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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: South Dakota: 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                   398,510     100.0      322,525      80.9     239,900      60.2   $26,252          80.2
 Not a high school graduate       30,515       7.7       17,220      56.4      11,335      37.1   $21,039          64.3
 High school graduate            126,965      31.9      100,820      79.4      75,555      59.5   $23,029          70.4
 Some college                    138,750      34.8      115,515      83.3      83,880      60.5   $25,531          78.0
 Bachelor degree                  70,340      17.7       62,080      88.3      48,445      68.9   $30,749          94.0
 Advanced degree                  23,925       6.0       21,350      89.2      16,735      70.0   $41,881         128.0

21 to 24 years                    39,320     100.0       30,645      77.9      15,695      39.9   $19,017          58.1
 Not a high school graduate        3,150       8.0        1,720      54.7         960      30.6   $16,537          50.5
 High school graduate             10,945      27.8        8,585      78.4       5,340      48.8   $18,156          55.5
 Some college                     19,285      49.0       15,305      79.4       6,955      36.1   $19,316          59.0
 Bachelor degree                   4,915      12.5        4,280      87.0       2,045      41.6   $21,755          66.5
 Advanced degree                     270       0.7          205      75.7         100      36.4   $22,250          68.0
25 to 34 years                    87,360     100.0       73,490      84.1      55,455      63.5   $25,012          76.4
 Not a high school graduate        5,745       6.6        3,360      58.4       1,975      34.4   $20,280          62.0
 High school graduate             22,995      26.3       18,690      81.3      13,820      60.1   $22,003          67.3
 Some college                     32,465      37.2       28,070      86.5      21,105      65.0   $24,230          74.1
 Bachelor degree                  20,305      23.2       18,340      90.3      14,945      73.6   $27,271          83.4
 Advanced degree                   4,090       4.7        3,805      93.0       2,735      66.8   $34,272         104.8
35 to 44 years                   113,955     100.0       97,140      85.2      76,105      66.8   $27,427          83.8
 Not a high school graduate        7,460       6.5        4,600      61.7       3,245      43.5   $21,981          67.2
 High school graduate             38,885      34.1       32,835      84.4      25,505      65.6   $24,469          74.8
 Some college                     38,950      34.2       34,155      87.7      26,765      68.7   $26,798          81.9
 Bachelor degree                  19,770      17.3       17,855      90.3      14,370      72.7   $33,058         101.0
 Advanced degree                   6,435       5.6        5,915      92.0       4,805      74.7   $43,941         134.3
45 to 54 years                    96,140     100.0       81,055      84.3      64,190      66.8   $28,851          88.2
 Not a high school graduate        5,730       6.0        3,335      58.3       2,370      41.4   $21,380          65.3
 High school graduate             30,595      31.8       25,395      83.0      19,955      65.2   $24,349          74.4
 Some college                     32,080      33.4       27,295      85.1      21,590      67.3   $27,749          84.8
 Bachelor degree                  18,085      18.8       16,410      90.7      13,425      74.2   $33,424         102.2
 Advanced degree                   8,110       8.4        7,515      92.7       6,030      74.3   $43,998         134.5
55 to 64 years                    61,730     100.0       40,195      65.1      28,455      46.1   $26,849          82.1
 Not a high school graduate        8,430      13.7        4,200      49.8       2,780      33.0   $21,615          66.1
 High school graduate             23,545      38.1       15,320      65.1      10,930      46.4   $23,609          72.2
 Some college                     15,965      25.9       10,690      67.0       7,465      46.7   $26,834          82.0
 Bachelor degree                   7,265      11.8        5,200      71.6       3,665      50.4   $32,830         100.3
 Advanced degree                   5,020       8.1        3,910      77.9       3,070      61.1   $45,107         137.9

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    52,175     100.0       14,960      28.7       5,630      10.8   $18,501          56.5
 Not a high school graduate       12,695      24.3        3,065      24.1       1,105       8.7   $14,972          45.8
 High school graduate             20,280      38.9        5,880      29.0       2,250      11.1   $16,652          50.9
 Some college                     11,100      21.3        3,120      28.1       1,100       9.9   $20,103          61.4
 Bachelor degree                   3,935       7.5        1,375      34.9         560      14.2   $30,469          93.1
 Advanced degree                   2,740       5.3        1,110      40.6         465      17.0   $36,000         110.0


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