Career Learning for Adult Self-Sufficiency (CLASS)

BLS: Young adult employment varies by education

Posted by Maisha Meminger - On April 04, 2013 (EST)

At age 25, people with more education were more likely to be employed than people with less education. Among people who had completed a bachelor's degree or more education and were no longer enrolled in school, 91 percent were employed in civilian jobs during October when age 25. Another 2 percent were serving in the Armed Forces. In comparison, 60 percent of high school dropouts were employed in civilian jobs in the October they were age 25 and only 0.1 percent were in the Armed Forces.

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