Median annual earnings of full-time, full-year wage and salary workers ages 25 to 34, by sex, race/ethnicity, and highest level of educational attainment: 2010
1 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the figure.
NOTE: Estimates are for the entire population in the indicated age range, including persons in both households and group quarters. A household includes
all the persons who occupy a housing unit. A group quarters is a nontypical household-type living arrangement where people live or stay in a group living arrangement that is owned or managed by an entity or organization providing housing and/or services for the residents. Group quarters include such places as college residence halls, residential treatment centers, skilled nursing facilities, group homes, military barracks, correctional facilities, and workers' dormitories. Employment status refers to the full calendar week prior to the week when the respondent answered the questions. Full-year worker refers to those who were employed 50 or more weeks during the previous year; full-time worker refers to those who were usually employed 35 or more hours per week. High school completion includes a high school diploma or an equivalent credential, including a General Educational Development (GED) certificate. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Reporting standards for at least some data for Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander males and females, American Indian males and females, and Alaska Native males and females were not met; therefore, data for males and females in these racial groups are not shown in the figure. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, as defined here, include agriculture and natural resources, biology and biomedical sciences, computer and information sciences, engineering and engineering technologies, health professions and clinical sciences, mathematics and statistics, and physical sciences and science technologies.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS), 2010.