This graph shows mean and median income by educational level and gender from 1991-2013.
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The graph below compares average income of men with any educational background with men with less than a 9th grade education. To explore more, click on the graph to open in a new window.
All data taken from the United States Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. This data can be found at http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/income/data/historical/people/. Income values are in terms of actual US dollars at the time surveyed and in terms of 2013 US dollars. For men with Doctorate Degrees, the data are missing for 2007 and 2008 median income. These missing data are indicated with a value of zero. Data downloaded and compiled in 2014 by Erica Kwiatkowski. Graphing software written and designed by Emircan Uysaler and Kim Spasaro.