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TABLE 1. Employment, Work Experience, and Earnings by Age and Education: Civilian Noninstitutional Population: Vermont: 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                   353,620     100.0      282,360      79.8     202,325      57.2   $30,199          92.3
 Not a high school graduate       25,745       7.3       14,650      56.9      10,205      39.6   $22,746          69.5
 High school graduate            113,480      32.1       88,620      78.1      66,560      58.7   $26,159          80.0
 Some college                     98,425      27.8       80,315      81.6      55,620      56.5   $29,386          89.8
 Bachelor degree                  70,190      19.8       59,695      85.1      41,730      59.5   $35,534         108.6
 Advanced degree                  38,235      10.8       33,915      88.7      24,430      63.9   $45,264         138.4

21 to 24 years                    28,800     100.0       20,765      72.1      10,475      36.4   $19,803          60.5
 Not a high school graduate        1,555       5.4          925      59.4         465      30.0   $18,087          55.3
 High school graduate              8,605      29.9        6,445      74.9       4,255      49.5   $18,933          57.9
 Some college                     12,575      43.7        8,580      68.2       3,600      28.6   $19,785          60.5
 Bachelor degree                   5,040      17.5        4,090      81.1       1,775      35.3   $21,790          66.6
 Advanced degree                     190       0.7          160      84.1          50      26.5   $18,333          56.0
25 to 34 years                    73,375     100.0       60,875      83.0      45,280      61.7   $26,607          81.3
 Not a high school graduate        4,315       5.9        2,795      64.7       1,860      43.0   $21,065          64.4
 High school graduate             23,650      32.2       19,070      80.6      14,875      62.9   $24,225          74.0
 Some college                     20,940      28.5       17,965      85.8      13,095      62.5   $26,743          81.7
 Bachelor degree                  17,580      24.0       15,195      86.4      11,265      64.1   $30,056          91.9
 Advanced degree                   5,380       7.3        4,785      88.9       3,375      62.8   $33,425         102.2
35 to 44 years                   101,500     100.0       86,080      84.8      63,715      62.8   $31,358          95.8
 Not a high school graduate        5,780       5.7        3,775      65.3       2,640      45.7   $23,386          71.5
 High school graduate             35,300      34.8       29,475      83.5      22,765      64.5   $27,155          83.0
 Some college                     28,545      28.1       24,830      87.0      18,145      63.6   $31,313          95.7
 Bachelor degree                  19,550      19.3       17,115      87.5      12,250      62.7   $37,734         115.3
 Advanced degree                  10,080       9.9        9,250      91.8       6,680      66.3   $45,467         139.0
45 to 54 years                    93,340     100.0       78,635      84.2      58,515      62.7   $34,054         104.1
 Not a high school graduate        6,125       6.6        3,485      56.9       2,705      44.1   $23,935          73.2
 High school graduate             27,180      29.1       22,055      81.1      16,790      61.8   $28,386          86.8
 Some college                     24,680      26.4       21,215      86.0      15,555      63.0   $31,922          97.6
 Bachelor degree                  19,475      20.9       17,390      89.3      12,590      64.7   $39,793         121.6
 Advanced degree                  14,255      15.3       13,290      93.2       9,905      69.5   $47,417         144.9
55 to 64 years                    56,600     100.0       36,005      63.6      24,340      43.0   $32,068          98.0
 Not a high school graduate        7,970      14.1        3,670      46.1       2,535      31.8   $24,672          75.4
 High school graduate             18,745      33.1       11,580      61.8       7,875      42.0   $27,956          85.4
 Some college                     11,685      20.6        7,725      66.1       5,220      44.7   $31,131          95.2
 Bachelor degree                   8,545      15.1        5,910      69.2       3,845      45.0   $40,567         124.0
 Advanced degree                   8,330      14.7        6,435      77.2       4,420      53.0   $47,844         146.2

ADDENDUM
65 to 74 years                    40,290     100.0        9,665      24.0       3,105       7.7   $23,435          71.6
 Not a high school graduate        9,730      24.1        1,630      16.8         520       5.4   $18,295          55.9
 High school graduate             13,530      33.6        2,900      21.4         875       6.5   $21,423          65.5
 Some college                      6,825      16.9        1,780      26.1         630       9.2   $22,652          69.2
 Bachelor degree                   4,950      12.3        1,505      30.5         455       9.2   $33,688         103.0
 Advanced degree                   4,090      10.2        1,580      38.7         515      12.5   $40,208         122.9


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