Median Tenure With Current Employer was 4.2 Years per January 2018 Report

The median number of years that wage and salary workers had been with their current employer was 4.2 years in January 2018, unchanged from the median in January 2016. In January 2018, median employee tenure was 4.3 years for men and 4.0 years for women, both unchanged from January 2016.

Median employee tenure in January 2018 was higher among older workers than younger ones. For example, the median tenure of workers ages 55 to 64 (10.1 years) was more than three times that of workers ages 25 to 34 (2.8 years).