September 29, 2008 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

Employees with 10 years or more of tenure with the same employer, 2008

The percentage of all wage and salary workers age 25 and over with 10 or more years of tenure with their current employer was 32 percent in January 2008.

Percent of employed wage and salary workers 25 years and over who had 10 years or more of tenure with their current employer, by age, 2008
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More than half of all workers age 55 and over were employed for at least 10 years with their current employer in January 2008. In comparison, only 10 percent of those age 30 to 34 had at least 10 years of tenure with their current employer.

These data are from the Current Population Survey. To learn more, see "Employee Tenure in 2008," (PDF) (HTML) news release USDL 08-1344.



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