Number of Jobs, Labor Market Experience, and Earnings Growth: Results From A Longitudinal Survey
June 27, 2008
The average person born in the later years of the baby boom
held 10.8 jobs from ages 18 to 42, with most of these jobs
held from ages 18 to 27. Although job duration tends to be
longer the older a worker is when starting the job, they
continued to have large numbers of short-duration jobs as
they approached middle age.