average time spent at a job statistics

Average Time Spent / Tenure at a Job

Country Average Years of Tenure
Greece 13
Portugal 12.5
Belgium 12
Italy 11.5
France 11.5
Poland 11
Sweden 10.5
Germany 10.5
Norway 9.75
Czech Republic 9.5
Spain 9.25
Hungary 9
Canada 9
Denmark 8.75
Ireland 8.5
Britain 8.25
United States 4

Today it is not uncommon for people to bounce from one job to another. Whether it be for better pay or just a change in environment people no longer work for one employer their whole life like the days of old. The following table breaks down the average time people spend at a single job by country. What is the average amount of time spent at a job?

Statistic Verification
Source: Center for Health and Sciences
Research Date: September 13th, 2015

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