         123.3
 Not a high school graduate      178,765      21.2       26,545      14.8      11,170       6.2   $21,305          65.1
 High school graduate            166,805      19.8       33,030      19.8      16,575       9.9   $31,348          95.8
 Some college                    214,765      25.5       53,575      24.9      25,780      12.0   $37,547         114.8
 Bachelor degree                 134,700      16.0       41,355      30.7      21,185      15.7   $50,628         154.7
 Advanced degree                 110,455      13.1       44,230      40.0      20,875      18.9   $68,237         208.6


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