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Table H49. Average 1999 earnings of male and female 1992 public high school graduates who enrolled in postsecondary education by 2000 and were employed during 1999, by their postsecondary attainment in 2000, occupational credits earned in high school, and employment status in 1999: 2000
  Males   Females
    Highest postsecondary credential   Highest postsecondary credential
Student characteristic Total No post-
secondary
credential
Any
creden-
tial
Certi-
ficate
Asso-
ciate's
degree
Bach-
elor's
or higher
degree
Total No post-
secondary
credential
Any
creden-
tial
Certi-
ficate
Asso-
ciate's
degree
Bach-
elor's
or higher
degree
  All public high
    school graduates
$30,900$29,500$32,200$28,400$27,800$33,700 $24,300$20,900$25,800$17,000$22,300$27,500
Occupational credits
None31,20023,20037,30038,500 25,70020,90026,90027,400
0.011.99 credits29,30027,80031,10024,50032,300 25,00022,80025,60016,30022,20027,200
2.003.99 credits30,70029,50031,30026,20033,300 24,10020,00026,300 15,600! 23,70028,200
4.00 or more credits33,10032,80033,70031,10032,20035,100 22,30019,90024,10018,90021,80026,800
 
Employed full-time 32,60030,80034,30028,70030,50035,900 26,00022,30027,60020,30023,80028,800
Occupational credits
None32,80024,70039,10040,200 26,90022,20027,90028,400
0.011.99 credits31,10029,20033,40026,70034,700 26,80024,20027,70020,10023,30028,700
2.003.99 credits33,00031,50033,90029,80035,800 26,40021,80028,70020,70027,30029,500
4.00 or more credits33,90033,50034,60031,30033,90035,900 23,30020,90025,10019,30022,60028,200
 
Employed part-time 20,30020,50020,10018,50019,700 18,30016,40019,00018,10020,800
Occupational credits
None16,500 18,80019,70019,000
0.011.99 credits18,40016,20020,80020,900 18,80018,80018,70020,600
2.003.99 credits19,30021,40016,90017,400 17,50015,20018,50021,300
4.00 or more credits26,10026,80027,100 18,50014,60020,70021,700
! Interpret data with caution. Due to relatively large starndard errors, estimates are unstable.
‡ Reporting standards not met. Too few cases for a reliable estimate.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, The National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88/2000), "Fourth Follow-up, 2000."


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