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Table 5. Wage and salary workers who can adjust their schedule or location (1) at their main job by selected characteristics, 2011 annual averages

Table 5. Wage and salary workers who can adjust their schedule or location (1) at their main job by selected characteristics, 2011 annual averages
                                                                                                                                                    
                                           Wage and salary workers                      Percent of workers who can adjust their:                    
                                               (in thousands)                                                                                       
                                                                             Schedule                   Location             Schedule or Location   
          Characteristic                                                                                                                            
                                           Total     Men     Women    Total     Men     Women    Total     Men     Women    Total     Men     Women 
                                                                                                                                                    
                  Age                                                                                                                               
Total, 15 years and over................  139,058   73,430   65,628    53.1     52.5     53.8     22.1     23.3     20.7     55.9     55.6     56.3 
  15 to 24 years........................   20,880   10,535   10,346    62.6     59.8     65.6     16.0     16.6     15.3     65.4     61.4     69.4 
  25 to 34 years........................   30,901   16,712   14,189    55.3     53.1     57.9     23.8     24.0     23.6     57.9     56.0     60.2 
  35 to 44 years........................   28,954   15,939   13,015    51.8     51.2     52.5     25.0     25.0     24.9     55.4     55.6     55.0 
  45 to 54 years........................   31,566   16,297   15,268    49.0     49.0     49.1     23.5     25.7     21.2     51.7     51.8     51.5 
  55 to 64 years........................   21,254   11,264    9,990    48.9     51.9     45.6     20.4     23.0     17.6     51.5     55.0     47.6 
  65 years and over.....................    5,503    2,684    2,819    51.2     52.4     50.2     18.5     22.1     15.0     53.0     53.9     52.2 
                                                                                                                                                    
                Race (2)                                                                                                                            
 White..................................  116,125   62,571   53,554    53.7     53.3     54.1     22.3     23.8     20.6     56.6     56.5     56.7 
 Black or African American..............   15,204    6,809    8,395    47.9     41.2     53.4     18.2     17.5     18.8     49.8     43.2     55.2 
 Asian..................................    5,188    2,565    2,623    57.6     60.7     54.6     30.5     35.9     25.3     59.8     64.9     54.8 
                                                                                                                                                    
    Hispanic or Latino ethnicity (3)                                                                                                                
 Hispanic or Latino ethnicity...........   18,511   10,938    7,573    44.1     40.8     48.9     14.9     12.3     18.6     48.2     45.7     51.9 
 Nonhispanic............................  120,548   62,492   58,055    54.5     54.6     54.4     23.2     25.2     21.0     57.1     57.3     56.9 
                                                                                                                                                    
   Educational attainment (25 years                                                                                                                 
      and over)                                                                                                                                     
 Less than a high school diploma........    8,002    5,286    2,716    32.0     29.8     36.1     11.7     11.2     12.5     37.6     35.8     41.3 
 High school graduates, no college......   33,358   19,044   14,313    44.4     40.2     50.1     13.3     11.1     16.2     48.2     45.1     52.5 
 Some college or associate degree.......   30,886   15,043   15,843    53.8     52.6     55.0     18.8     18.8     18.8     55.8     54.6     56.9 
 Bachelor's degree and higher...........   45,932   23,522   22,410    58.3     64.3     52.0     35.3     41.9     28.4     60.5     66.5     54.2 
                                                                                                                                                    
       Parent of a household child                                                                                                                  
 Parent of a household child under                                                                                                                  
   18 years.............................   47,401   24,631   22,770    52.5     51.2     54.0     24.6     26.8     22.3     55.1     54.5     55.7 
   Parent of a child 13 to 17 (none                                                                                                                 
     younger)...........................    9,711    4,937    4,774    46.4     48.1     44.6     21.6     23.9     19.2     50.3     53.8     46.8 
   Parent of a child under 13..........    37,690   19,695   17,996    54.1     52.0     56.5     25.4     27.5     23.1     56.3     54.7     58.1 
 Not a parent of a household child                                                                                                                  
   under 18.............................   91,657   48,799   42,858    53.4     53.2     53.7     20.8     21.6     19.9     56.3     56.1     56.7 
                                                                                                                                                    
               Health (4)                                                                                                                           
 Excellent..............................   38,052   19,423   18,629    56.7     59.4     53.9     25.4     28.8     21.9     59.1     61.7     56.3 
 Very good..............................   52,725   28,664   24,061    56.1     55.3     57.1     24.4     25.4     23.2     58.3     57.6     59.1 
 Good...................................   38,054   20,092   17,962    48.7     45.1     52.6     17.2     17.6     16.8     52.7     49.7     56.1 
 Fair or poor...........................   10,227    5,252    4,975    40.8     40.0     41.6     16.0     13.7     18.4     43.8     44.0     43.6 
                                                                                                                                                    
               Occupation                                                                                                                           
 Management, business, and financial                                                                                                                
   operations...........................   21,246   12,324    8,922    64.7     65.5     63.5     38.6     39.5     37.3     67.1     68.2     65.5 
 Professional and related...............   32,140   13,599   18,540    51.3     59.9     45.1     28.4     36.7     22.3     53.5     62.7     46.7 
 Services...............................   24,004   10,660   13,343    55.5     55.5     55.4     12.3     12.4     12.2     58.7     58.6     58.7 
 Sales and related......................   14,042    6,857    7,185    68.5     68.2     68.7     27.2     32.5     22.2     71.1     69.2     72.8 
 Office and administrative support.......  18,929    5,166   13,762    55.7     59.4     54.3     17.1     18.1     16.8     57.0     60.4     55.7 
 Farming, fishing, and forestry.........      703      430      273     (7)      (7)      (7)      (7)      (7)      (7)      (7)      (7)      (7) 
 Construction and extraction............    6,878    6,629      249    31.1     30.9      (7)     14.8     15.1      (7)     38.7     37.2      (7) 
 Installation, maintenance, and repair..    4,972    4,819      153    44.1     43.2      (7)     13.0     11.9      (7)     45.5     44.7      (7) 
 Production.............................    7,688    5,661    2,027    35.5     34.0     39.8      8.7      7.2     12.8     40.4     39.3     43.2 
 Transportation and material moving.....    8,456    7,285    1,171    32.7     32.9      (7)     12.0     10.5      (7)     36.5     36.4      (7) 
                                                                                                                                                    
