Median earnings of full-time, full-year workers age 25 and over adjusted for geographic cost differences, by locale, sex, and educational attainment: 2004
|Sex and educational attainment||Total||City||Suburban||Town||Rural|
|Less than high school diploma or equivalent||26,300||22,700||26,700||28,800||31,500|
|High school diploma or equivalent or higher||46,100||42,700||48,600||45,300||46,000|
|High school diploma or equivalent||35,600||31,000||36,700||36,700||39,400|
|Bachelor's degree or higher||65,300||59,600||67,400||59,700||67,200|
|Less than high school diploma or equivalent||19,600||17,700||20,000||19,700||22,200|
|High school diploma or equivalent or higher||33,800||33,800||35,300||31,700||32,600|
|High school diploma or equivalent||25,900||24,900||27,400||25,700||26,300|
|Bachelor's degree or higher||46,900||45,600||47,800||44,200||46,200|
NOTE: NCES's Comparable Wage Index (CWI) was used to adjust for geographic cost differences. For more details on the CWI, see A Comparable Wage Approach to Geographic Cost Adjustment (NCES 2006-321).
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2004, previously unpublished data.