Average Weekly Hours for Mature Workers Almost the Same as for All Workers
"Across all occupations, the mean weekly hours of employment among workers of all ageswas 38 hours; only one hour more than the mean weekly hours of employment among mature workers," according to a 2012 analysis of data from the American Community Survey.
Fogg, N. P., & Harrington, P. E. (2012). Occupational profiles for the mature worker: Finding and using detailed information about occupations with the largest share of mature workers. Chicago: Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL). Retrieved from www.cael.org.