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1998 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest

Table 380. -  Median annual income of year-round full-time workers 25 years old and over, by level of education completed and sex: 1989 to 1997
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         |        |   Elementary/secondary      |           College
         |        |_____________________________|_________________________________________________________________
 Sex and |        |  Less  |  9th to   |  High  |  Some   |         |         Bachelor's degree or higher\6\
  year   | Total  |  than  |12th grade,| school |college, |         |_____________________________________________
         |        |  9th   |  no di-   | gradu- |   no    |Associate|Total\5\| Bache- |Master's| Profes- |Doctor-
         |        | grade  | ploma\1\  | ate\2\ |degree\3\|degree\4\|        |lor's\6\|  \7\   |sional\7\| ate\7\
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    1    |   2    |   3    |     4     |   5    |    6    |    7    |   8    |   9    |   10   |   11    |   12
_________|________|________|___________|________|_________|_________|________|________|________|_________|________
         |                                 Current dollars
         |________________________________________________________________________________________________________
   Men   |        |        |           |        |         |         |        |        |        |         |
1989 ....|$30,465 |$17,555 |   $21,065 |$26,609 | $31,308 |     --- |$41,892 |$38,565 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1990 ....| 30,733 | 17,394 |    20,902 | 26,653 |  31,734 |     --- | 42,671 | 39,238 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1991 ....| 31,613 | 17,623 |    21,402 | 26,779 |  31,663 | $33,817 | 45,138 | 40,906 |$49,734 | $73,996 |$57,187
1992 ....| 32,057 | 17,294 |    21,274 | 27,280 |  32,103 |  33,433 | 45,802 | 41,355 | 49,973 |  76,220 | 57,418
1993 ....| 32,359 | 16,863 |    21,752 | 27,370 |  32,077 |  33,690 | 47,740 | 42,757 | 51,867 |  80,549 | 63,149
1994 ....| 33,440 | 17,532 |    22,048 | 28,037 |  32,279 |  35,794 | 49,228 | 43,663 | 53,500 |  75,009 | 61,921
1995 ....| 34,551 | 18,354 |    22,185 | 29,510 |  33,883 |  35,201 | 50,481 | 45,266 | 55,216 |  79,667 | 65,336
1996 ....| 35,622 | 17,962 |    22,717 | 30,709 |  34,845 |  37,131 | 51,436 | 45,846 | 60,508 |  85,963 | 71,227
1997 ....| 36,678 | 19,291 |    24,726 | 31,215 |  35,945 |  38,022 | 53,450 | 48,616 | 61,690 |  85,011 | 76,234
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  Women  |        |        |           |        |         |         |        |        |        |         |
1989 ....| 20,570 | 12,188 |    13,923 | 17,528 |  21,631 |     --- | 28,799 | 26,709 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1990 ....| 21,372 | 12,251 |    14,429 | 18,319 |  22,227 |     --- | 30,377 | 28,017 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1991 ....| 22,043 | 12,066 |    14,455 | 18,836 |  22,143 |  25,000 | 31,310 | 29,079 | 34,949 |  46,742 | 43,303
1992 ....| 23,139 | 12,958 |    14,559 | 19,427 |  23,157 |  25,624 | 32,304 | 30,326 | 36,037 |  46,257 | 45,790
1993 ....| 23,629 | 12,415 |    15,386 | 19,963 |  23,056 |  25,883 | 34,307 | 31,197 | 38,612 |  50,211 | 47,248
1994 ....| 24,399 | 12,430 |    15,133 | 20,373 |  23,514 |  25,940 | 35,378 | 31,741 | 39,457 |  50,615 | 51,119
1995 ....| 24,875 | 13,577 |    15,825 | 20,463 |  23,997 |  27,311 | 35,259 | 32,051 | 40,263 |  50,000 | 48,141
1996 ....| 25,808 | 14,414 |    16,953 | 21,175 |  25,167 |  28,083 | 36,461 | 33,525 | 41,901 |  57,624 | 56,267
1997 ....| 26,974 | 14,161 |    16,697 | 22,067 |  26,335 |  28,812 | 38,038 | 35,379 | 44,949 |  61,051 | 53,037
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         |                                 Constant 1997 dollars
         |________________________________________________________________________________________________________
   Men   |        |        |           |        |         |         |        |        |        |         |
1989 ....|$39,433 |$22,722 |   $27,266 |$34,441 | $40,524 |     --- |$54,223 |$49,917 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1990 ....| 37,740 | 21,360 |    25,668 | 32,730 |  38,969 |     --- | 52,400 | 48,184 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1991 ....| 37,253 | 20,767 |    25,220 | 31,557 |  37,312 | $39,850 | 53,191 | 48,204 |$58,607 | $87,198 |$67,390
1992 ....| 36,672 | 19,784 |    24,337 | 31,208 |  36,725 |  38,247 | 52,396 | 47,309 | 57,168 |  87,194 | 65,685
1993 ....| 35,942 | 18,730 |    24,161 | 30,401 |  35,629 |  37,420 | 53,026 | 47,491 | 57,610 |  89,468 | 70,141
1994 ....| 36,215 | 18,987 |    23,878 | 30,364 |  34,958 |  38,765 | 53,314 | 47,287 | 57,940 |  81,234 | 67,060
1995 ....| 36,387 | 19,330 |    23,364 | 31,078 |  35,684 |  37,072 | 53,164 | 47,672 | 58,151 |  83,901 | 68,809
1996 ....| 36,439 | 18,374 |    23,238 | 31,414 |  35,645 |  37,983 | 52,616 | 46,898 | 61,896 |  87,935 | 72,861
