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04/10/06
Curious How Age Plays a Role in Job Search?
Filed under: Job Search
Posted by: site admin @ 8:51 am

From the Wall Street Journal’s CareerJournal.com comes these interesting statistics about average lengths of job search linked to age and prior salary:

Age ……….. Prior Salary ….. Months to New Position

35-40            $83,450                     5.00

41-45          $123,461                      4.96

46-50          $125,161                      5.51

51-55          $115,100                      6.33

56-60            $96,444                      5.94

61+               $94,600                      6.13

Averages:   50.2 from $112,552 in 5.62 months

Credits:  http://www.careerjournal.com/myc/fifty/20060328-capell.html and Career Masters Institute

– Jan Melnik, MRW, CCM, CPRW, President, Absolute Advantage

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