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Table 7. Employed workers with alternative and traditional work arrangements by school enrollment and educational attainment, February 2005



     Table 7.  Employed workers with alternative and traditional work arrangements by school enrollment and
     educational attainment, February 2005
     
     (Percent distribution)
                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                   
                                                       Workers with alternative arrangements                          
                                                                                                        Workers with 
               Characteristic                                                                            traditional 
                                              Independent      On-call    Temporary help     Workers     arrangements 
                                              contractors      workers    agency workers   provided by                
                                                                                         contract firms               
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          
              SCHOOL ENROLLMENT                                                                                       
                                                                                                                      
         Total, 16 to 24 years                                                                                        
           (thousands).......................       445            488            235             95         17,249   
         Percent.............................     100.0          100.0          100.0          100.0          100.0   
                                                                                                                   
     Enrolled................................      26.6           41.4            4.7           13.0           44.1   
     Not enrolled............................      73.4           58.6           95.3           87.0           55.9   
         Less than a high school                                                                                   
           diploma...........................      10.5           14.9           21.6           38.8            8.9   
         High school graduates, no                                                                                 
           college (1).......................      30.9           26.4           30.9           30.4           24.2   
         Some college or associate                                                                                 
           degree............................      22.3           13.1           25.1           12.5           14.4   
         Bachelor's degree and higher (2)....       9.7            4.4           17.6            5.2            8.5   
                                                                                                                   
           EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT                                                                                  
                                                                                                                   
         Total, 25 to 64 years                                                                                     
           (thousands).......................     9,016          1,790            950            700        102,893   
         Percent.............................     100.0          100.0          100.0          100.0          100.0   
                                                                                                                   
     Less than a high school diploma.........       7.7           13.7           16.9           13.0            8.7   
     High school graduates, no college (1)...      27.6           27.8           29.5           19.9           29.8   
     Some college or associate degree........      29.1           28.8           32.4           30.5           28.3   
     Bachelor's degree and higher (2)........      35.6           29.7           21.2           36.6           33.2   

       1 Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
       2 Includes persons with a bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.
       NOTE:  Workers with traditional arrangements are those who do not fall into any of the "alternative
     arrangements" categories.  Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding.
     
     





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Last Modified Date: July 27, 2005
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