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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: South Carolina: 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                 1,083,285     100.0      858,375      79.2     712,560      65.8   $32,787         100.2
 Not a high school graduate      178,890      16.5      113,075      63.2      84,905      47.5   $23,835          72.9
 High school graduate            330,305      30.5      259,220      78.5     219,620      66.5   $29,538          90.3
 Some college                    297,145      27.4      248,390      83.6     206,620      69.5   $35,106         107.3
 Bachelor degree                 155,635      14.4      138,075      88.7     118,505      76.1   $47,210         144.3
 Advanced degree                  73,500       6.8       66,070      89.9      56,450      76.8   $58,033         177.4

21 to 24 years                    98,130     100.0       72,345      73.7      43,370      44.2   $20,792          63.6
 Not a high school graduate       16,780      17.1       11,370      67.7       7,015      41.8   $17,369          53.1
 High school graduate             30,340      30.9       23,475      77.4      16,885      55.6   $20,718          63.3
 Some college                     35,260      35.9       25,685      72.8      13,540      38.4   $21,590          66.0
 Bachelor degree                   9,705       9.9        7,590      78.2       3,420      35.2   $25,979          79.4
 Advanced degree                     570       0.6          435      76.5         215      37.4   $25,951          79.3
25 to 34 years                   254,345     100.0      216,745      85.2     180,450      70.9   $29,716          90.8
 Not a high school graduate       35,035      13.8       26,010      74.2      18,935      54.0   $21,858          66.8
 High school graduate             80,920      31.8       67,825      83.8      57,810      71.4   $26,723          81.7
 Some college                     71,625      28.2       63,520      88.7      54,185      75.7   $30,548          93.4
 Bachelor degree                  40,695      16.0       37,695      92.6      32,395      79.6   $37,296         114.0
 Advanced degree                  12,800       5.0       11,890      92.9       9,530      74.5   $43,790         133.8
35 to 44 years                   296,980     100.0      252,265      84.9     218,510      73.6   $35,555         108.7
 Not a high school graduate       42,225      14.2       29,805      70.6      22,770      53.9   $25,289          77.3
 High school graduate             98,920      33.3       81,935      82.8      71,115      71.9   $30,802          94.1
 Some college                     80,780      27.2       72,290      89.5      63,785      79.0   $37,071         113.3
 Bachelor degree                  42,150      14.2       39,710      94.2      36,020      85.4   $51,324         156.9
 Advanced degree                  19,335       6.5       18,410      95.2      16,445      85.0   $58,307         178.2
45 to 54 years                   258,865     100.0      209,895      81.1     183,190      70.8   $39,308         120.1
 Not a high school graduate       42,570      16.4       26,210      61.6      20,835      48.9   $25,542          78.1
 High school graduate             71,255      27.5       56,125      78.8      49,085      68.9   $32,873         100.5
 Some college                     70,950      27.4       61,165      86.2      54,030      76.1   $40,114         122.6
 Bachelor degree                  40,320      15.6       37,070      91.9      33,630      83.4   $54,576         166.8
 Advanced degree                  24,210       9.4       22,760      94.0      20,165      83.3   $62,321         190.5
55 to 64 years                   174,970     100.0      107,125      61.2      87,045      49.7   $37,491         114.6
 Not a high school graduate       42,275      24.2       19,680      46.5      15,350      36.3   $26,069          79.7
 High school graduate             48,875      27.9       29,860      61.1      24,725      50.6   $32,987         100.8
 Some college                     38,530      22.0       25,730      66.8      21,080      54.7   $40,237         123.0
 Bachelor degree                  22,765      13.0       16,010      70.3      13,040      57.3   $60,620         185.3
 Advanced degree                  16,585       9.5       12,575      75.8      10,100      60.9   $65,718         200.9

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   120,705     100.0       28,380      23.5      12,180      10.1   $28,830          88.1
 Not a high school graduate       40,490      33.5        6,890      17.0       2,695       6.7   $19,298          59.0
 High school graduate             29,210      24.2        6,780      23.2       2,790       9.5   $26,592          81.3
 Some college                     21,465      17.8        5,835      27.2       2,635      12.3   $30,169          92.2
 Bachelor degree                  16,055      13.3        4,650      29.0       2,115      13.2   $48,203         147.3
 Advanced degree                  10,010       8.3        3,425      34.2       1,590      15.9   $60,065         183.6


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