Free Special Resources
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Resources, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Cost Per Hire Calculator
This handy calculator lets you plug in your expenses for recruiting, benefits, salaries, and more.

Graphs automatically generate to show you your annual cost per hire and a breakdown of where you are spending the most money.

Download Now!
February 22, 2010
How Long Do Employees Stay on the Job?

Contrary to what you may have heard, employee tenure is about the same now as it has been for many years. In fact, says the Employee Benefit Research Institute (, job tenure has remained essentially the same for the last 25 years.

For a Limited Time receive a FREE Compensation Market Analysis Report! Find out how much you should be paying to attract and retain the best applicants and employees, with customized information for your industry, location, and job. Get Your Report Now!

The median tenure of workers--the midpoint of wage and salary workers' length of employment in their current job--was 5.1 years in 2008, compared to 5.0 years in 1983. The trend for male workers is down, from 5.9 years in 1983 to 5.2 years in 2008, but has increased for female workers. Women stayed an average of 4.2 years in the same job in 1983, compared to 4.9 years in 2008. Private sector works stayed level, at 3.9 years. Public sector employees experienced an increase, from 6.0 years in 1983 to 7.0 years in 2008.

Featured Free Resource:
Cost Per Hire Calculator
Twitter  Facebook  Linked In
Follow Us
Copyright © 2017 Business & Legal Resources. All rights reserved. 800-727-5257
This document was published on
Document URL: