Table 3. Employed contingent and noncontingent workers by school enrollment and educational attainment, May 2017

Table 3. Employed contingent and noncontingent workers by school enrollment and educational attainment, May 2017
(Percent distribution)
Characteristic Contingent workers Noncontingent
workers
Estimate 1 Estimate 2 Estimate 3

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Total, 16 to 24 years (thousands)

884 977 1,611 17,442

Percent

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Enrolled in school

60.1 59.2 61.6 35.7

Not enrolled in school

39.9 40.8 38.4 64.3

Less than a high school diploma

3.3 3.8 4.6 5.3

High school graduates, no college(1)

12.5 13.5 13.9 27.7

Some college or associate degree

15.3 14.9 11.5 19.5

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

8.9 8.6 8.3 11.7

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Total, 25 to 64 years (thousands)

1,034 1,472 3,908 121,129

Percent

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Less than a high school diploma

13.0 13.1 13.5 7.0

High school graduates, no college(1)

23.8 21.2 22.1 25.2

Some college or associate degree

23.4 24.5 20.9 27.2

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

39.8 41.2 43.5 40.6

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

NOTE: Noncontingent workers are those who do not fall into any estimate of "contingent" workers. Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding.

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Last Modified Date: June 07, 2018