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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Virginia: 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                 4,065,655     100.0    3,101,310      76.3   2,374,830      58.4   $33,920         103.7
 Not a high school graduate      476,090      11.7      263,405      55.3     183,625      38.6   $21,927          67.0
 High school graduate          1,056,025      26.0      777,415      73.6     600,430      56.9   $26,605          81.3
 Some college                  1,162,395      28.6      914,520      78.7     690,275      59.4   $31,766          97.1
 Bachelor degree                 794,915      19.6      665,125      83.7     519,520      65.4   $44,455         135.9
 Advanced degree                 463,625      11.4      406,875      87.8     327,975      70.7   $61,253         187.2

21 to 24 years                   340,355     100.0      246,510      72.4     128,570      37.8   $20,732          63.4
 Not a high school graduate       34,880      10.2       20,610      59.1      11,230      32.2   $17,315          52.9
 High school graduate             95,060      27.9       71,165      74.9      45,585      48.0   $19,287          59.0
 Some college                    132,960      39.1       92,825      69.8      43,560      32.8   $20,447          62.5
 Bachelor degree                  61,020      17.9       50,660      83.0      22,325      36.6   $28,381          86.7
 Advanced degree                   4,580       1.3        3,555      77.6       1,315      28.7   $27,797          85.0
25 to 34 years                   961,430     100.0      771,975      80.3     592,710      61.6   $30,489          93.2
 Not a high school graduate       91,585       9.5       58,185      63.5      39,065      42.7   $20,852          63.7
 High school graduate            242,155      25.2      187,460      77.4     144,080      59.5   $24,833          75.9
 Some college                    272,165      28.3      223,445      82.1     170,370      62.6   $27,967          85.5
 Bachelor degree                 231,015      24.0      198,915      86.1     161,010      69.7   $38,168         116.7
 Advanced degree                  97,020      10.1       84,930      87.5      64,575      66.6   $46,022         140.7
35 to 44 years                 1,160,695     100.0      936,720      80.7     741,995      63.9   $35,841         109.5
 Not a high school graduate      114,565       9.9       72,460      63.2      51,880      45.3   $22,055          67.4
 High school graduate            311,500      26.8      245,760      78.9     196,105      63.0   $27,997          85.6
 Some college                    339,980      29.3      281,860      82.9     223,050      65.6   $34,049         104.1
 Bachelor degree                 233,090      20.1      197,665      84.8     159,155      68.3   $50,273         153.7
 Advanced degree                 128,965      11.1      116,075      90.0      94,740      73.5   $63,515         194.1
45 to 54 years                   978,585     100.0      778,985      79.6     633,715      64.8   $39,870         121.9
 Not a high school graduate      110,700      11.3       61,410      55.5      45,725      41.3   $23,415          71.6
 High school graduate            237,310      24.3      178,580      75.3     144,370      60.8   $29,430          90.0
 Some college                    273,960      28.0      226,090      82.5     184,305      67.3   $37,143         113.5
 Bachelor degree                 184,230      18.8      160,140      86.9     132,335      71.8   $50,904         155.6
 Advanced degree                 149,565      15.3      137,225      91.8     115,450      77.2   $66,442         203.1
55 to 64 years                   624,590     100.0      367,120      58.8     277,840      44.5   $38,497         117.7
 Not a high school graduate      124,360      19.9       50,740      40.8      35,730      28.7   $24,049          73.5
 High school graduate            170,005      27.2       94,450      55.6      70,285      41.3   $29,829          91.2
 Some college                    143,335      22.9       90,305      63.0      68,990      48.1   $37,089         113.4
 Bachelor degree                  85,565      13.7       57,750      67.5      44,700      52.2   $53,961         164.9
 Advanced degree                  83,495      13.4       65,090      78.0      51,900      62.2   $70,821         216.5

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                   428,020     100.0       86,395      20.2      36,480       8.5   $30,178          92.2
 Not a high school graduate      129,240      30.2       18,570      14.4       6,490       5.0   $17,363          53.1
 High school graduate            118,870      27.8       22,460      18.9       8,455       7.1   $22,615          69.1
 Some college                     80,190      18.7       18,275      22.8       7,995      10.0   $30,486          93.2
 Bachelor degree                  48,320      11.3       12,185      25.2       5,900      12.2   $46,238         141.3
 Advanced degree                  37,640       8.8       12,315      32.7       6,450      17.1   $66,917         204.5


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