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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Rhode Island: Males

(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                   282,930     100.0      229,120      81.0     186,720      66.0   $38,208         116.8
 Not a high school graduate       38,280      13.5       24,410      63.8      18,735      48.9   $26,564          81.2
 High school graduate             76,305      27.0       60,910      79.8      50,390      66.0   $32,223          98.5
 Some college                     77,190      27.3       64,260      83.2      51,665      66.9   $37,864         115.7
 Bachelor degree                  52,285      18.5       46,505      88.9      38,590      73.8   $50,267         153.6
 Advanced degree                  28,555      10.1       25,735      90.1      21,415      75.0   $62,927         192.3

21 to 24 years                    25,860     100.0       19,150      74.0      10,240      39.6   $21,661          66.2
 Not a high school graduate        2,910      11.3        2,065      70.9       1,380      47.3   $17,469          53.4
 High school graduate              7,230      28.0        5,645      78.1       3,530      48.8   $21,202          64.8
 Some college                     10,530      40.7        7,415      70.4       3,340      31.7   $21,715          66.4
 Bachelor degree                   3,920      15.2        3,155      80.4       1,450      37.0   $30,120          92.1
 Advanced degree                     250       1.0          175      70.4         100      39.6   $31,250          95.5
25 to 34 years                    65,450     100.0       55,125      84.2      44,950      68.7   $32,265          98.6
 Not a high school graduate        8,460      12.9        5,820      68.8       4,470      52.8   $22,490          68.7
 High school graduate             17,845      27.3       14,740      82.6      12,185      68.3   $29,928          91.5
 Some college                     18,345      28.0       16,085      87.7      13,320      72.6   $32,031          97.9
 Bachelor degree                  13,715      21.0       12,555      91.6      10,375      75.7   $41,155         125.8
 Advanced degree                   4,240       6.5        3,865      91.2       3,005      70.8   $45,551         139.2
35 to 44 years                    81,265     100.0       69,880      86.0      60,385      74.3   $40,834         124.8
 Not a high school graduate       10,200      12.6        6,930      68.0       5,430      53.2   $28,172          86.1
 High school graduate             24,005      29.5       20,185      84.1      17,405      72.5   $35,010         107.0
 Some college                     21,930      27.0       19,680      89.8      17,325      79.0   $41,529         126.9
 Bachelor degree                  14,415      17.7       13,455      93.4      11,890      82.5   $54,618         166.9
 Advanced degree                   7,895       9.7        7,460      94.5       6,585      83.4   $70,191         214.5
45 to 54 years                    68,730     100.0       57,640      83.9      48,825      71.0   $43,903         134.2
 Not a high school graduate        8,430      12.3        5,325      63.2       4,075      48.3   $29,373          89.8
 High school graduate             16,580      24.1       13,405      80.8      11,420      68.9   $36,402         111.3
 Some college                     17,745      25.8       15,265      86.0      13,045      73.5   $41,566         127.0
 Bachelor degree                  13,840      20.1       12,710      91.8      11,025      79.6   $55,099         168.4
 Advanced degree                   9,955      14.5        9,380      94.2       7,875      79.1   $65,798         201.1
55 to 64 years                    41,620     100.0       27,330      65.7      22,320      53.6   $41,463         126.7
 Not a high school graduate        8,275      19.9        4,265      51.5       3,385      40.9   $30,343          92.7
 High school graduate             10,645      25.6        6,940      65.2       5,855      55.0   $36,560         111.7
 Some college                      8,640      20.8        5,810      67.2       4,635      53.6   $42,762         130.7
 Bachelor degree                   6,395      15.4        4,630      72.4       3,850      60.2   $55,226         168.8
 Advanced degree                   6,220      14.9        4,855      78.1       3,855      62.0   $66,352         202.8

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    32,335     100.0        8,330      25.8       3,345      10.4   $41,236         126.0
 Not a high school graduate        9,640      29.8        1,710      17.7         580       6.0   $28,607          87.4
 High school graduate              8,980      27.8        2,010      22.4         725       8.1   $32,327          98.8
 Some college                      5,325      16.5        1,715      32.2         685      12.9   $40,161         122.8
 Bachelor degree                   3,770      11.7        1,200      31.9         580      15.4   $56,759         173.5
 Advanced degree                   3,135       9.7        1,445      46.1         700      22.3   $75,781         231.6


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