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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: United States: 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                77,415,780     100.0   62,093,880      80.2  49,956,465      64.5   $37,912         115.9
 Not a high school graduate   10,194,110      13.2    6,357,310      62.4   4,439,910      43.6   $23,915          73.1
 High school graduate         21,480,345      27.7   16,858,905      78.5  13,723,445      63.9   $31,628          96.7
 Some college                 22,426,440      29.0   18,626,065      83.1  14,966,250      66.7   $37,681         115.2
 Bachelor degree              13,028,445      16.8   11,604,285      89.1   9,754,225      74.9   $51,176         156.4
 Advanced degree               7,318,670       9.5    6,597,295      90.1   5,535,795      75.6   $66,328         202.7

21 to 24 years                 7,084,670     100.0    5,236,240      73.9   2,859,565      40.4   $21,393          65.4
 Not a high school graduate    1,065,520      15.0      720,190      67.6     400,430      37.6   $17,170          52.5
 High school graduate          2,100,965      29.7    1,620,720      77.1   1,060,610      50.5   $21,078          64.4
 Some college                  2,727,750      38.5    1,988,890      72.9     965,345      35.4   $22,088          67.5
 Bachelor degree                 782,820      11.0      624,360      79.8     273,545      34.9   $30,258          92.5
 Advanced degree                  58,730       0.8       42,845      73.0      18,105      30.8   $30,618          93.6
25 to 34 years                18,877,295     100.0   15,859,345      84.0  12,558,600      66.5   $32,085          98.1
 Not a high school graduate    2,473,480      13.1    1,703,320      68.9   1,143,070      46.2   $21,470          65.6
 High school graduate          5,141,745      27.2    4,228,870      82.2   3,384,690      65.8   $28,262          86.4
 Some college                  5,428,675      28.8    4,751,415      87.5   3,841,370      70.8   $32,063          98.0
 Bachelor degree               3,697,935      19.6    3,384,050      91.5   2,821,070      76.3   $41,854         127.9
 Advanced degree               1,325,295       7.0    1,205,220      90.9     942,625      71.1   $50,888         155.5
35 to 44 years                21,937,065     100.0   18,660,455      85.1  15,780,305      71.9   $40,741         124.5
 Not a high school graduate    2,655,955      12.1    1,762,085      66.3   1,269,365      47.8   $25,345          77.5
 High school graduate          6,449,500      29.4    5,378,410      83.4   4,526,965      70.2   $34,002         103.9
 Some college                  6,204,030      28.3    5,485,075      88.4   4,720,110      76.1   $40,855         124.9
 Bachelor degree               3,705,685      16.9    3,464,650      93.5   3,078,295      83.1   $56,923         174.0
 Advanced degree               2,062,150       9.4    1,946,750      94.4   1,699,050      82.4   $69,764         213.2
45 to 54 years                18,083,470     100.0   15,026,280      83.1  12,833,125      71.0   $44,836         137.0
 Not a high school graduate    2,025,450      11.2    1,245,420      61.5     925,995      45.7   $26,687          81.6
 High school graduate          4,558,625      25.2    3,648,620      80.0   3,113,195      68.3   $36,634         112.0
 Some college                  5,314,885      29.4    4,553,150      85.7   3,924,825      73.8   $42,852         131.0
 Bachelor degree               3,254,920      18.0    2,970,960      91.3   2,625,200      80.7   $57,663         176.2
 Advanced degree               2,375,385      13.1    2,225,745      93.7   1,935,215      81.5   $71,239         217.7
55 to 64 years                11,433,275     100.0    7,311,555      63.9   5,924,870      51.8   $42,313         129.3
 Not a high school graduate    1,973,705      17.3      926,295      46.9     701,050      35.5   $27,980          85.5
 High school graduate          3,229,515      28.2    1,982,285      61.4   1,637,985      50.7   $36,519         111.6
 Some college                  2,751,100      24.1    1,847,535      67.2   1,514,595      55.1   $43,036         131.5
 Bachelor degree               1,587,080      13.9    1,160,270      73.1     956,110      60.2   $59,420         181.6
 Advanced degree               1,497,110      13.1    1,176,730      78.6     940,800      62.8   $70,990         217.0

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                 8,222,800     100.0    2,000,080      24.3     908,255      11.0   $32,718         100.0
 Not a high school graduate    2,128,545      25.9      356,055      16.7     145,170       6.8   $20,450          62.5
 High school graduate          2,299,435      28.0      512,300      22.3     223,120       9.7   $26,396          80.7
 Some college                  1,610,935      19.6      426,500      26.5     194,410      12.1   $32,524          99.4
 Bachelor degree               1,019,385      12.4      317,030      31.1     156,075      15.3   $49,109         150.1
 Advanced degree                 840,860      10.2      323,305      38.4     161,015      19.1   $65,264         199.5


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