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Younger baby boomers (born 1957-1964) have held an average of 12 different jobs between ages 18-48


"People born in 1957-64, the latter part of the post-World War II "baby boom" generation, held an average of 11.7 jobs from age 18 to age 48.They held nearly half of them, 5.5 jobs, by the time they were age 24. They held an average of 2.9 jobs from age 25 to age 29. The average was 2.0 jobs from ages 30 to 34, 2.1 jobs from ages 35 to 39, and 2.4 jobs from ages 40 to 48. More than a quarter (27.7%) had held 15 jobs or more from age 18 to age 48," according to an analysis by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 
       
 
       

Bureau of Labor Statistics. (2015). Fifty years of looking at changes in people's lives : Spotlight on statistics. (p. 2-3). Washington DC: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov /spotlight/2015/

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