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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Tennessee: 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                 1,593,460     100.0    1,277,460      80.2   1,046,945      65.7   $33,092         101.1
 Not a high school graduate      259,015      16.3      160,325      61.9     116,570      45.0   $23,716          72.5
 High school graduate            519,120      32.6      416,760      80.3     346,185      66.7   $29,424          89.9
 Some college                    416,555      26.1      351,250      84.3     287,675      69.1   $35,022         107.0
 Bachelor degree                 224,475      14.1      202,380      90.2     174,240      77.6   $47,503         145.2
 Advanced degree                 111,880       7.0      102,265      91.4      87,505      78.2   $60,376         184.5

21 to 24 years                   145,220     100.0      111,320      76.7      65,345      45.0   $21,008          64.2
 Not a high school graduate       21,645      14.9       14,905      68.9       8,605      39.7   $17,219          52.6
 High school graduate             51,350      35.4       41,345      80.5      29,255      57.0   $21,277          65.0
 Some college                     51,080      35.2       38,835      76.0      19,315      37.8   $21,210          64.8
 Bachelor degree                  13,030       9.0       10,290      79.0       4,600      35.3   $26,099          79.8
 Advanced degree                     850       0.6          640      75.1         255      29.7   $31,349          95.8
25 to 34 years                   386,650     100.0      332,090      85.9     270,230      69.9   $29,456          90.0
 Not a high school graduate       52,450      13.6       37,745      72.0      25,845      49.3   $21,457          65.6
 High school graduate            130,305      33.7      111,145      85.3      91,715      70.4   $26,473          80.9
 Some college                    103,235      26.7       92,810      89.9      77,260      74.8   $30,295          92.6
 Bachelor degree                  63,940      16.5       59,180      92.6      50,785      79.4   $37,829         115.6
 Advanced degree                  20,530       5.3       18,985      92.5      15,200      74.0   $42,245         129.1
35 to 44 years                   431,725     100.0      368,370      85.3     314,260      72.8   $35,788         109.4
 Not a high school graduate       63,535      14.7       42,830      67.4      31,765      50.0   $24,262          74.2
 High school graduate            148,000      34.3      126,010      85.1     107,050      72.3   $30,848          94.3
 Some college                    110,425      25.6       98,900      89.6      86,565      78.4   $37,189         113.7
 Bachelor degree                  62,125      14.4       58,805      94.7      53,190      85.6   $52,221         159.6
 Advanced degree                  29,785       6.9       28,335      95.1      24,840      83.4   $62,253         190.3
45 to 54 years                   377,685     100.0      310,185      82.1     267,510      70.8   $40,219         122.9
 Not a high school graduate       58,590      15.5       35,870      61.2      27,420      46.8   $25,923          79.2
 High school graduate            111,495      29.5       90,250      80.9      77,440      69.5   $33,614         102.7
 Some college                     99,100      26.2       85,460      86.2      74,935      75.6   $40,735         124.5
 Bachelor degree                  58,095      15.4       53,870      92.7      48,465      83.4   $54,408         166.3
 Advanced degree                  38,000      10.1       36,075      94.9      31,950      84.1   $66,844         204.3
55 to 64 years                   252,185     100.0      155,490      61.7     129,600      51.4   $38,484         117.6
 Not a high school graduate       62,800      24.9       28,980      46.1      22,935      36.5   $26,544          81.1
 High school graduate             77,975      30.9       48,010      61.6      40,730      52.2   $34,803         106.4
 Some college                     52,715      20.9       35,245      66.9      29,600      56.2   $40,813         124.7
 Bachelor degree                  27,285      10.8       20,235      74.2      17,195      63.0   $58,507         178.8
 Advanced degree                  22,720       9.0       18,225      80.2      15,260      67.2   $64,329         196.6

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   169,215     100.0       40,805      24.1      19,050      11.3   $27,864          85.2
 Not a high school graduate       63,230      37.4       10,960      17.3       4,360       6.9   $17,250          52.7
 High school graduate             43,350      25.6       10,250      23.6       4,655      10.7   $23,488          71.8
 Some college                     27,240      16.1        7,840      28.8       3,800      14.0   $29,985          91.6
 Bachelor degree                  16,090       9.5        5,340      33.2       2,775      17.2   $44,833         137.0
 Advanced degree                  13,450       7.9        5,120      38.1       2,790      20.7   $54,635         167.0


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