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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Louisiana: 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                 2,432,490     100.0    1,663,380      68.4   1,202,520      49.4   $28,857          88.2
 Not a high school graduate      378,045      15.5      172,995      45.8     106,795      28.2   $20,937          64.0
 High school graduate            807,140      33.2      540,375      66.9     391,860      48.5   $25,135          76.8
 Some college                    666,805      27.4      496,065      74.4     355,975      53.4   $28,232          86.3
 Bachelor degree                 320,975      13.2      264,170      82.3     205,530      64.0   $36,930         112.9
 Advanced degree                 152,955       6.3      130,465      85.3     102,390      66.9   $44,630         136.4

21 to 24 years                   241,895     100.0      155,365      64.2      74,045      30.6   $17,214          52.6
 Not a high school graduate       35,060      14.5       16,995      48.5       7,910      22.6   $15,949          48.7
 High school graduate             73,640      30.4       48,680      66.1      28,295      38.4   $16,824          51.4
 Some college                     95,480      39.5       64,340      67.4      27,280      28.6   $16,972          51.9
 Bachelor degree                  23,145       9.6       17,170      74.2       6,680      28.9   $22,917          70.0
 Advanced degree                   2,275       0.9        1,480      65.1         585      25.8   $20,114          61.5
25 to 34 years                   565,220     100.0      412,725      73.0     296,625      52.5   $26,234          80.2
 Not a high school graduate       74,755      13.2       39,295      52.6      24,115      32.3   $20,832          63.7
 High school graduate            175,615      31.1      124,085      70.7      89,070      50.7   $22,680          69.3
 Some college                    167,855      29.7      129,935      77.4      93,395      55.6   $25,507          78.0
 Bachelor degree                  92,640      16.4       79,110      85.4      61,480      66.4   $31,420          96.0
 Advanced degree                  29,660       5.2       25,710      86.7      18,700      63.1   $36,278         110.9
35 to 44 years                   681,740     100.0      504,400      74.0     380,880      55.9   $30,318          92.7
 Not a high school graduate       98,765      14.5       51,525      52.2      32,440      32.8   $21,452          65.6
 High school graduate            242,835      35.6      178,215      73.4     133,300      54.9   $26,564          81.2
 Some college                    179,080      26.3      142,705      79.7     110,695      61.8   $30,559          93.4
 Bachelor degree                  89,955      13.2       77,245      85.9      62,295      69.3   $39,881         121.9
 Advanced degree                  40,410       5.9       36,170      89.5      28,915      71.5   $46,841         143.2
45 to 54 years                   572,055     100.0      406,150      71.0     314,845      55.0   $32,657          99.8
 Not a high school graduate       82,435      14.4       36,895      44.8      24,115      29.3   $21,532          65.8
 High school graduate            188,600      33.0      128,140      67.9      96,515      51.2   $26,995          82.5
 Some college                    148,565      26.0      114,880      77.3      90,865      61.2   $32,928         100.6
 Bachelor degree                  79,035      13.8       67,550      85.5      56,705      71.7   $42,158         128.9
 Advanced degree                  50,565       8.8       45,730      90.4      37,620      74.4   $47,307         144.6
55 to 64 years                   371,575     100.0      184,745      49.7     136,130      36.6   $31,390          95.9
 Not a high school graduate       87,030      23.4       28,285      32.5      18,220      20.9   $21,524          65.8
 High school graduate            126,450      34.0       61,255      48.4      44,685      35.3   $26,741          81.7
 Some college                     75,825      20.4       44,205      58.3      33,740      44.5   $32,467          99.2
 Bachelor degree                  36,200       9.7       23,095      63.8      18,370      50.7   $42,914         131.2
 Advanced degree                  30,045       8.1       21,370      71.1      16,570      55.1   $48,785         149.1

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   279,975     100.0       47,755      17.1      21,470       7.7   $24,880          76.0
 Not a high school graduate       98,570      35.2       10,750      10.9       3,870       3.9   $14,995          45.8
 High school graduate             87,955      31.4       13,740      15.6       5,980       6.8   $20,029          61.2
 Some college                     43,390      15.5        9,540      22.0       4,590      10.6   $25,286          77.3
 Bachelor degree                  23,090       8.2        6,070      26.3       3,160      13.7   $40,217         122.9
 Advanced degree                  16,730       6.0        6,210      37.1       3,180      19.0   $45,532         139.2



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