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Growing Size and Importance of the Hourly Workforce

THE GROWING SIZE AND IMPORTANCE OF THE HOURLY WORKFORCE AND OF THE TO HALF 30 OF THE TOP IU FASTEST GROWING OCCUPATIONS ARE LOW-WAGE HOURLY JOBS. Customer Service Rep Food Industry Workers Personal and Home Care Aides Retail Office Home Health Aides Nursing Aides, Orderlies and Attendants Salesperson Clerk MOST POPULAR HOURLY JOBS (WITH HOURLY PAY AVERAGE) SALES REP $27.64 ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS $19.57 AUTO TECHNICIANS $17.54 CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES $14.93 CONSTRUCTION LABORER $14.88 Snagajob WHAT HOURLY WORKERS LIKE BEST ABOUT THEIR JOBS HOURLY WORKER HAPPINESS IN CONTRAST 25% OF CAREER HOURLY WORKERS ARE "FRUSTRATED." 37% ARE "HAPPY" 16% DESCRIBED THEMSELVES AS "FULFILLED" 130% their co-workers 121% the pay 1 20% the benefits 121% interaction with customers 8% other Snagajob THE TOP FIVE INDUSTRIES FOR HOURLY WORKERS 18% 16% 16% 10% retail service/customer service healthcare office/business restaurant/food service IF YOU WERE TO LAY ALL THE NATION'S HOURLY WORKERS FROM HEAD TO TOE, THEY'D WRAP AROUND THE EARTH THREE TIMES GROWING SIZE AND IMPORTANCE 4.9% Bureau of Labor Statistics HAVE MORE THAN ONE JOB 72.9 MILLION AMERICAN WORKERS AGE 16+ WERE PAID HOURLY WAGES, REPRESENTING 58.8% OF ALL VWAGE AND SALARY WORKERS 40% $10.90 THE AVERAGE HOURLY RATE FOR SUMMER WORKERS IS NEARLY 7% HIGHER THAN LAST YEAR $10.20 %2$ %$4 OF 18-29 YEAR OLDS SEE THEMSELVES AS A CAREER HOURLY WORKER. 44% 22% OF EMPLOYED AMERICANS HAVE CHANGED JOBS IN THE LAST YEAR, UP 4 POINTS FROM 2010. SAID IT WAS A PROACTIVE MOVE ON THEIR PART SEEKING A NEW OPPORTUNITY, UP 13 POINTS FROM THE PREVIOUS SURVEY (31%). Snagajob A NEW SURVEY RELEASED BY JOB PLACEMENT AGENCY SNAGAJOB SHOWED THAT A GOOD PORTION OF U.S. WORKERS WOULD OPT TO FILL THE SHOES OF THE MOST POWERFUL COUPLE IN THE FREE WORLD: PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA AND FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA. %24 NYTimes.com People Report IPSOS Public Affairs/Snagajob

Growing Size and Importance of the Hourly Workforce

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All hail the nation’s hourly workforce! Quite a formidable force they are. If you were to lay all the nation’s hourly workers from head to toe, they’d wrap around the earth three times. These ar...

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