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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Nebraska: 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                   934,540     100.0      761,885      81.5     576,780      61.7   $29,052          88.8
 Not a high school graduate       67,260       7.2       40,460      60.2      27,390      40.7   $21,605          66.0
 High school graduate            266,070      28.5      208,790      78.5     159,845      60.1   $25,121          76.8
 Some college                    339,505      36.3      285,880      84.2     211,260      62.2   $27,512          84.1
 Bachelor degree                 172,780      18.5      150,540      87.1     118,330      68.5   $35,435         108.3
 Advanced degree                  68,665       7.3       62,070      90.4      49,505      72.1   $45,141         138.0

21 to 24 years                    92,650     100.0       73,735      79.6      38,385      41.4   $20,294          62.0
 Not a high school graduate        7,725       8.3        4,675      60.5       2,550      33.0   $17,706          54.1
 High school graduate             22,420      24.2       17,705      79.0      11,150      49.7   $19,739          60.3
 Some college                     46,730      50.4       38,280      81.9      18,335      39.2   $20,190          61.7
 Bachelor degree                  12,710      13.7       10,800      85.0       5,185      40.8   $23,967          73.3
 Advanced degree                     755       0.8          585      77.6         225      29.6   $23,063          70.5
25 to 34 years                   216,560     100.0      180,170      83.2     137,320      63.4   $26,841          82.0
 Not a high school graduate       16,940       7.8       10,570      62.4       6,895      40.7   $21,359          65.3
 High school graduate             48,445      22.4       38,715      79.9      29,200      60.3   $23,330          71.3
 Some college                     81,210      37.5       69,680      85.8      52,775      65.0   $26,177          80.0
 Bachelor degree                  52,260      24.1       46,290      88.6      37,515      71.8   $30,870          94.4
 Advanced degree                  12,680       5.9       11,555      91.1       8,485      66.9   $35,837         109.5
35 to 44 years                   261,115     100.0      222,495      85.2     175,955      67.4   $30,746          94.0
 Not a high school graduate       16,820       6.4       10,985      65.3       7,720      45.9   $22,212          67.9
 High school graduate             77,405      29.6       64,785      83.7      51,425      66.4   $26,174          80.0
 Some college                     94,155      36.1       82,220      87.3      64,875      68.9   $29,994          91.7
 Bachelor degree                  48,350      18.5       42,895      88.7      34,550      71.5   $39,554         120.9
 Advanced degree                  18,955       7.3       17,565      92.7      14,155      74.7   $45,796         140.0
45 to 54 years                   223,575     100.0      189,995      85.0     153,855      68.8   $32,128          98.2
 Not a high school graduate       11,570       5.2        7,060      61.0       5,095      44.0   $22,410          68.5
 High school graduate             63,865      28.6       52,165      81.7      41,920      65.6   $26,666          81.5
 Some college                     78,190      35.0       67,935      86.9      54,835      70.1   $31,043          94.9
 Bachelor degree                  42,185      18.9       37,725      89.4      31,180      73.9   $39,935         122.1
 Advanced degree                  23,520      10.5       22,070      93.8      18,465      78.5   $48,358         147.8
55 to 64 years                   140,640     100.0       95,495      67.9      71,265      50.7   $30,077          91.9
 Not a high school graduate       14,210      10.1        7,170      50.5       5,130      36.1   $22,091          67.5
 High school graduate             53,935      38.3       35,420      65.7      26,150      48.5   $25,832          79.0
 Some college                     39,220      27.9       27,765      70.8      20,445      52.1   $29,283          89.5
 Bachelor degree                  17,280      12.3       12,835      74.3       9,900      57.3   $38,675         118.2
 Advanced degree                  12,760       9.1       10,295      80.7       8,175      64.1   $48,908         149.5

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   114,185     100.0       31,770      27.8      12,155      10.6   $21,027          64.3
 Not a high school graduate       20,935      18.3        4,585      21.9       1,675       8.0   $16,066          49.1
 High school graduate             49,605      43.4       13,710      27.6       4,950      10.0   $18,935          57.9
 Some college                     24,535      21.5        7,280      29.7       2,720      11.1   $21,293          65.1
 Bachelor degree                   9,765       8.6        3,105      31.8       1,405      14.4   $36,676         112.1
 Advanced degree                   5,925       5.2        2,305      38.9       1,115      18.8   $45,475         139.0


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