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Quartiles and selected deciles of usual weekly earnings by educational attainment

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Quartiles and selected deciles of usual weekly earnings of full-time wage and salary workers 25 years and over by educational attainment, 1st quarter 2023 averages, not seasonally adjusted
Educational attainment First decile First quartile Median Third quartile Ninth decile

Less than a high school diploma

$426 $548 $682 $912 $1,248

High school graduates, no college

527 663 884 1,218 1,753

Some college or associate degree

579 726 995 1,420 2,009

Bachelor's degree and higher

759 1,082 1,621 2,475 3,673