Table 7. Long-tenured displaced workers (1) who lost full-time wage and salary jobs and were reemployed in January 2018 by industry of lost job and characteristics of new job

Table 7. Long-tenured displaced workers(1) who lost full-time wage and salary jobs and were reemployed in January 2018 by industry of lost job and characteristics of new job
(In thousands)
Industry and class of worker of lost job Reemployed in January 2018
Total Wage and salary workers Self-
employed
and
unpaid
family
workers
Part
time
Full time
Total(2) Earnings relative to those of lost job
20 percent
or more
below
Below, but
within 20
percent
Equal or
above, but
within 20
percent
20 percent
or more
above

Total who lost full-time wage and salary jobs(3)

1,755 185 1,430 326 259 340 278 139

Agriculture and related industries wage and salary workers

17 - 17 - 1 11 5 -

Nonagricultural industries wage and salary workers

1,720 185 1,395 321 258 325 264 139

Private nonagricultural wage and salary workers

1,655 174 1,346 303 248 317 253 135

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

50 4 37 18 9 1 7 9

Construction

100 - 84 24 13 15 8 16

Manufacturing

299 29 252 65 35 73 38 19

Durable goods manufacturing

206 14 179 44 24 57 29 14

Nondurable goods manufacturing

93 15 73 22 11 16 9 5

Wholesale and retail trade

286 37 228 32 36 55 39 21

Transportation and utilities

53 10 43 10 14 3 8 -

Information

45 1 36 12 2 1 15 8

Financial activities

138 9 124 18 32 40 18 5

Professional and business services

269 14 233 49 50 65 49 21

Education and health services

233 38 185 55 40 32 41 10

Leisure and hospitality

103 19 67 19 8 18 2 18

Other services

71 14 49 0 3 13 27 8

Government wage and salary workers

65 11 49 18 10 7 11 5

(1) Data refer to persons who had 3 or more years of tenure on a job they had lost or left between January 2015 and December 2017 because of plant or company closings or moves, insufficient work, or the abolishment of their positions or shifts.
(2) Includes persons who did not report earnings on lost job.
(3) Includes other industries, not shown separately.

NOTE: Dash represents or rounds to zero.

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Last Modified Date: August 28, 2018