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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Maine: 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                   732,230     100.0      560,495      76.5     403,695      55.1   $29,813          91.1
 Not a high school graduate       58,315       8.0       29,265      50.2      18,930      32.5   $22,244          68.0
 High school graduate            263,790      36.0      194,645      73.8     140,950      53.4   $25,417          77.7
 Some college                    217,895      29.8      174,985      80.3     124,840      57.3   $29,299          89.6
 Bachelor degree                 118,985      16.2      101,180      85.0      74,530      62.6   $36,449         111.4
 Advanced degree                  57,090       7.8       49,630      86.9      36,895      64.6   $44,913         137.3

21 to 24 years                    53,185     100.0       39,935      75.1      20,725      39.0   $19,081          58.3
 Not a high school graduate        3,430       6.4        2,095      61.1       1,080      31.5   $16,756          51.2
 High school graduate             19,455      36.6       14,545      74.8       8,980      46.2   $18,143          55.5
 Some college                     22,155      41.7       16,655      75.2       7,490      33.8   $19,342          59.1
 Bachelor degree                   6,345      11.9        5,305      83.6       2,415      38.1   $22,065          67.4
 Advanced degree                     310       0.6          235      76.6         145      46.4   $24,115          73.7
25 to 34 years                   153,975     100.0      124,405      80.8      89,845      58.3   $26,339          80.5
 Not a high school graduate        9,425       6.1        5,580      59.2       3,245      34.4   $22,007          67.3
 High school graduate             56,170      36.5       43,730      77.9      31,350      55.8   $23,218          71.0
 Some college                     49,260      32.0       40,955      83.1      29,765      60.4   $26,341          80.5
 Bachelor degree                  28,300      18.4       25,070      88.6      19,095      67.5   $30,797          94.1
 Advanced degree                   7,185       4.7        6,460      89.9       4,600      64.0   $36,424         111.3
35 to 44 years                   210,995     100.0      172,995      82.0     128,860      61.1   $31,232          95.5
 Not a high school graduate       12,785       6.1        7,255      56.7       4,805      37.6   $23,235          71.0
 High school graduate             79,260      37.6       63,315      79.9      46,990      59.3   $26,919          82.3
 Some college                     63,545      30.1       54,135      85.2      40,500      63.7   $31,009          94.8
 Bachelor degree                  35,725      16.9       31,280      87.6      23,775      66.5   $39,844         121.8
 Advanced degree                  15,110       7.2       13,720      90.8      10,320      68.3   $46,058         140.8
45 to 54 years                   191,580     100.0      152,745      79.7     115,710      60.4   $32,723         100.0
 Not a high school graduate       13,340       7.0        6,745      50.5       4,895      36.7   $22,027          67.3
 High school graduate             62,630      32.7       47,250      75.4      35,615      56.9   $26,940          82.3
 Some college                     56,560      29.5       46,830      82.8      35,605      62.9   $31,924          97.6
 Bachelor degree                  33,905      17.7       29,675      87.5      22,690      66.9   $39,575         121.0
 Advanced degree                  21,780      11.4       20,005      91.9      15,290      70.2   $46,419         141.9
55 to 64 years                   122,495     100.0       70,420      57.5      48,550      39.6   $30,956          94.6
 Not a high school graduate       19,335      15.8        7,595      39.3       4,905      25.4   $23,615          72.2
 High school graduate             46,270      37.8       25,805      55.8      18,020      38.9   $26,824          82.0
 Some college                     26,375      21.5       16,410      62.2      11,475      43.5   $31,315          95.7
 Bachelor degree                  14,710      12.0        9,850      67.0       6,555      44.6   $38,344         117.2
 Advanced degree                  12,715      10.4        9,210      72.5       6,545      51.5   $46,540         142.3

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    95,595     100.0       17,845      18.7       5,725       6.0   $25,668          78.5
 Not a high school graduate       23,760      24.9        2,800      11.8         775       3.3   $19,167          58.6
 High school graduate             36,030      37.7        6,295      17.5       1,875       5.2   $21,783          66.6
 Some college                     16,695      17.5        3,875      23.2       1,240       7.4   $25,286          77.3
 Bachelor degree                   9,155       9.6        2,110      23.0         700       7.7   $36,061         110.2
 Advanced degree                   6,915       7.2        2,290      33.2         975      14.1   $40,869         124.9


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