Data Bank Focus: Work at Home

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October 10, 2011

For 24 percent of U.S. workers, going to work often means doing their jobs from home at least part of the day—a rate that is roughly the same for men and women. The higher the education level of the worker, the more likely they are to have a job that allows them to work at home. And managers and people who listed their occupation as "professional" or related were the most likely to work from home.