Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

Women in the Labor Force: A Databook (2010 Edition)

Table 17. Median usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers 25 years of age and over by educational attainment and sex, 2009 annual averages
Educational attainment and sex Total employed (in thousands) Median weekly earnings
Total, both sexes

Total

90,863 $774

Less than a high school diploma

7,289 454

High school graduate or more

83,574 816

High school graduates, no college

25,377 626

Some college or associate's degree

25,117 726

Some college, no degree

15,468 699

Associate's degree

9,648 761

Occupational program

4,340 750

Academic program

5,308 768

College graduates, total

33,080 1,137

Bachelor's degree

21,271 1,025

Master's degree

8,654 1,257

Professional degree

1,677 1,529

Doctoral degree

1,478 1,532
Women

Total

40,769 687

Less than a high school diploma

2,370 382

High school graduate or more

38,399 716

High school graduates, no college

10,619 542

Some college or associate's degree

12,181 630

Some college, no degree

7,287 608

Associate's degree

4,894 674

Occupational program

2,084 652

Academic program

2,810 693

College graduates, total

15,599 970

Bachelor's degree

10,017 891

Master's degree

4,362 1,126

Professional degree

667 1,269

Doctoral degree

554 1,243
Men

Total

50,094 873

Less than a high school diploma

4,919 500

High school graduate or more

45,175 926

High school graduates, no college

14,758 716

Some college or associate's degree

12,936 835

Some college, no degree

8,181 810

Associate's degree

4,754 878

Occupational program

2,256 860

Academic program

2,498 898

College graduates, total

17,481 1,327

Bachelor's degree

11,255 1,200

Master's degree

4,293 1,458

Professional degree

1,011 1,772

Doctoral degree

923 1,754

SOURCE: Current Population Survey, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Last Modified Date: March 16, 2011

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