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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Iowa: 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                 1,600,515     100.0    1,294,870      80.9     971,585      60.7   $29,792          91.1
 Not a high school graduate      112,550       7.0       66,285      58.9      43,020      38.2   $22,200          67.9
 High school graduate            535,300      33.4      419,055      78.3     319,500      59.7   $26,293          80.4
 Some college                    545,645      34.1      456,880      83.7     337,100      61.8   $28,511          87.1
 Bachelor degree                 269,170      16.8      235,430      87.5     182,685      67.9   $36,337         111.1
 Advanced degree                 105,020       6.6       94,315      89.8      73,080      69.6   $46,958         143.5

21 to 24 years                   156,355     100.0      121,940      78.0      61,025      39.0   $20,693          63.2
 Not a high school graduate       11,100       7.1        6,965      62.7       3,455      31.1   $17,742          54.2
 High school graduate             41,075      26.3       32,240      78.5      20,605      50.2   $20,288          62.0
 Some college                     77,535      49.6       61,020      78.7      27,270      35.2   $20,572          62.9
 Bachelor degree                  22,065      14.1       18,365      83.2       7,965      36.1   $24,005          73.4
 Advanced degree                   1,185       0.8          895      75.5         400      33.9   $23,462          71.7
25 to 34 years                   355,905     100.0      297,205      83.5     227,280      63.9   $27,237          83.3
 Not a high school graduate       23,385       6.6       14,270      61.0       8,945      38.2   $21,390          65.4
 High school graduate             95,530      26.8       76,830      80.4      58,540      61.3   $24,642          75.3
 Some college                    129,250      36.3      110,960      85.8      85,685      66.3   $26,405          80.7
 Bachelor degree                  80,970      22.8       72,335      89.3      58,375      72.1   $31,876          97.4
 Advanced degree                  19,040       5.3       17,155      90.1      11,670      61.3   $37,543         114.7
35 to 44 years                   442,755     100.0      379,725      85.8     298,340      67.4   $30,906          94.5
 Not a high school graduate       26,700       6.0       17,855      66.9      12,195      45.7   $22,796          69.7
 High school graduate            153,665      34.7      129,840      84.5     103,090      67.1   $27,139          83.0
 Some college                    152,365      34.4      133,900      87.9     105,125      69.0   $30,325          92.7
 Bachelor degree                  72,530      16.4       64,835      89.4      52,040      71.8   $39,411         120.5
 Advanced degree                  28,945       6.5       26,795      92.6      21,260      73.4   $46,878         143.3
45 to 54 years                   390,285     100.0      331,210      84.9     265,890      68.1   $32,689          99.9
 Not a high school graduate       21,790       5.6       13,385      61.4       9,390      43.1   $23,322          71.3
 High school graduate            132,095      33.8      108,545      82.2      86,440      65.4   $27,787          84.9
 Some college                    126,360      32.4      109,985      87.0      88,690      70.2   $31,745          97.0
 Bachelor degree                  66,650      17.1       60,370      90.6      49,800      74.7   $40,486         123.7
 Advanced degree                  36,080       9.2       33,835      93.8      27,690      76.7   $49,653         151.8
55 to 64 years                   255,220     100.0      164,785      64.6     119,055      46.6   $30,995          94.7
 Not a high school graduate       29,575      11.6       13,810      46.7       9,040      30.6   $24,420          74.6
 High school graduate            112,935      44.3       71,605      63.4      50,825      45.0   $27,190          83.1
 Some college                     60,135      23.6       41,015      68.2      30,330      50.4   $31,226          95.4
 Bachelor degree                  26,955      10.6       19,525      72.4      14,500      53.8   $40,459         123.7
 Advanced degree                  19,770       7.7       15,635      79.1      12,060      61.0   $50,823         155.3

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   209,415     100.0       50,195      24.0      16,990       8.1   $21,013          64.2
 Not a high school graduate       42,930      20.5        8,095      18.9       2,430       5.7   $15,523          47.4
 High school graduate             96,375      46.0       22,695      23.5       7,855       8.1   $19,072          58.3
 Some college                     38,280      18.3       10,160      26.5       3,105       8.1   $21,860          66.8
 Bachelor degree                  15,700       7.5        4,255      27.1       1,625      10.3   $33,632         102.8
 Advanced degree                  10,635       5.1        3,825      36.0       1,600      15.1   $50,167         153.3


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