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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Washington: 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                 3,391,405     100.0    2,532,290      74.7   1,735,245      51.2   $36,662         112.1
 Not a high school graduate      278,530       8.2      149,300      53.6      81,375      29.2   $22,852          69.8
 High school graduate            803,325      23.7      563,420      70.1     385,465      48.0   $30,628          93.6
 Some college                  1,253,685      37.0      955,255      76.2     649,380      51.8   $34,918         106.7
 Bachelor degree                 652,845      19.2      537,230      82.3     384,725      58.9   $45,367         138.7
 Advanced degree                 307,405       9.1      265,255      86.3     194,560      63.3   $52,188         159.5

21 to 24 years                   290,115     100.0      208,580      71.9      96,230      33.2   $21,364          65.3
 Not a high school graduate       33,980      11.7       19,625      57.8       8,675      25.5   $17,729          54.2
 High school graduate             80,320      27.7       57,930      72.1      32,690      40.7   $20,743          63.4
 Some college                    126,890      43.7       91,960      72.5      39,245      30.9   $21,403          65.4
 Bachelor degree                  35,265      12.2       29,645      84.1      11,245      31.9   $26,691          81.6
 Advanced degree                   2,310       0.8        1,785      77.2         660      28.5   $30,162          92.2
25 to 34 years                   809,400     100.0      625,200      77.2     423,030      52.3   $31,844          97.3
 Not a high school graduate       75,660       9.3       43,505      57.5      22,515      29.8   $21,338          65.2
 High school graduate            186,505      23.0      136,895      73.4      92,385      49.5   $27,903          85.3
 Some college                    283,520      35.0      222,900      78.6     150,435      53.1   $30,783          94.1
 Bachelor degree                 182,965      22.6      155,855      85.2     112,980      61.7   $38,560         117.9
 Advanced degree                  55,845       6.9       49,045      87.8      34,055      61.0   $41,301         126.2
35 to 44 years                   966,115     100.0      760,885      78.8     536,985      55.6   $39,494         120.7
 Not a high school graduate       73,580       7.6       43,550      59.2      24,735      33.6   $25,068          76.6
 High school graduate            235,575      24.4      178,700      75.9     124,910      53.0   $32,459          99.2
 Some college                    354,995      36.7      285,380      80.4     201,350      56.7   $37,146         113.5
 Bachelor degree                 188,660      19.5      157,980      83.7     116,900      62.0   $50,241         153.6
 Advanced degree                  85,475       8.8       76,090      89.0      56,290      65.9   $54,666         167.1
45 to 54 years                   835,590     100.0      659,135      78.9     485,010      58.0   $41,434         126.6
 Not a high school graduate       47,855       5.7       25,160      52.6      14,945      31.2   $24,641          75.3
 High school graduate            172,005      20.6      124,960      72.6      90,220      52.5   $33,880         103.6
 Some college                    325,290      38.9      258,755      79.5     190,805      58.7   $38,460         117.6
 Bachelor degree                 167,000      20.0      142,865      85.5     107,535      64.4   $49,916         152.6
 Advanced degree                 105,825      12.7       95,760      90.5      73,350      69.3   $55,527         169.7
55 to 64 years                   490,185     100.0      278,495      56.8     193,995      39.6   $40,211         122.9
 Not a high school graduate       47,455       9.7       17,455      36.8      10,505      22.1   $28,106          85.9
 High school graduate            128,920      26.3       64,935      50.4      45,260      35.1   $32,411          99.1
 Some college                    162,990      33.3       96,260      59.1      67,545      41.4   $37,596         114.9
 Bachelor degree                  78,950      16.1       50,890      64.5      36,070      45.7   $49,489         151.3
 Advanced degree                  57,945      11.8       42,575      73.5      30,205      52.1   $54,532         166.7

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   334,015     100.0       55,210      16.5      20,885       6.3   $30,799          94.1
 Not a high school graduate       54,270      16.2        5,760      10.6       2,080       3.8   $19,611          59.9
 High school graduate            102,025      30.5       14,130      13.8       5,015       4.9   $27,779          84.9
 Some college                     89,720      26.9       16,215      18.1       6,250       7.0   $29,265          89.4
 Bachelor degree                  45,670      13.7        9,645      21.1       3,900       8.5   $39,104         119.5
 Advanced degree                  29,005       8.7        7,865      27.1       3,090      10.6   $47,247         144.4




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