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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Louisiana: 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                 1,156,675     100.0      878,305      75.9     685,870      59.3   $34,595         105.7
 Not a high school graduate      198,310      17.1      111,835      56.4      74,970      37.8   $25,106          76.7
 High school graduate            382,675      33.1      291,635      76.2     229,060      59.9   $30,917          94.5
 Some college                    298,655      25.8      241,870      81.0     189,425      63.4   $35,404         108.2
 Bachelor degree                 147,675      12.8      130,145      88.1     109,880      74.4   $46,989         143.6
 Advanced degree                  76,630       6.6       68,645      89.6      57,850      75.5   $57,915         177.0

21 to 24 years                   114,400     100.0       79,340      69.4      42,230      36.9   $19,984          61.1
 Not a high school graduate       18,605      16.3       11,055      59.4       5,840      31.4   $18,184          55.6
 High school graduate             37,320      32.6       27,625      74.0      17,470      46.8   $20,316          62.1
 Some college                     42,705      37.3       29,955      70.1      13,975      32.7   $19,616          60.0
 Bachelor degree                   8,610       7.5        6,330      73.5       2,615      30.4   $25,941          79.3
 Advanced degree                     830       0.7          540      65.5         210      25.6   $23,269          71.1
25 to 34 years                   267,295     100.0      217,340      81.3     167,805      62.8   $30,255          92.5
 Not a high school graduate       39,670      14.8       25,945      65.4      17,070      43.0   $24,396          74.6
 High school graduate             88,270      33.0       71,720      81.2      55,550      62.9   $27,683          84.6
 Some college                     73,420      27.5       62,740      85.5      49,455      67.4   $30,244          92.4
 Bachelor degree                  39,545      14.8       35,840      90.6      29,915      75.6   $37,148         113.5
 Advanced degree                  13,780       5.2       12,285      89.2       9,600      69.6   $42,223         129.1
35 to 44 years                   324,920     100.0      264,230      81.3     214,145      65.9   $36,420         111.3
 Not a high school graduate       54,950      16.9       33,965      61.8      22,905      41.7   $25,961          79.4
 High school graduate            118,420      36.4       96,870      81.8      77,895      65.8   $32,416          99.1
 Some college                     76,660      23.6       66,885      87.3      56,715      74.0   $37,916         115.9
 Bachelor degree                  39,000      12.0       36,620      93.9      32,050      82.2   $50,925         155.7
 Advanced degree                  20,250       6.2       19,120      94.4      16,565      81.8   $60,359         184.5
45 to 54 years                   275,450     100.0      214,775      78.0     178,625      64.8   $41,328         126.3
 Not a high school graduate       43,270      15.7       23,250      53.7      16,515      38.2   $26,488          81.0
 High school graduate             84,890      30.8       64,485      76.0      52,720      62.1   $35,650         109.0
 Some college                     69,870      25.4       58,750      84.1      49,830      71.3   $42,464         129.8
 Bachelor degree                  40,745      14.8       37,055      91.0      33,030      81.1   $53,529         163.6
 Advanced degree                  25,425       9.2       23,915      94.1      20,915      82.3   $65,870         201.3
55 to 64 years                   174,615     100.0      102,625      58.8      83,065      47.6   $38,621         118.0
 Not a high school graduate       41,820      23.9       17,620      42.1      12,645      30.2   $26,161          80.0
 High school graduate             53,775      30.8       30,935      57.5      25,425      47.3   $34,197         104.5
 Some college                     36,000      20.6       23,535      65.4      19,450      54.0   $41,282         126.2
 Bachelor degree                  19,780      11.3       14,295      72.3      12,270      62.0   $52,906         161.7
 Advanced degree                  16,350       9.4       12,785      78.2      10,560      64.6   $60,662         185.4

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   123,430     100.0       27,820      22.5      14,100      11.4   $30,107          92.0
 Not a high school graduate       43,870      35.5        6,545      14.9       2,665       6.1   $17,004          52.0
 High school graduate             34,190      27.7        6,850      20.0       3,425      10.0   $23,223          71.0
 Some college                     19,045      15.4        4,970      26.1       2,740      14.4   $27,396          83.7
 Bachelor degree                  12,695      10.3        4,320      34.0       2,505      19.7   $44,215         135.1
 Advanced degree                   9,550       7.7        4,345      45.5       2,340      24.5   $54,593         166.9



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