1997 ....| 36,678 | 19,291 |    24,726 | 31,215 |  35,945 |  38,022 | 53,450 | 48,616 | 61,690 |  85,011 | 76,234
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  Women  |        |        |           |        |         |         |        |        |        |         |
1989 ....| 26,625 | 15,776 |    18,021 | 22,687 |  27,998 |     --- | 37,276 | 34,571 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1990 ....| 26,245 | 15,044 |    17,719 | 22,496 |  27,295 |     --- | 37,303 | 34,405 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1991 ....| 25,976 | 14,219 |    17,034 | 22,197 |  26,094 |  29,460 | 36,896 | 34,267 | 41,184 |  55,081 | 51,029
1992 ....| 26,470 | 14,824 |    16,655 | 22,224 |  26,491 |  29,313 | 36,955 | 34,692 | 41,226 |  52,917 | 52,383
1993 ....| 26,245 | 13,790 |    17,090 | 22,173 |  25,609 |  28,749 | 38,106 | 34,651 | 42,887 |  55,771 | 52,480
1994 ....| 26,424 | 13,462 |    16,389 | 22,064 |  25,466 |  28,093 | 38,314 | 34,375 | 42,732 |  54,816 | 55,362
1995 ....| 26,197 | 14,299 |    16,666 | 21,551 |  25,272 |  28,763 | 37,133 | 33,754 | 42,403 |  52,657 | 50,700
1996 ....| 26,400 | 14,745 |    17,342 | 21,661 |  25,744 |  28,727 | 37,298 | 34,294 | 42,862 |  58,946 | 57,558
1997 ....| 26,974 | 14,161 |    16,697 | 22,067 |  26,335 |  28,812 | 38,038 | 35,379 | 44,949 |  61,051 | 53,037
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         |                                 Number with income (in thousands)
         |________________________________________________________________________________________________________
   Men   |        |        |           |        |         |         |        |        |        |         |
1989 ....| 44,596 |  2,425 |     3,312 | 16,392 |   9,028 |     --- | 13,439 |  7,473 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1990 ....| 44,406 |  2,250 |     3,315 | 16,394 |   9,113 |     --- | 13,334 |  7,569 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1991 ....| 44,199 |  1,807 |     3,083 | 15,025 |   8,034 |   2,899 | 13,350 |  8,456 |  3,073 |   1,147 |    674
1992 ....| 44,752 |  1,815 |     3,009 | 14,722 |   8,067 |   3,203 | 13,937 |  8,719 |  3,178 |   1,295 |    745
1993 ....| 45,873 |  1,790 |     3,083 | 14,604 |   8,493 |   3,557 | 14,346 |  9,178 |  3,131 |   1,231 |    808
1994 ....| 47,566 |  1,895 |     3,057 | 15,109 |   8,783 |   3,735 | 14,987 |  9,636 |  3,225 |   1,258 |    868
1995 ....| 48,500 |  1,946 |     3,335 | 15,331 |   8,908 |   3,926 | 15,054 |  9,597 |  3,395 |   1,208 |    853
1996 ....| 49,764 |  2,041 |     3,441 | 15,840 |   9,173 |   3,931 | 15,339 |  9,898 |  3,272 |   1,277 |    893
1997 ....| 50,807 |  1,914 |     3,548 | 16,225 |   9,170 |   4,086 | 15,864 | 10,349 |  3,228 |   1,321 |    966
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  Women  |        |        |           |        |         |         |        |        |        |         |
1989 ....| 28,056 |    906 |     1,830 | 11,785 |   6,217 |     --- |  7,318 |  4,465 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1990 ....| 28,636 |    847 |     1,861 | 11,810 |   6,462 |     --- |  7,655 |  4,704 |    --- |     --- |    ---
1991 ....| 29,474 |    733 |     1,819 | 10,959 |   5,633 |   2,523 |  7,807 |  5,263 |  2,025 |     312 |    206
1992 ....| 30,346 |    734 |     1,659 | 11,039 |   5,904 |   2,655 |  8,355 |  5,604 |  2,192 |     334 |    225
1993 ....| 30,683 |    765 |     1,576 | 10,513 |   6,279 |   3,067 |  8,483 |  5,735 |  2,166 |     323 |    260
1994 ....| 31,379 |    696 |     1,675 | 10,785 |   6,256 |   3,210 |  8,756 |  5,901 |  2,174 |     398 |    283
1995 ....| 32,673 |    774 |     1,763 | 11,064 |   6,329 |   3,336 |  9,406 |  6,434 |  2,268 |     421 |    283
1996 ....| 33,549 |    750 |     1,751 | 11,363 |   6,582 |   3,468 |  9,636 |  6,689 |  2,213 |     413 |    322
1997 ....| 34,624 |    791 |     1,765 | 11,475 |   6,628 |   3,538 | 10,427 |  7,173 |  2,448 |     488 |    318
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\1\Includes 1 to 3 years high school for 1989 and 1990.
\2\Includes 4 years of high school for 1989 and 1990, and equivalency certificates for the other years.
\3\Includes 1 to 3 years of college and associate degrees for 1989 and 1990.
\4\Not reported separately for 1989 and 1990.
\5\Includes 4 or more years of college for 1989 and 1990.
\6\Includes 4 years of college for 1989 and 1990.
\7\Data not collected in 1989 and 1990.
---Data not available or not applicable.

NOTE.--Data for 1992 and later years are based on 1990 Census counts. Due to rounding, numbers may not add to totals.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, Series P-60, "Money Income of Households, Families, and Persons in the United States," "Income, Poverty, and Valuation of Noncash Benefits," various years, "Money Income in the United States: 1995," P60-193, and "Money Income in the United States: 1997" P60-200. (This table was prepared October 1998.)


1998 Tables and Figures All Years of Tables and Figures Most Recent Full Issue of the Digest