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Table 10. Employed contingent workers by their preference for contingent or noncontingent work arrangements, May 2017

Table 10. Employed contingent workers by their preference for contingent or noncontingent work arrangements, May 2017
(Percent distribution)
Preference Contingent workers
Estimate 1 Estimate 2 Estimate 3

Total, 16 years and over (thousands)

1,958 2,511 5,858

Percent

100.0 100.0 100.0

Prefer noncontingent employment

62.5 58.8 55.1

Prefer contingent employment

29.9 31.8 32.8

It depends

7.0 8.5 9.5

Not available

0.6 0.9 2.6

NOTE: Noncontingent employment refers to work that does not fall into any estimate of "contingent" workers. Detail may not sum to totals due to rounding.

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Last Modified Date: November 02, 2020