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Selected Charts on Young Worker Employment, Injuries and Illnesses

This graph shows the distribution of employed youth FTEs ages 16 - 17 by occupation in the United States for the time period 2011.

Distribution of Employed Youth FTEs (Ages 16-17) by Occupation, United States, 2011
This pie chart shows the distribution of full type equivalents (FTEs) for employed youth ages 16-17 years by occupation in 2011. Service jobs were the primary occupation for 45% of all youth employment. This was followed by sales and office occupations with 32% of youth employment. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics' Current Population Survey. NIOSH analyses using public microdata files.) 

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