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The American Workplace

Multiple Jobs

In 2005, 5.3% of workers aged sixteen and older held multiple jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Employment and Earnings. The proportion of women holding more than one job (5.6%) was slightly higher than that of men (5.1%). Of women, those who were single (6.4%) and widowed, divorced, or separated (6.5%) were the most likely to have more than one job in 2005. Single men (4.7%), divorced, widowed, or separated men (4.8%), and married women (4.9%) were the least likely to have multiple jobs. (See Table 2.6.)

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