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Table 6. Hours of training per employee by selected employment characteristics, May-October 1995



Table 6.  Hours of training per employee by selected 
employment characteristics, May-October 1995


                                      Hours of Training
    Characteristic               Total   Formal      Informal

        Total
       All employed*            44.5       13.4        31.1


Usual hours worked

Under 35 hours                  12.5        4.8         7.7
35 hours or more                48.8       14.6        34.2

      Earnings       
                          
First quartile                  34.7        4.1        30.6
Second quartile                 42.1       11.6        30.5
Third quartile                  55.5       15.9        39.6
Fourth quartile                 43.9       22.8        21.1

      Occupation 

Managerial and                  26.7        4.3        22.4
administrative
Professional,                   61.1       22.3        38.7
paraprofessional, and
technical
Sales, clerical, and            33.3       10.2        23.2
administrative support
Service                         27.7        5.6        22.1
Production, construction,       53.7       15.2        38.5
operating, maintenance, and
material handling 
                                                 
      Tenure with current employer

Up to 2 years                   65.3        8.9        56.5
More than 2, up to 5            24.1        4.5        19.5
More than 5, up to 10           46.5       19.5        27.0
More than 10  years             41.6       21.1        20.5

Tenure in current occupation

Up to 2 years                   77.2       12.5        64.7
More than 2, up to 5            29.9        7.5        22.4
More than 5, up to 10           29.5        9.6        20.0
More than 10  years             43.8       19.4        24.4

      Tenure in current job   
                       
Up to 2 years                   62.1       13.2        48.9
More than 2, up to 5            24.9        4.6        20.3
More than 5, up to 10           36.9       22.6        14.4
More than 10  years             37.3       23.6        13.7

*Employees working in establishments of 50 or more
employees.

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