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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Mississippi: 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                 1,536,220     100.0    1,051,115      68.4     774,330      50.4   $26,774          81.8
 Not a high school graduate      260,835      17.0      125,675      48.2      83,350      32.0   $20,285          62.0
 High school graduate            460,625      30.0      308,500      67.0     227,685      49.4   $23,381          71.5
 Some college                    472,600      30.8      350,510      74.2     255,165      54.0   $26,850          82.1
 Bachelor degree                 181,280      11.8      149,085      82.2     117,835      65.0   $34,411         105.2
 Advanced degree                  86,635       5.6       74,440      85.9      59,840      69.1   $41,816         127.8

21 to 24 years                   159,210     100.0       99,935      62.8      50,090      31.5   $17,597          53.8
 Not a high school graduate       24,180      15.2       12,465      51.6       6,800      28.1   $16,666          50.9
 High school graduate             43,595      27.4       27,895      64.0      17,055      39.1   $16,844          51.5
 Some college                     68,555      43.1       43,965      64.1      19,235      28.1   $18,013          55.1
 Bachelor degree                  13,390       8.4       10,070      75.2       4,010      30.0   $22,304          68.2
 Advanced degree                   1,400       0.9          915      65.4         405      29.1   $21,863          66.8
25 to 34 years                   360,230     100.0      264,925      73.5     193,525      53.7   $24,747          75.6
 Not a high school graduate       46,585      12.9       25,805      55.4      17,065      36.6   $18,938          57.9
 High school graduate            105,805      29.4       74,720      70.6      53,545      50.6   $21,561          65.9
 Some college                    122,055      33.9       95,265      78.1      69,925      57.3   $24,845          75.9
 Bachelor degree                  51,235      14.2       43,535      85.0      34,495      67.3   $30,241          92.4
 Advanced degree                  16,080       4.5       14,345      89.2      10,665      66.3   $32,799         100.3
35 to 44 years                   421,630     100.0      312,960      74.2     240,040      56.9   $27,921          85.3
 Not a high school graduate       63,915      15.2       34,840      54.5      23,440      36.7   $21,193          64.8
 High school graduate            133,940      31.8       97,915      73.1      74,175      55.4   $24,962          76.3
 Some college                    128,820      30.6      102,135      79.3      79,435      61.7   $28,405          86.8
 Bachelor degree                  51,620      12.2       44,215      85.7      36,410      70.5   $36,901         112.8
 Advanced degree                  22,870       5.4       20,735      90.7      16,905      73.9   $43,157         131.9
45 to 54 years                   353,040     100.0      250,880      71.1     198,430      56.2   $30,536          93.3
 Not a high school graduate       62,505      17.7       30,830      49.3      21,380      34.2   $20,731          63.4
 High school graduate            101,360      28.7       69,685      68.8      54,125      53.4   $25,557          78.1
 Some college                    100,215      28.4       77,890      77.7      62,200      62.1   $30,954          94.6
 Bachelor degree                  44,545      12.6       37,900      85.1      32,405      72.7   $38,288         117.0
 Advanced degree                  28,550       8.1       25,525      89.4      21,525      75.4   $44,423         135.8
55 to 64 years                   242,110     100.0      122,415      50.6      92,245      38.1   $29,951          91.5
 Not a high school graduate       63,650      26.3       21,735      34.2      14,665      23.0   $21,126          64.6
 High school graduate             75,920      31.4       38,280      50.4      28,785      37.9   $26,172          80.0
 Some college                     52,960      21.9       31,255      59.0      24,370      46.0   $31,072          95.0
 Bachelor degree                  20,490       8.5       13,365      65.2      10,515      51.3   $39,695         121.3
 Advanced degree                  17,730       7.3       12,920      72.9      10,335      58.3   $45,979         140.5

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   185,150     100.0       32,450      17.5      14,485       7.8   $22,390          68.4
 Not a high school graduate       66,930      36.1        7,810      11.7       3,090       4.6   $16,083          49.2
 High school graduate             52,730      28.5        9,015      17.1       3,790       7.2   $20,332          62.1
 Some college                     33,015      17.8        7,345      22.2       3,540      10.7   $24,449          74.7
 Bachelor degree                  13,760       7.4        3,680      26.7       1,950      14.2   $34,291         104.8
 Advanced degree                  10,295       5.6        3,255      31.6       1,615      15.7   $41,706         127.5

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