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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Rhode Island: 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                   305,565     100.0      214,875      70.3     135,325      44.3   $28,070          85.8
 Not a high school graduate       36,150      11.8       15,555      43.0      10,325      28.6   $17,375          53.1
 High school graduate             82,450      27.0       55,595      67.4      35,375      42.9   $23,600          72.1
 Some college                     94,670      31.0       71,470      75.5      43,430      45.9   $27,804          85.0
 Bachelor degree                  54,220      17.7       42,590      78.6      26,880      49.6   $36,024         110.1
 Advanced degree                  29,350       9.6       24,820      84.6      16,010      54.5   $47,505         145.2

21 to 24 years                    27,800     100.0       19,000      68.3       8,105      29.1   $19,825          60.6
 Not a high school graduate        2,685       9.7        1,105      41.3         525      19.5   $15,793          48.3
 High school graduate              6,340      22.8        4,095      64.6       2,225      35.1   $17,005          52.0
 Some college                     12,575      45.2        9,005      71.6       3,155      25.1   $19,802          60.5
 Bachelor degree                   5,160      18.6        4,140      80.2       1,810      35.1   $23,438          71.6
 Advanced degree                     370       1.3          290      78.8         145      38.9   $18,935          57.9
25 to 34 years                    71,380     100.0       50,995      71.4      32,480      45.5   $26,770          81.8
 Not a high school graduate        7,235      10.1        2,970      41.0       1,850      25.6   $16,167          49.4
 High school graduate             17,140      24.0       11,170      65.2       6,825      39.8   $21,901          66.9
 Some college                     23,120      32.4       17,535      75.8      10,995      47.6   $25,689          78.5
 Bachelor degree                  15,740      22.1       12,975      82.4       8,800      55.9   $31,631          96.7
 Advanced degree                   6,160       8.6        5,290      85.9       3,390      55.1   $37,301         114.0
35 to 44 years                    87,625     100.0       64,535      73.6      40,480      46.2   $29,685          90.7
 Not a high school graduate        8,660       9.9        4,180      48.3       2,755      31.8   $17,062          52.1
 High school graduate             23,580      26.9       16,865      71.5      10,690      45.3   $23,618          72.2
 Some college                     28,185      32.2       22,020      78.1      13,530      48.0   $29,598          90.5
 Bachelor degree                  16,495      18.8       12,900      78.2       7,975      48.4   $40,187         122.8
 Advanced degree                   8,260       9.4        7,150      86.5       4,500      54.5   $50,245         153.6
45 to 54 years                    72,125     100.0       54,665      75.8      37,285      51.7   $31,297          95.7
 Not a high school graduate        8,070      11.2        3,860      47.9       2,755      34.2   $19,214          58.7
 High school graduate             19,990      27.7       14,805      74.1       9,785      48.9   $25,333          77.4
 Some college                     20,750      28.8       16,670      80.3      11,550      55.7   $31,020          94.8
 Bachelor degree                  11,825      16.4        9,665      81.8       6,555      55.5   $41,955         128.2
 Advanced degree                   9,680      13.4        8,530      88.1       5,820      60.1   $51,172         156.4
55 to 64 years                    46,630     100.0       25,680      55.1      16,980      36.4   $27,677          84.6
 Not a high school graduate        9,505      20.4        3,440      36.2       2,440      25.7   $17,925          54.8
 High school graduate             15,400      33.0        8,660      56.2       5,850      38.0   $25,687          78.5
 Some college                     10,035      21.5        6,240      62.2       4,200      41.9   $30,421          93.0
 Bachelor degree                   5,000      10.7        2,910      58.2       1,735      34.7   $39,881         121.9
 Advanced degree                   4,880      10.5        3,555      72.9       2,155      44.2   $51,349         157.0

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    40,490     100.0        6,265      15.5       2,075       5.1   $24,351          74.4
 Not a high school graduate       12,620      31.2        1,240       9.8         415       3.3   $14,764          45.1
 High school graduate             14,855      36.7        2,395      16.1         675       4.5   $21,891          66.9
 Some college                      6,040      14.9        1,330      22.1         500       8.3   $27,039          82.6
 Bachelor degree                   2,910       7.2          500      17.1         165       5.6   $30,461          93.1
 Advanced degree                   2,365       5.8          535      22.7         255      10.8   $50,408         154.1


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