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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: United States: Females

(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                81,151,890     100.0   54,429,090      67.1  35,626,905      43.9   $27,959          85.5
 Not a high school graduate    9,349,575      11.5    3,751,880      40.1   2,088,500      22.3   $16,954          51.8
 High school graduate         22,591,040      27.8   14,291,645      63.3   9,379,400      41.5   $22,363          68.4
 Some college                 26,103,720      32.2   18,945,025      72.6  12,266,360      47.0   $27,199          83.1
 Bachelor degree              13,846,990      17.1   10,684,500      77.2   7,253,875      52.4   $36,267         110.8
 Advanced degree               6,582,470       8.1    5,388,915      81.9   3,783,615      57.5   $45,577         139.3

21 to 24 years                 7,231,920     100.0    4,801,550      66.4   2,167,560      30.0   $19,108          58.4
 Not a high school graduate      828,640      11.5      340,110      41.0     141,765      17.1   $14,211          43.4
 High school graduate          1,849,160      25.6    1,172,200      63.4     636,120      34.4   $17,054          52.1
 Some college                  3,078,355      42.6    2,183,450      70.9     906,930      29.5   $19,104          58.4
 Bachelor degree               1,119,385      15.5      905,160      80.9     390,720      34.9   $25,881          79.1
 Advanced degree                  86,145       1.2       61,985      72.0      24,940      29.0   $25,998          79.5
25 to 34 years                19,466,505     100.0   13,468,670      69.2   8,959,455      46.0   $26,788          81.9
 Not a high school graduate    2,054,455      10.6      836,075      40.7     433,485      21.1   $16,068          49.1
 High school graduate          4,703,955      24.2    2,998,725      63.7   1,927,885      41.0   $21,083          64.4
 Some college                  6,308,065      32.4    4,649,285      73.7   3,058,440      48.5   $25,292          77.3
 Bachelor degree               4,254,785      21.9    3,414,695      80.3   2,485,145      58.4   $32,860         100.4
 Advanced degree               1,496,415       7.7    1,242,410      83.0     854,555      57.1   $38,530         117.8
35 to 44 years                22,898,980     100.0   16,307,845      71.2  10,896,245      47.6   $29,520          90.2
 Not a high school graduate    2,295,025      10.0    1,054,030      45.9     609,095      26.5   $16,956          51.8
 High school graduate          6,315,320      27.6    4,378,635      69.3   2,928,520      46.4   $23,064          70.5
 Some college                  7,582,390      33.1    5,762,875      76.0   3,872,070      51.1   $29,133          89.0
 Bachelor degree               4,106,695      17.9    3,149,635      76.7   2,135,600      52.0   $40,072         122.5
 Advanced degree               1,877,600       8.2    1,559,710      83.1   1,088,740      58.0   $46,884         143.3
45 to 54 years                19,035,870     100.0   13,649,100      71.7   9,579,335      50.3   $30,960          94.6
 Not a high school graduate    2,002,880      10.5      864,575      43.2     525,375      26.2   $17,671          54.0
 High school graduate          5,421,835      28.5    3,687,130      68.0   2,570,370      47.4   $24,429          74.7
 Some college                  5,940,720      31.2    4,544,390      76.5   3,219,175      54.2   $30,534          93.3
 Bachelor degree               3,012,795      15.8    2,420,110      80.3   1,717,640      57.0   $39,939         122.1
 Advanced degree               2,095,910      11.0    1,822,870      87.0   1,337,865      63.8   $48,652         148.7
55 to 64 years                12,518,610     100.0    6,201,930      49.5   4,024,305      32.1   $28,360          86.7
 Not a high school graduate    2,168,575      17.3      657,085      30.3     378,780      17.5   $18,500          56.5
 High school graduate          4,300,780      34.4    2,054,955      47.8   1,316,505      30.6   $23,977          73.3
 Some college                  3,194,195      25.5    1,805,025      56.5   1,209,740      37.9   $29,926          91.5
 Bachelor degree               1,353,330      10.8      794,895      58.7     524,770      38.8   $39,175         119.7
 Advanced degree               1,026,400       8.2      701,945      68.4     477,515      46.5   $48,395         147.9

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                 9,992,220     100.0    1,487,750      14.9     505,905       5.1   $23,261          71.1
 Not a high school graduate    2,553,425      25.6      239,490       9.4      70,705       2.8   $15,887          48.6
 High school graduate          3,682,020      36.8      531,955      14.4     173,090       4.7   $21,101          64.5
 Some college                  1,999,805      20.0      381,195      19.1     136,605       6.8   $25,492          77.9
 Bachelor degree                 793,990       7.9      150,585      19.0      55,610       7.0   $32,040          97.9
 Advanced degree                 509,500       5.1      127,500      25.0      50,900      10.0   $41,850         127.9


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