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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Maine: 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                   357,420     100.0      291,095      81.4     235,830      66.0   $33,046         101.0
 Not a high school graduate       33,010       9.2       19,230      58.3      13,440      40.7   $25,269          77.2
 High school graduate            132,210      37.0      105,875      80.1      86,650      65.5   $29,759          91.0
 Some college                    100,190      28.0       84,920      84.8      69,490      69.4   $33,864         103.5
 Bachelor degree                  54,765      15.3       48,945      89.4      40,400      73.8   $41,821         127.8
 Advanced degree                  28,600       8.0       25,715      89.9      20,970      73.3   $52,354         160.0

21 to 24 years                    25,950     100.0       19,925      76.8      11,800      45.5   $20,480          62.6
 Not a high school graduate        1,980       7.6        1,450      73.1         830      41.9   $17,361          53.1
 High school graduate             10,510      40.5        8,350      79.5       5,815      55.3   $19,703          60.2
 Some college                     10,055      38.7        7,420      73.8       3,805      37.8   $21,580          66.0
 Bachelor degree                   2,450       9.4        1,935      79.1         895      36.5   $23,504          71.8
 Advanced degree                     110       0.4           85      78.2          50      43.6   $21,389          65.4
25 to 34 years                    74,420     100.0       64,790      87.1      52,125      70.0   $29,212          89.3
 Not a high school graduate        5,645       7.6        3,960      70.1       2,510      44.4   $23,957          73.2
 High school graduate             28,935      38.9       24,765      85.6      19,880      68.7   $26,523          81.1
 Some college                     22,560      30.3       20,225      89.6      16,890      74.9   $30,061          91.9
 Bachelor degree                  12,320      16.6       11,495      93.3       9,415      76.4   $35,365         108.1
 Advanced degree                   2,955       4.0        2,740      92.6       2,200      74.3   $42,252         129.1
35 to 44 years                   102,340     100.0       88,735      86.7      75,375      73.7   $35,532         108.6
 Not a high school graduate        7,830       7.7        4,945      63.2       3,580      45.8   $25,292          77.3
 High school graduate             41,160      40.2       34,870      84.7      29,500      71.7   $31,266          95.6
 Some college                     28,135      27.5       25,535      90.8      22,095      78.5   $36,401         111.3
 Bachelor degree                  15,490      15.1       14,615      94.3      12,875      83.1   $46,271         141.4
 Advanced degree                   7,000       6.8        6,700      95.7       5,620      80.3   $55,865         170.8
45 to 54 years                    94,980     100.0       79,655      83.9      67,035      70.6   $38,315         117.1
 Not a high school graduate        7,375       7.8        4,165      56.4       3,135      42.5   $25,838          79.0
 High school graduate             30,510      32.1       24,590      80.6      20,640      67.6   $32,093          98.1
 Some college                     27,385      28.8       23,740      86.7      20,295      74.1   $37,906         115.9
 Bachelor degree                  16,815      17.7       15,320      91.1      13,150      78.2   $45,279         138.4
 Advanced degree                  11,185      11.8       10,590      94.7       8,845      79.1   $55,860         170.7
55 to 64 years                    59,725     100.0       37,990      63.6      29,490      49.4   $35,856         109.6
 Not a high school graduate       10,180      17.0        4,715      46.3       3,385      33.2   $26,929          82.3
 High school graduate             21,095      35.3       13,300      63.1      10,815      51.3   $31,511          96.3
 Some college                     12,055      20.2        8,005      66.4       6,405      53.1   $37,413         114.4
 Bachelor degree                   7,685      12.9        5,575      72.6       4,060      52.8   $45,594         139.4
 Advanced degree                   7,350      12.3        5,600      76.2       4,260      57.9   $52,350         160.0

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    44,190     100.0        9,900      22.4       3,590       8.1   $29,039          88.8
 Not a high school graduate       12,035      27.2        1,785      14.8         550       4.6   $21,314          65.1
 High school graduate             14,515      32.8        3,100      21.4       1,130       7.8   $25,769          78.8
 Some college                      7,260      16.4        1,910      26.3         635       8.7   $28,833          88.1
 Bachelor degree                   4,730      10.7        1,235      26.1         480      10.2   $42,305         129.3
 Advanced degree                   4,305       9.7        1,625      37.7         725      16.9   $46,154         141.1



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