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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Tennessee: 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                 3,282,685     100.0    2,381,760      72.6   1,807,675      55.1   $29,356          89.7
 Not a high school graduate      487,580      14.9      248,725      51.0     170,430      35.0   $21,253          65.0
 High school graduate          1,075,890      32.8      767,840      71.4     590,075      54.8   $25,342          77.5
 Some college                    920,825      28.1      715,650      77.7     536,040      58.2   $29,693          90.8
 Bachelor degree                 459,405      14.0      384,140      83.6     302,890      65.9   $39,293         120.1
 Advanced degree                 220,330       6.7      191,375      86.9     153,235      69.5   $46,994         143.6

21 to 24 years                   296,110     100.0      210,790      71.2     112,755      38.1   $19,631          60.0
 Not a high school graduate       38,480      13.0       21,965      57.1      11,665      30.3   $16,342          49.9
 High school graduate             98,130      33.1       71,155      72.5      46,290      47.2   $19,411          59.3
 Some college                    111,510      37.7       81,390      73.0      37,545      33.7   $19,567          59.8
 Bachelor degree                  32,815      11.1       26,360      80.3      11,665      35.5   $24,638          75.3
 Advanced degree                   2,390       0.8        1,840      77.0         705      29.5   $28,114          85.9
25 to 34 years                   788,155     100.0      611,550      77.6     463,855      58.9   $26,665          81.5
 Not a high school graduate       93,565      11.9       55,765      59.6      36,140      38.6   $20,053          61.3
 High school graduate            250,750      31.8      189,630      75.6     145,820      58.2   $23,171          70.8
 Some college                    230,215      29.2      186,975      81.2     140,935      61.2   $26,454          80.9
 Bachelor degree                 138,845      17.6      119,820      86.3      96,360      69.4   $32,477          99.3
 Advanced degree                  45,525       5.8       40,110      88.1      30,405      66.8   $36,602         111.9
35 to 44 years                   893,815     100.0      695,545      77.8     546,840      61.2   $30,903          94.5
 Not a high school graduate      115,435      12.9       66,385      57.5      46,825      40.6   $21,482          65.7
 High school graduate            298,580      33.4      231,170      77.4     181,655      60.8   $26,453          80.9
 Some college                    254,710      28.5      209,280      82.2     165,970      65.2   $31,338          95.8
 Bachelor degree                 132,455      14.8      113,120      85.4      91,985      69.4   $43,162         131.9
 Advanced degree                  60,015       6.7       53,450      89.1      43,280      72.1   $49,787         152.2
45 to 54 years                   776,600     100.0      582,300      75.0     468,635      60.3   $33,151         101.3
 Not a high school graduate      111,000      14.3       56,730      51.1      41,380      37.3   $22,390          68.4
 High school graduate            248,740      32.0      180,670      72.6     143,290      57.6   $27,327          83.5
 Some college                    212,070      27.3      170,400      80.3     138,825      65.5   $33,671         102.9
 Bachelor degree                 107,585      13.9       92,920      86.4      77,640      72.2   $44,601         136.3
 Advanced degree                  72,895       9.4       66,395      91.1      55,585      76.3   $50,729         155.1
55 to 64 years                   528,005     100.0      281,580      53.3     215,595      40.8   $31,407          96.0
 Not a high school graduate      129,100      24.5       47,880      37.1      34,415      26.7   $22,805          69.7
 High school graduate            179,690      34.0       95,210      53.0      73,025      40.6   $27,324          83.5
 Some college                    112,320      21.3       67,605      60.2      52,770      47.0   $33,446         102.2
 Bachelor degree                  47,705       9.0       31,920      66.9      25,245      52.9   $47,339         144.7
 Advanced degree                  39,510       7.5       29,580      74.9      23,255      58.9   $51,664         157.9

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   379,175     100.0       71,205      18.8      30,345       8.0   $23,766          72.6
 Not a high school graduate      140,850      37.1       18,435      13.1       7,050       5.0   $16,676          51.0
 High school graduate            112,670      29.7       21,165      18.8       8,530       7.6   $21,265          65.0
 Some college                     61,875      16.3       14,775      23.9       6,590      10.7   $26,039          79.6
 Bachelor degree                  28,020       7.4        7,430      26.5       3,600      12.8   $38,075         116.4
 Advanced degree                  21,185       5.6        6,965      32.9       3,495      16.5   $50,393         154.0


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