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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Illinois: 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                 3,441,205     100.0    2,771,440      80.5   2,252,585      65.5   $41,564         127.0
 Not a high school graduate      416,940      12.1      255,255      61.2     180,515      43.3   $26,171          80.0
 High school graduate            902,215      26.2      697,000      77.3     566,420      62.8   $35,297         107.9
 Some college                  1,004,745      29.2      837,480      83.4     684,210      68.1   $40,865         124.9
 Bachelor degree                 631,165      18.3      569,365      90.2     480,220      76.1   $52,420         160.2
 Advanced degree                 360,530      10.5      329,740      91.5     279,310      77.5   $70,242         214.7

21 to 24 years                   325,290     100.0      237,600      73.0     132,330      40.7   $22,508          68.8
 Not a high school graduate       46,985      14.4       30,530      65.0      17,305      36.8   $17,399          53.2
 High school graduate             90,875      27.9       67,310      74.1      44,440      48.9   $22,034          67.3
 Some college                    121,980      37.5       88,735      72.7      45,355      37.2   $23,186          70.9
 Bachelor degree                  46,685      14.4       38,335      82.1      17,845      38.2   $33,008         100.9
 Advanced degree                   3,450       1.1        2,620      75.9       1,115      32.2   $27,737          84.8
25 to 34 years                   871,810     100.0      726,310      83.3     580,765      66.6   $36,123         110.4
 Not a high school graduate      103,980      11.9       68,690      66.1      46,855      45.1   $22,349          68.3
 High school graduate            214,660      24.6      171,005      79.7     134,730      62.8   $30,248          92.5
 Some college                    243,915      28.0      211,225      86.6     172,895      70.9   $35,152         107.4
 Bachelor degree                 199,605      22.9      183,740      92.1     155,090      77.7   $45,682         139.6
 Advanced degree                  75,605       8.7       68,205      90.2      54,380      71.9   $52,491         160.4
35 to 44 years                   972,875     100.0      825,350      84.8     704,075      72.4   $45,305         138.5
 Not a high school graduate      106,765      11.0       67,650      63.4      48,895      45.8   $27,685          84.6
 High school graduate            262,950      27.0      216,745      82.4     182,435      69.4   $37,435         114.4
 Some college                    287,105      29.5      253,075      88.1     219,885      76.6   $43,757         133.7
 Bachelor degree                 174,150      17.9      162,895      93.5     145,380      83.5   $61,166         187.0
 Advanced degree                 106,595      11.0      101,040      94.8      88,955      83.5   $74,407         227.4
45 to 54 years                   783,485     100.0      658,305      84.0     570,185      72.8   $49,193         150.4
 Not a high school graduate       81,515      10.4       50,535      62.0      38,505      47.2   $30,429          93.0
 High school graduate            189,775      24.2      152,525      80.4     130,950      69.0   $40,446         123.6
 Some college                    233,335      29.8      201,600      86.4     176,795      75.8   $46,811         143.1
 Bachelor degree                 145,100      18.5      133,640      92.1     119,000      82.0   $60,902         186.1
 Advanced degree                 110,540      14.1      104,670      94.7      92,525      83.7   $76,270         233.1
55 to 64 years                   487,745     100.0      323,880      66.4     265,230      54.4   $46,428         141.9
 Not a high school graduate       77,700      15.9       37,850      48.7      28,950      37.3   $31,613          96.6
 High school graduate            143,955      29.5       89,420      62.1      73,865      51.3   $39,584         121.0
 Some college                    118,410      24.3       82,845      70.0      69,285      58.5   $47,106         144.0
 Bachelor degree                  65,630      13.5       50,760      77.3      42,905      65.4   $61,736         188.7
 Advanced degree                  64,340      13.2       53,210      82.7      42,330      65.8   $72,973         223.0

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   339,380     100.0       87,725      25.8      41,175      12.1   $38,114         116.5
 Not a high school graduate       83,050      24.5       13,550      16.3       5,875       7.1   $22,927          70.1
 High school graduate            106,705      31.4       24,460      22.9      10,585       9.9   $30,214          92.3
 Some college                     66,510      19.6       19,815      29.8       9,580      14.4   $39,898         121.9
 Bachelor degree                  37,220      11.0       13,320      35.8       6,850      18.4   $52,020         159.0
 Advanced degree                  31,745       9.4       13,860      43.7       6,970      22.0   $66,916         204.5
 


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