Table 7. Employed workers with alternative and traditional work arrangements by school enrollment and educational attainment, May 2017

Table 7. Employed workers with alternative and traditional work arrangements by school enrollment and educational attainment, May 2017
(Percent distribution)
Characteristic Workers with alternative arrangements Workers with
traditional
arrangements
Independent
contractors
On-call workers Temporary help
agency workers
Workers
provided by
contract firms

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Total, 16 to 24 years (thousands)

373 370 220 67 18,018

Percent

100.0 100.0 100.0 - 100.0

Enrolled in school

22.6 39.8 14.0 - 38.5

Not enrolled in school

77.4 60.2 86.0 - 61.5

Less than a high school diploma

7.1 9.8 13.6 - 5.0

High school graduates, no college(1)

37.0 17.9 43.9 - 26.2

Some college or associate degree

22.0 24.6 17.6 - 18.7

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

11.3 7.9 11.0 - 11.5

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Total, 25 to 64 years (thousands)

8,741 1,926 1,031 761 112,582

Percent

100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

Less than a high school diploma

9.7 10.6 10.5 4.0 6.9

High school graduates, no college(1)

24.6 26.7 37.1 27.4 25.0

Some college or associate degree

26.8 28.8 26.0 25.4 27.0

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

38.9 33.9 26.3 43.1 41.1

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

NOTE: Workers with traditional arrangements are those who do not fall into any of the "alternative arrangements" categories. Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

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Last Modified Date: June 07, 2018