Purpose of choice of job among U.S. high school graduates 2012

High school graduates: Why did you take on your current job? (United States, 2012)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 1, 2012
Purpose of choice of job among U.S. high school graduates 2012 This statistic shows the results of a survey among high school graduates regarding the purpose of their current job in the United States in 2012. As of 2012, 40 percent of the high school graduates enrolled in college chose their current job as a way to save some money for school, wheras the majority of high school students not enrolled in college (50 percent) chose their job in order to pay their bills.
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High school graduates: Why did you take on your current job? (United States, 2012)

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High school graduates enrolled in collegeHigh school graduates not enrolled in college
Way to save money for school40%21%
Way to pay the bills28%50%
Way to earn spending money28%15%
Exploring a career option27%20%
A career position5%22%
High school graduates enrolled in collegeHigh school graduates not enrolled in college
Way to save money for school40%21%
Way to pay the bills28%50%
Way to earn spending money28%15%
Exploring a career option27%20%
A career position5%22%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Oct 1, 2012
This statistic shows the results of a survey among high school graduates regarding the purpose of their current job in the United States in 2012. As of 2012, 40 percent of the high school graduates enrolled in college chose their current job as a way to save some money for school, wheras the majority of high school students not enrolled in college (50 percent) chose their job in order to pay their bills.
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