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10 years is median job tenure for men and women ages 55-64



“Median tenure* for the oldest working males, those ages 55–64, declined from a peak of 15.3 years in 1983 to …10.7 years in 2012 where it held steady in 2014…Among females ages 55–64, median tenure increased from 7.8 years in 1963 to 10.2 years in 2014,” according to a 2015 EBRI analysis of CPS data. (p. 2)
*Employee tenure = the amount of time an individual has been with his or her current employer
        Copeland, C. (2015). Employee tenure trends, 1983–2014. EBRI Notes, 36(2), 2-13. Retrieved from this source.
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