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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, 2nd quarter 2021 averages, not seasonally adjusted
Educational attainment First decile First quartile Median Third quartile Ninth decile

Less than a high school diploma

$380 $493 $620 $853 $1,182

High school graduates, no college

476 594 793 1,138 1,633

Some college or associate degree

519 661 915 1,312 1,880

Bachelor's degree and higher

705 971 1,438 2,197 3,274