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Table 5. Percent of employees who received training by selected employment characteristics



Table 5.  Percent of employees who received training by 
selected employment characteristics

			Received formal training
                                                   Received
     Characteristic      While with  Within the    informal
                           current     last 12     training
                          employer     months     while with
                                                    current
                                                   employer
   
      Total
        All employed*         84.4      69.8          95.8

      Usual hours worked

Under 35 hours                68.5      56.1          98.9
35 hours or more              86.6      71.6          95.4

      Earnings    
                             
First quartile                76.7      61.8          97.9
Second quartile               87.6      74.5          96.7
Third quartile                77.8      62.0          92.4
Fourth quartile               98.5      84.0          97.1

      Occupation 

Managerial and                87.1      80.2          89.6
administrative
Professional,                 95.3      84.8          93.4
paraprofessional, and
technical
Sales, clerical, and          89.3      72.5          97.6
administrative support
Service                       70.7      49.8          93.6
Production, construction,     80.0      66.3          98.4
operating, maintenance, and
material handling 
                                                 
      Tenure with current employer

Up to 2 years                 73.3       67.5          95.7
More than 2, up to 5          74.8       56.8          94.0
More than 5, up to 10         96.0       79.7          96.8
More than 10  years           94.0       75.3          96.9

     Tenure in current occupation

Up to 2 years                 81.3        73.4         99.2
More than 2, up to 5          87.3        68.4         91.3
More than 5, up to 10         84.1        68.9         98.5
More than 10  years           84.6        69.2         95.1

      Tenure in current job   
                       
Up to 2 years                 81.5        73.4         97.2
More than 2, up to 5          80.5        59.7         91.2
More than 5, up to 10         92.1        78.1         98.8
More than 10  years           94.2        66.5         97.7

*Employees working in establishments of 50 or more
employees.

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