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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Oregon: Females

(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                   988,155     100.0      674,560      68.3     386,515      39.1   $27,645          84.5
 Not a high school graduate       85,390       8.6       39,095      45.8      19,090      22.4   $17,798          54.4
 High school graduate            247,985      25.1      156,075      62.9      88,685      35.8   $22,735          69.5
 Some college                    378,305      38.3      270,145      71.4     154,785      40.9   $26,734          81.7
 Bachelor degree                 174,080      17.6      132,830      76.3      77,395      44.5   $35,508         108.5
 Advanced degree                  75,435       7.6       61,235      81.2      38,115      50.5   $43,444         132.8

21 to 24 years                    88,805     100.0       61,770      69.6      24,685      27.8   $19,101          58.4
 Not a high school graduate        9,790      11.0        4,600      47.0       1,750      17.9   $14,862          45.4
 High school graduate             24,085      27.1       15,890      66.0       7,335      30.5   $17,900          54.7
 Some college                     38,995      43.9       28,690      73.6      11,150      28.6   $19,753          60.4
 Bachelor degree                  12,175      13.7       10,120      83.1       3,485      28.6   $23,800          72.7
 Advanced degree                     830       0.9          665      80.0         250      30.0   $26,591          81.3
25 to 34 years                   225,675     100.0      158,280      70.1      88,835      39.4   $26,069          79.7
 Not a high school graduate       22,200       9.8       10,275      46.3       4,310      19.4   $17,105          52.3
 High school graduate             51,685      22.9       33,460      64.7      18,430      35.7   $21,487          65.7
 Some college                     80,730      35.8       59,160      73.3      32,815      40.6   $24,987          76.4
 Bachelor degree                  49,565      22.0       39,375      79.4      23,975      48.4   $31,665          96.8
 Advanced degree                  14,720       6.5       12,240      83.2       7,370      50.1   $35,233         107.7
35 to 44 years                   264,360     100.0      190,910      72.2     111,620      42.2   $29,094          88.9
 Not a high school graduate       21,565       8.2       11,125      51.6       5,890      27.3   $19,057          58.2
 High school graduate             66,025      25.0       46,165      69.9      26,540      40.2   $23,695          72.4
 Some college                    103,210      39.0       77,330      74.9      45,365      44.0   $27,984          85.5
 Bachelor degree                  46,045      17.4       34,665      75.3      20,505      44.5   $39,084         119.5
 Advanced degree                  20,250       7.7       17,170      84.8      10,640      52.5   $43,981         134.4
45 to 54 years                   254,950     100.0      188,760      74.0     117,705      46.2   $31,186          95.3
 Not a high school graduate       15,330       6.0        7,820      51.0       4,355      28.4   $18,823          57.5
 High school graduate             58,345      22.9       39,655      68.0      24,370      41.8   $24,685          75.4
 Some college                    102,405      40.2       77,170      75.4      48,935      47.8   $29,824          91.2
 Bachelor degree                  46,135      18.1       37,240      80.7      22,900      49.6   $39,721         121.4
 Advanced degree                  27,115      10.6       23,510      86.7      15,065      55.6   $47,421         144.9
55 to 64 years                   154,365     100.0       74,845      48.5      43,670      28.3   $28,023          85.7
 Not a high school graduate       16,505      10.7        5,275      31.9       2,790      16.9   $18,937          57.9
 High school graduate             47,845      31.0       20,910      43.7      12,015      25.1   $24,177          73.9
 Some college                     52,960      34.3       27,795      52.5      16,520      31.2   $27,985          85.5
 Bachelor degree                  20,165      13.1       11,420      56.6       6,530      32.4   $36,357         111.1
 Advanced degree                  12,515       8.1        7,650      61.1       4,790      38.3   $45,607         139.4

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   116,285     100.0       15,165      13.0       4,690       4.0   $21,181          64.7
 Not a high school graduate       19,240      16.5        1,720       8.9         480       2.5   $14,350          43.9
 High school graduate             42,055      36.2        4,705      11.2       1,690       4.0   $20,142          61.6
 Some college                     32,910      28.3        5,125      15.6       1,530       4.6   $22,621          69.1
 Bachelor degree                  10,830       9.3        1,750      16.2         535       4.9   $27,560          84.2
 Advanced degree                   6,090       5.2        1,240      20.4         325       5.4   $32,222          98.5


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