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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: New Mexico: 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                   992,720     100.0      682,465      68.7     479,840      48.3   $28,575          87.3
 Not a high school graduate      142,880      14.4       65,225      45.6      39,350      27.5   $17,937          54.8
 High school graduate            268,835      27.1      175,685      65.4     123,035      45.8   $23,503          71.8
 Some college                    314,770      31.7      232,040      73.7     163,115      51.8   $27,528          84.1
 Bachelor degree                 137,030      13.8      110,600      80.7      80,795      59.0   $36,339         111.1
 Advanced degree                  93,065       9.4       78,305      84.1      59,510      63.9   $46,878         143.3

21 to 24 years                    89,750     100.0       59,510      66.3      29,080      32.4   $16,950          51.8
 Not a high school graduate       14,380      16.0        7,155      49.7       3,630      25.3   $15,347          46.9
 High school graduate             28,110      31.3       18,495      65.8      10,610      37.7   $16,590          50.7
 Some college                     35,970      40.1       25,870      71.9      11,305      31.4   $17,330          53.0
 Bachelor degree                   6,030       6.7        4,850      80.4       1,915      31.8   $21,588          66.0
 Advanced degree                     685       0.8          490      71.3         180      26.2   $25,714          78.6
25 to 34 years                   222,885     100.0      158,215      71.0     108,525      48.7   $24,912          76.1
 Not a high school graduate       31,790      14.3       16,105      50.7       9,595      30.2   $17,139          52.4
 High school graduate             61,255      27.5       41,400      67.6      28,865      47.1   $21,443          65.5
 Some college                     75,520      33.9       56,680      75.1      39,205      51.9   $24,746          75.6
 Bachelor degree                  33,110      14.9       28,035      84.7      19,610      59.2   $30,350          92.8
 Advanced degree                  12,150       5.5       10,600      87.2       7,470      61.5   $36,977         113.0
35 to 44 years                   281,445     100.0      208,940      74.2     154,350      54.8   $30,344          92.7
 Not a high school graduate       38,965      13.8       19,895      51.1      12,790      32.8   $18,643          57.0
 High school graduate             79,185      28.1       57,010      72.0      41,850      52.9   $25,668          78.5
 Some college                     89,920      31.9       71,260      79.2      53,185      59.1   $30,157          92.2
 Bachelor degree                  38,620      13.7       32,555      84.3      24,720      64.0   $38,464         117.6
 Advanced degree                  24,210       8.6       21,670      89.5      17,095      70.6   $50,483         154.3
45 to 54 years                   242,145     100.0      176,320      72.8     132,145      54.6   $33,180         101.4
 Not a high school graduate       28,250      11.7       12,900      45.7       7,945      28.1   $18,938          57.9
 High school graduate             58,760      24.3       39,295      66.9      28,345      48.2   $25,990          79.4
 Some college                     74,005      30.6       56,290      76.1      43,505      58.8   $31,564          96.5
 Bachelor degree                  39,295      16.2       32,900      83.7      25,475      64.8   $40,990         125.3
 Advanced degree                  35,100      14.5       30,955      88.2      24,145      68.8   $47,918         146.5
55 to 64 years                   156,490     100.0       79,470      50.8      55,735      35.6   $31,873          97.4
 Not a high school graduate       29,495      18.8        9,170      31.1       5,390      18.3   $19,237          58.8
 High school graduate             41,530      26.5       19,485      46.9      13,370      32.2   $25,974          79.4
 Some college                     39,355      25.1       21,935      55.7      15,915      40.4   $31,338          95.8
 Bachelor degree                  19,975      12.8       12,265      61.4       9,080      45.4   $38,824         118.7
 Advanced degree                  20,920      13.4       14,595      69.8      10,620      50.8   $49,659         151.8

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   117,615     100.0       20,410      17.4       8,325       7.1   $21,800          66.6
 Not a high school graduate       33,135      28.2        3,660      11.1       1,440       4.3   $14,282          43.7
 High school graduate             31,730      27.0        5,135      16.2       2,165       6.8   $19,421          59.4
 Some college                     24,950      21.2        4,920      19.7       1,905       7.6   $22,149          67.7
 Bachelor degree                  12,670      10.8        2,885      22.8       1,175       9.3   $32,194          98.4
 Advanced degree                  11,100       9.4        3,170      28.5       1,350      12.1   $41,462         126.7


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