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Table 12. Employed workers with alternative and traditional work arrangements by contingent and noncontingent employment, May 2017

Table 12. Employed workers with alternative and traditional work arrangements by contingent and noncontingent employment, May 2017
Arrangement Total
(thousands)
Percent distribution
Contingent workers Noncontingent
workers
Estimate 1 Estimate 2 Estimate 3

With alternative arrangements:

Independent contractors

10,614 - 3.2 3.2 96.8

On-call workers

2,579 7.7 7.8 21.1 78.9

Temporary help agency workers

1,356 16.8 22.9 42.0 58.0

Workers provided by contract firms

933 3.6 5.1 15.0 85.0

With traditional arrangements

137,853 1.0 1.1 3.1 96.9

- Not applicable. Excludes independent contractors and the self-employed (incorporated and unincorporated).
NOTE: Noncontingent workers are those who do not fall into any estimate of "contingent" workers. Workers with traditional arrangements are those who do not fall into any of the "alternative arrangements" categories.

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Last Modified Date: November 02, 2020