Table 1. Median years of tenure with current employer for employed wage and salary workers by age and sex, selected years, 2002-2012

Table 1. Median years of tenure with current employer for employed wage and salary
workers by age and sex, selected years, 2002-2012
                                                                                     
         Age and sex             January  January  January  January  January  January
                                  2002     2004     2006     2008     2010     2012  
                                                                                     
                                                                                     
            TOTAL                                                                    
                                                                                     
      16 years and over.......     3.7      4.0      4.0      4.1      4.4      4.6  
16 to 17 years................      .7       .7       .6       .7       .7       .7  
18 to 19 years................      .8       .8       .7       .8      1.0       .8  
20 to 24 years................     1.2      1.3      1.3      1.3      1.5      1.3  
25 years and over.............     4.7      4.9      4.9      5.1      5.2      5.4  
  25 to 34 years..............     2.7      2.9      2.9      2.7      3.1      3.2  
  35 to 44 years..............     4.6      4.9      4.9      4.9      5.1      5.3  
  45 to 54 years..............     7.6      7.7      7.3      7.6      7.8      7.8  
  55 to 64 years..............     9.9      9.6      9.3      9.9     10.0     10.3  
  65 years and over...........     8.6      9.0      8.8     10.2      9.9     10.3  
                                                                                     
             Men                                                                     
                                                                                     
      16 years and over.......     3.9      4.1      4.1      4.2      4.6      4.7  
16 to 17 years................      .8       .7       .7       .7       .7       .6  
18 to 19 years................      .8       .8       .7       .8      1.0       .8  
20 to 24 years................     1.4      1.3      1.4      1.4      1.6      1.4  
25 years and over.............     4.9      5.1      5.0      5.2      5.3      5.5  
  25 to 34 years..............     2.8      3.0      2.9      2.8      3.2      3.2  
  35 to 44 years..............     5.0      5.2      5.1      5.2      5.3      5.4  
  45 to 54 years..............     9.1      9.6      8.1      8.2      8.5      8.5  
  55 to 64 years..............    10.2      9.8      9.5     10.1     10.4     10.7  
  65 years and over...........     8.1      8.2      8.3     10.4      9.7     10.2  
                                                                                     
            Women                                                                    
                                                                                     
      16 years and over.......     3.4      3.8      3.9      3.9      4.2      4.6  
16 to 17 years................      .7       .6       .6       .6       .7       .7  
18 to 19 years................      .8       .8       .7       .8      1.0       .8  
20 to 24 years................     1.1      1.3      1.2      1.3      1.5      1.3  
25 years and over.............     4.4      4.7      4.8      4.9      5.1      5.4  
  25 to 34 years..............     2.5      2.8      2.8      2.6      3.0      3.1  
  35 to 44 years..............     4.2      4.5      4.6      4.7      4.9      5.2  
  45 to 54 years..............     6.5      6.4      6.7      7.0      7.1      7.3  
  55 to 64 years..............     9.6      9.2      9.2      9.8      9.7     10.0  
  65 years and over...........     9.4      9.6      9.5      9.9     10.1     10.5  

   NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of
January data.



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