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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Montana: 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                   503,615     100.0      379,085      75.3     250,840      49.8   $26,638          81.4
 Not a high school graduate       33,115       6.6       16,930      51.1       9,600      29.0   $18,672          57.1
 High school graduate            151,825      30.1      110,140      72.5      72,825      48.0   $23,029          70.4
 Some college                    178,225      35.4      135,970      76.3      87,085      48.9   $24,893          76.1
 Bachelor degree                  93,315      18.5       78,035      83.6      54,160      58.0   $31,389          95.9
 Advanced degree                  35,425       7.0       30,595      86.4      22,585      63.8   $40,782         124.7

21 to 24 years                    45,420     100.0       32,775      72.2      13,720      30.2   $16,028          49.0
 Not a high school graduate        3,440       7.6        1,930      56.1         910      26.5   $13,090          40.0
 High school graduate             13,405      29.5        9,855      73.5       5,090      38.0   $15,941          48.7
 Some college                     22,005      48.4       15,650      71.1       5,695      25.9   $16,052          49.1
 Bachelor degree                   4,980      11.0        4,265      85.6       1,555      31.2   $18,470          56.5
 Advanced degree                     385       0.8          275      71.2         100      25.7   $21,250          65.0
25 to 34 years                    99,780     100.0       79,595      79.8      50,665      50.8   $23,556          72.0
 Not a high school graduate        5,720       5.7        3,405      59.6       1,730      30.2   $17,283          52.8
 High school graduate             28,190      28.3       21,635      76.7      13,705      48.6   $21,483          65.7
 Some college                     36,785      36.9       29,385      79.9      18,110      49.2   $22,037          67.4
 Bachelor degree                  22,665      22.7       19,825      87.5      13,505      59.6   $26,683          81.6
 Advanced degree                   4,175       4.2        3,755      90.0       2,555      61.2   $31,814          97.2
35 to 44 years                   140,610     100.0      114,350      81.3      78,800      56.0   $28,147          86.0
 Not a high school graduate        8,375       6.0        4,945      59.0       3,000      35.8   $20,116          61.5
 High school graduate             45,835      32.6       36,490      79.6      24,880      54.3   $24,612          75.2
 Some college                     47,855      34.0       39,320      82.2      26,895      56.2   $26,316          80.4
 Bachelor degree                  25,990      18.5       22,755      87.6      16,160      62.2   $32,830         100.3
 Advanced degree                   9,030       6.4        8,335      92.3       6,270      69.5   $40,430         123.6
45 to 54 years                   133,595     100.0      105,385      78.9      76,340      57.1   $30,540          93.3
 Not a high school graduate        6,340       4.7        3,225      50.9       1,930      30.4   $18,493          56.5
 High school graduate             36,130      27.0       27,125      75.1      19,090      52.8   $25,264          77.2
 Some college                     47,380      35.5       37,575      79.3      27,095      57.2   $28,149          86.0
 Bachelor degree                  27,130      20.3       23,215      85.6      17,365      64.0   $35,246         107.7
 Advanced degree                  14,170      10.6       12,740      89.9       9,840      69.4   $42,376         129.5
55 to 64 years                    84,215     100.0       46,985      55.8      31,315      37.2   $28,144          86.0
 Not a high school graduate        9,240      11.0        3,425      37.1       2,030      22.0   $22,042          67.4
 High school graduate             28,265      33.6       15,040      53.2      10,055      35.6   $24,333          74.4
 Some college                     24,200      28.7       14,040      58.0       9,285      38.4   $26,100          79.8
 Bachelor degree                  12,555      14.9        7,975      63.5       5,575      44.4   $34,252         104.7
 Advanced degree                   7,665       9.1        5,490      71.6       3,820      49.8   $42,477         129.8

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    61,840     100.0       13,015      21.0       4,765       7.7   $18,440          56.4
 Not a high school graduate       12,205      19.7        1,945      15.9         795       6.5   $16,359          50.0
 High school graduate             22,520      36.4        4,545      20.2       1,720       7.6   $18,196          55.6
 Some college                     14,315      23.1        3,210      22.4       1,065       7.4   $16,495          50.4
 Bachelor degree                   6,535      10.6        1,670      25.5         585       8.9   $22,072          67.5
 Advanced degree                   4,065       6.6        1,175      28.9         445      10.9   $30,714          93.9

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