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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: New Jersey: 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                 4,844,165     100.0    3,598,320      74.3   2,736,070      56.5   $40,751         124.6
 Not a high school graduate      470,075       9.7      246,125      52.4     171,750      36.5   $24,329          74.4
 High school graduate          1,342,555      27.7      947,925      70.6     719,770      53.6   $32,389          99.0
 Some college                  1,269,010      26.2      975,805      76.9     726,135      57.2   $38,429         117.5
 Bachelor degree               1,032,020      21.3      846,635      82.0     662,110      64.2   $51,657         157.9
 Advanced degree                 549,890      11.4      474,100      86.2     376,400      68.5   $69,597         212.7

21 to 24 years                   371,260     100.0      259,400      69.9     135,225      36.4   $22,737          69.5
 Not a high school graduate       38,775      10.4       21,700      56.0      11,915      30.7   $17,338          53.0
 High school graduate             97,135      26.2       67,595      69.6      43,045      44.3   $21,258          65.0
 Some college                    142,545      38.4       99,585      69.9      45,730      32.1   $22,262          68.0
 Bachelor degree                  72,060      19.4       57,940      80.4      27,605      38.3   $31,569          96.5
 Advanced degree                   5,675       1.5        4,025      71.0       1,755      30.9   $35,156         107.5
25 to 34 years                 1,146,645     100.0      873,875      76.2     674,105      58.8   $36,212         110.7
 Not a high school graduate       97,565       8.5       54,430      55.8      35,595      36.5   $21,395          65.4
 High school graduate            293,285      25.6      210,685      71.8     160,380      54.7   $29,864          91.3
 Some college                    304,945      26.6      239,495      78.5     184,345      60.5   $33,414         102.1
 Bachelor degree                 294,005      25.6      246,195      83.7     200,695      68.3   $43,956         134.4
 Advanced degree                 112,175       9.8       95,475      85.1      73,085      65.2   $52,490         160.4
35 to 44 years                 1,438,190     100.0    1,110,420      77.2     861,170      59.9   $44,115         134.8
 Not a high school graduate      112,760       7.8       63,645      56.4      45,110      40.0   $24,472          74.8
 High school graduate            398,765      27.7      296,710      74.4     226,945      56.9   $35,396         108.2
 Some college                    387,870      27.0      307,605      79.3     236,635      61.0   $41,680         127.4
 Bachelor degree                 320,385      22.3      263,145      82.1     208,145      65.0   $59,714         182.5
 Advanced degree                 168,345      11.7      147,425      87.6     120,145      71.4   $74,048         226.3
45 to 54 years                 1,145,655     100.0      900,275      78.6     716,810      62.6   $46,546         142.3
 Not a high school graduate      104,455       9.1       56,535      54.1      41,965      40.2   $25,909          79.2
 High school graduate            310,660      27.1      232,350      74.8     182,415      58.7   $36,404         111.3
 Some college                    283,625      24.8      229,450      80.9     182,770      64.4   $42,548         130.1
 Bachelor degree                 237,365      20.7      203,520      85.7     165,720      69.8   $59,342         181.4
 Advanced degree                 171,060      14.9      155,370      90.8     126,090      73.7   $72,479         221.5
55 to 64 years                   742,410     100.0      454,345      61.2     348,760      47.0   $42,129         128.8
 Not a high school graduate      116,520      15.7       49,810      42.7      37,170      31.9   $28,390          86.8
 High school graduate            242,700      32.7      140,585      57.9     106,985      44.1   $35,629         108.9
 Some college                    150,030      20.2       99,670      66.4      76,660      51.1   $42,222         129.1
 Bachelor degree                 108,205      14.6       75,835      70.1      59,945      55.4   $59,714         182.5
 Advanced degree                  92,635      12.5       71,810      77.5      55,325      59.7   $72,784         222.5

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   568,535     100.0      117,280      20.6      55,685       9.8   $37,205         113.7
 Not a high school graduate      133,990      23.6       17,510      13.1       7,775       5.8   $28,309          86.5
 High school graduate            206,550      36.3       38,325      18.6      17,330       8.4   $31,721          97.0
 Some college                     90,120      15.9       22,240      24.7      10,515      11.7   $37,355         114.2
 Bachelor degree                  61,765      10.9       17,020      27.6       8,795      14.2   $51,505         157.4
 Advanced degree                  46,535       8.2       16,995      36.5       9,145      19.7   $69,207         211.5


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