Table 13. Employed persons with temporary jobs by age, sex, educational attainment, and disability status, May 2012

Table 13. Employed persons with temporary jobs by age, sex, educational attainment, and disability status, May 2012
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Total
employed
Temporary job
Number Percent of
total
employed

TOTAL

Total, 16 years and over

143,144 6,312 4.4

16 to 64 years

136,280 5,948 4.4

65 years and over

6,863 365 5.3

Men

75,931 3,405 4.5

Women

67,212 2,908 4.3

Total, 25 years and over

125,418 4,549 3.6

Less than a high school diploma

10,269 742 7.2

High school graduates, no college(1)

33,807 1,063 3.1

Some college or associate degree

34,398 997 2.9

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

46,943 1,747 3.7

Persons with a disability

Total, 16 years and over

5,162 297 5.8

16 to 64 years

4,350 250 5.7

65 years and over

812 47 5.8

Men

2,775 164 5.9

Women

2,387 133 5.6

Total, 25 years and over

4,829 256 5.3

Less than a high school diploma

576 55 9.5

High school graduates, no college(1)

1,564 75 4.8

Some college or associate degree

1,547 66 4.3

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

1,142 60 5.3

Persons with no disability

Total, 16 years and over

137,982 6,015 4.4

16 to 64 years

131,930 5,698 4.3

65 years and over

6,052 317 5.2

Men

73,156 3,241 4.4

Women

64,826 2,775 4.3

Total, 25 years and over

120,588 4,293 3.6

Less than a high school diploma

9,693 687 7.1

High school graduates, no college(1)

32,243 988 3.1

Some college or associate degree

32,851 931 2.8

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

45,801 1,687 3.7

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: A temporary job is one that lasts only for a limited time or until the completion of a project.

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Last Modified Date: April 24, 2013