The Education Levels of Hourly Workers
The FRED Blog recently examined the data behind payroll employment. This broad term covers many types of employment, but the post specifically focused on workers who are paid an hourly rate. The largest proportion of workers paid an hourly rate have finished high school but don't have a college degree. The second largest proportion have finished some college but don't have a degree. There are many possible explanations for this: Consider those who want a job during their college years. They may want one with an hourly wage because it provides more flexibility to accommodate their school schedule. See the full post here.