Sunday, March 25, 2012

The Five Oldest Occupations, 2011

The median age of all employed workers in 2011 was 42.1 years. But some workers are much older than others. Here is the median age of workers in the five occupations with the oldest median age...

59.8 years: Desktop publishers
58.6 years: Embalmers and funeral attendants
57.4 years: Buyers and purchasing agents, farm products
56.0 years: Mine shuttle car operators
55.9 years: Farmers and ranchers

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, unpublished table from the 2011 Current Population Survey

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