Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey

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

Table 29. Median years of tenure with current employer for employed wage and salary workers by age and sex, selected years, 1996–2010
Age and sex February 1996 February 1998 February 2000 January 2002 January 2004 January 2006 January 2008 January 2010

Total, 16 years and over

3.8 3.6 3.5 3.7 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.4

16 to 17 years

0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.7

18 to 19 years

0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8 1.0

20 to 24 years

1.2 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.5

25 years and over

5.0 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.9 4.9 5.1 5.2

25 to 34 years

2.8 2.7 2.6 2.7 2.9 2.9 2.7 3.1

35 to 44 years

5.3 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.1

45 to 54 years

8.3 8.1 8.2 7.6 7.7 7.3 7.6 7.8

55 to 64 years

10.2 10.1 10.0 9.9 9.6 9.3 9.9 10.0

65 years and over

8.4 7.8 9.4 8.6 9.0 8.8 10.2 9.9

Women, 16 years and over

3.5 3.4 3.3 3.4 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.2

16 to 17 years

0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7

18 to 19 years

0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8 1.0

20 to 24 years

1.2 1.1 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.2 1.3 1.5

25 years and over

4.7 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.7 4.8 4.9 5.1

25 to 34 years

2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.8 2.8 2.6 3.0

35 to 44 years

4.8 4.5 4.3 4.2 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.9

45 to 54 years

7.0 7.2 7.3 6.5 6.4 6.7 7.0 7.1

55 to 64 years

10.0 9.6 9.9 9.6 9.2 9.2 9.8 9.7

65 years and over

8.4 8.7 9.7 9.4 9.6 9.5 9.9 10.1

Men, 16 years and over

4.0 3.8 3.8 3.9 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.6

16 to 17 years

0.6 0.6 0.6 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7

18 to 19 years

0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.8 1.0

20 to 24 years

1.2 1.2 1.2 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.6

25 years and over

5.3 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.1 5.0 5.2 5.3

25 to 34 years

3.0 2.8 2.7 2.8 3.0 2.9 2.8 3.2

35 to 44 years

6.1 5.5 5.3 5.0 5.2 5.1 5.2 5.3

45 to 54 years

10.1 9.4 9.5 9.1 9.6 8.1 8.2 8.5

55 to 64 years

10.5 11.2 10.2 10.2 9.8 9.5 10.1 10.4

65 years and over

8.3 7.1 9.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 10.4 9.7

SOURCE: 1996–2010 Displaced Worker supplements to the Current Population Survey, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Last Modified Date: March 16, 2011

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