U.S. Millennials - work appeal, by type, 2012

The statistic shows how appealing certain types of work are to millennials. 20 percent of millennials surveyed stated that working with people ot solve problems was extremely appealing to them, whereas 12 percent considered it to be somewhat appealing.

How appealing, if at all, are each of the following types of work to you personally?

Resources Extremely appealingVery appealingFairly appealingSomewhat appealingNot at all appealing
Working with people to solve problems20%29%32%12%7%
Helping build a strong economy19%22%29%20%10%
Using computers and other technology to make better decision21%25%26%17%10%
Helping someone feel better when they are in pain21%24%23%19%13%
Analzying risks and recommending ways for companies to overcome them15%17%29%19%19%
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Release date

February 2012


United States

Survey time period

Februrary 2012

Number of respondents

n = 634

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

The question posed 'When considering a job that you would want, what are the 3 most important attributes which you considers? (Please select up to 3 responses).

Millennial generation = 643
Students = 224; Note that students are a sub-set of millennials.

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