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HRSWORK2_CPS8
Hours worked at other job(s) last week (CPS)

HRSWORK2_CPS8 is a three-digit numeric variable reported in hours.
999 = NIU (Not in Universe)

Description

HRSWORK2_CPS8 reports the number of hours the respondent actually worked at his/her second job(s) last week, if the respondent held more than one job.

Information on actual hours worked last week was also collected for the respondent's main job (see HRSWORK1_CPS8) and for all jobs combined (see HRSWORKT_CPS8).

Information on usual hours worked was also collected for the respondent's main job (see UHRSWORK1_CPS8), second job (see UHRSWORK2_CPS8) and for total hours worked at all jobs (see UHRSWORKT_CPS8).

HRSWORK2_CPS8 was drawn from the final CPS interview, conducted 2-5 months before the ATUS interview. Information on actual hours worked was not updated at the time of the ATUS interview.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across years.

Universe

  • Employed CPS household members with multiple jobs who were at work during the previous week.

Availability

  • 2003-2018

Flags

QHRSWORK2_CPS8