TABLE 3.2

Changes in Employer and Occupational Tenure

 

Employer Tenure

Occupational Tenure

 

1983

1991

1983

1991

 

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

Mean

7.05

7.12

8.54

9.07

 

(.04)

(.04)

(.04)

(.04)

Median

4

4

5

6

Proportion in range

 

 

 

 

0–5

.54

.53

.45

.41

5–10

.19

.18

.21

.20

10–15

.11

.12

.13

.15

15–20

.06

.07

.07

.09

20+

.10

.10

.13

.14

Mean by age

 

 

 

 

16–24

1.70

1.54

2.09

1.94

 

(.02)

(.02)

(.02)

(.02)

25–34

3.97

4.12

5.10

5.51

 

(.03)

(.03)

(.03)

(.04)

35–44

7.29

7.55

9.00

9.74

 

(.06)

(.06)

(.06)

(.06)

45–54

11.60

11.27

13.57

13.90

 

(.10)

(.10)

(.1 1)

(.10)

55+

15.46

14.45

18.39

18.24

 

(.14)

(.16)

(.15)

(.17)

Median by age

 

 

 

 

16–24

1

1

2

1

25–34

3

3

4

5

35–44

5

5

8

9

45–54

10

10

12

13

55+

13

12

16

17

Estimates are computed from 1983 and 1991 CPS supplements. All estimates are weighted. Standard errors of means are reported in parentheses.



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