                Industry                                                                                                                            
 Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and                                                                                                                
   hunting..............................    1,251      981      270    55.2      (7)      (7)      17.2     (7)      (7)     58.1      (7)      (7) 
 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas                                                                                                                 
   extraction...........................    1,014      925       90     (7)      (7)      (7)      (7)      (7)      (7)      (7)      (7)      (7) 
 Construction...........................    8,684    7,924      760    33.5     30.9      (7)     20.4     18.0      (7)     38.1     34.6      (7) 
 Manufacturing..........................   14,272   10,735    3,537    48.1     47.6     49.7     20.9     19.3     25.5     52.1     52.0     52.5 
 Wholesale and retail trade.............   19,279   10,295    8,983    63.1     63.6     62.5     22.8     25.4     19.8     66.2     65.3     67.2 
 Transportation and utilities...........    7,411    5,633    1,778    34.3     30.5     46.1     14.1     11.3     23.2     38.2     34.7     49.2 
 Information............................    3,548    1,789    1,759    67.8     67.0     68.5     42.4     41.5     43.4     69.0     68.3     69.6 
 Financial activities...................    8,096    3,321    4,775    58.4     62.9     55.4     31.4     45.1     21.9     60.9     67.9     56.1 
 Professional and business services.....   15,433    9,814    5,619    61.2     60.9     61.9     36.8     38.8     33.2     65.1     64.8     65.6 
 Education and health services..........   34,912    9,458   25,453    44.6     48.2     43.2     16.6     19.5     15.5     46.5     50.9     44.9 
 Leisure and hospitality................   13,224    6,276    6,948    69.1     69.3     68.9     14.7     12.7     16.5     70.5     69.8     71.2 
 Other services.........................    5,066    2,269    2,797    58.6     53.9     62.4     25.5     23.8     26.8     60.9     54.9     65.8 
 Public administration..................    6,870    4,011    2,859    58.0     57.5     58.7     21.4     21.1     21.8     59.6     59.6     59.6 
                                                                                                                                                    
           Class of worker (5)                                                                                                                      
 Private sector.........................  111,092   59,928   51,164    54.9     52.4     57.9     22.6     22.9     22.2     58.0     55.6     60.8 
   Private, for profit..................  100,795   56,456   44,339    54.4     52.0     57.3     22.0     22.3     21.7     57.6     55.3     60.5 
   Private, not for profit..............   10,296    3,472    6,825    60.4     58.6     61.4     28.2     33.7     25.3     62.2     61.1     62.8 
 Public sector..........................   23,586   10,474   13,112    39.6     45.4     35.0     14.9     18.3     12.1     40.8     46.8     36.0 
   Federal government...................    3,878    2,404    1,473    49.5     49.0     50.4     20.6     20.9     20.3     52.7     53.3     51.7 
   State government.....................    8,627    3,587    5,039    45.4     53.0     40.0     20.1     29.3     13.4     46.3     54.0     40.8 
   Local government.....................   11,082    4,482    6,599    31.7     37.4     27.9      8.8      8.0      9.3     32.4     37.5     28.9 
                                                                                                                                                    
     Full- and part-time status                                                                                                                     
       (single jobholders only)                                                                                                                     
 Full-time workers......................   98,492   56,935   41,557    50.0     50.3     49.6     22.5     23.9     20.7     52.8     53.4     52.0 
 Part-time workers......................   27,743   10,021   17,722    63.0     62.3     63.4     19.2     17.5     20.2     65.7     64.9     66.2 
                                                                                                                                                    
     Earnings of full-time workers                                                                                                                  
      (single jobholders only) (6)                                                                                                                  
 $0 - $540..............................   24,229   11,941   12,287    43.9     41.9     45.8     11.7     11.6     11.8     47.2     45.1     49.3 
 $541 - $830............................   23,989   12,260   11,729    46.3     44.1     48.5     14.4     13.5     15.5     48.8     47.4     50.3 
 $831 - $1,230..........................   23,260   14,367    8,892    48.6     47.3     50.8     22.4     20.3     25.8     51.5     51.1     52.1 
 $1,231 and higher......................   24,195   16,243    7,952    58.1     60.0     54.1     39.3     41.5     34.7     60.2     62.1     56.4 
                                                                                                                                                    
   1 Data refer to workers who can adjust their schedule or location instead of taking leave or because they need to take time off from work.
   2 Estimates for the race groups (white, black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races.
   3 Persons of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity may be of any race.
   4 Health status was self-reported by individuals who participated in the survey.
   5 Class of worker estimates do not include self-employed incorporated workers.
   6 These values are based on usual weekly earnings.  Each earnings range represents approximately 25 percent of full-time wage and salary workers
(except self-employed incorporated workers) who held only one job.
   7 Estimate is suppressed because it does not meet the American Time Use Survey publication standards.
   NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, data refer to wage and salary workers age 15 years and over. Self-employed workers whose businesses are
incorporated are classified as wage and salary workers.



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Last Modified Date: August 16, 2012
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