This graph shows median hourly personal income levels by education and gender in the United States since 1973.
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This compares female high school graduates with females with less than a high school education. To see more, click on the graph to open in a new window.
Data taken from tables 4.14 to 4.16 in the 12th edition of The State of Working America. See table notes here. Income values are in terms of 2012 dollars. Data were downloaded and compiled by Pat Maher. Data updated in 2014 by Harry Maher. Graphing software written and designed by Emircan Uysaler and Kim Spasaro.