Characteristics of Low-Wage Workers and Their Labor Market Experiences: Evidence from the Mid- to Late 1990s. Table E.3. Cumulative Exit Rates From Job Spells, By Wage Level and Gender

04/30/2004

Table E.3.
Cumulative Exit Rates From Job Spells, By Wage Level And Gender
(Percentages)
  Male Workers Female Workers
Wage Type at Start of Spell Wage Type at Start of Spell
Low-Wage Medium-Wage High-Wage Low-Wage Medium-Wage High-Wage
Job Spells of the Same Wage Type
Number of Months After Job Start
4 51 39 37 46 36 37
8 73 57 52 65 52 53
12 81 68 61 76 63 63
16 87 74 66 83 69 68
20 90 79 69 87 75 73
24 92 82 73 90 78 78
28 94 85 76 92 82 79
32 95 88 79 93 84 81
36 96 90 81 94 86 83
40 97 91 82 95 89 85
44 97 92 83 96 90 85
Job Spells of Any Wage Type
Number of Months After Job Start
4 39 25 21 39 22 21
8 59 40 33 56 36 34
12 68 51 41 66 46 43
16 74 58 47 72 52 48
20 78 63 50 77 58 55
24 81 67 55 80 62 59
28 83 69 59 82 66 62
32 85 73 62 84 70 66
36 86 75 64 86 72 69
40 88 77 64 87 75 71
44 89 77 68 89 80 73
Including Left-Censored Spells
4 38 24 20 37 21 21
8 57 39 32 54 35 33
12 65 49 40 64 45 42
16 72 56 45 71 51 47
20 77 60 49 75 56 54
24 80 64 54 79 60 59
28 82 67 57 82 65 63
32 84 70 60 83 67 66
36 86 73 62 85 71 69
40 88 75 64 87 73 71
44 89 77 67 88 75 73
48 90 78 68 89 76 74
52 to 104 97 90 83 97 89 88
105 to 156 98 94 90 98 94 93
157 to 208 99 96 93 99 96 95
208 to 260 100 97 95 100 98 96
Source: 1996 SIPP longitudinal files using the entry cohort sample. All figures are weighted using the longitudinal panel weight.

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