EM1S3 D1 During the past year (since June 2010) have you had a steady job (at least once a week) for pay outside your own home? Include all paid jobs, such as jobs done for neighbors, like babysitting and yard work, and in businesses or other organizations.
D2 Complete the following chart for all the jobs you have had outside your own home. Include current employment.
EM2S3 D3 Are you currently employed in a steady job (at least once a week) for pay? (Include jobs like babysitting and yard work. Jobs can be for other families and businesses or other organizations.)
1 No, but I am looking for a job
2 No, and I am NOT looking for a job
3 Yes, I have a job
EM3S3 D4 How many different employers do you work for?
D5 What days of the week, and what hours each day, do you usually work? (Please enter start and end times for the days you work, and circle AM or PM after Start or End time.)
Usual Start Time
Usual End Time
EM6S3 D6 Are you now working in
1 One or more homes (babysitting, yard work, snow shoveling)
2 Business or Industry
3 Another setting
D7 Why did you seek your current job? (Circle all that apply.)
0 Not checked
EM5AS3 To buy things
EM5BS3 To save for my future education
EM5CS3 To save for other purposes
EM5DS3 For the experience of working
EM5ES3 To learn new skills
EM5FS3 My friends work
EM5GS3 My parents wanted me to work
EM5HS3 To get out of the house
D8 How did you find out about your current job? (Circle all that apply)
0 Not checked
EM7BS3 Other relatives
EM7CS3 A friend
EM7DS3 A neighbor
EM7ES3 An adult from school (teacher, counselor, etc.)
EM7FS3 Saw an advertisement
EM7GS3 I asked if there were any job openings
EM7HS3 My employer told me about it
EM7IS3 The Internet
EM7MS3 None of the options checked
EM12S3 D9 Do you think you can stay on your present job as long as you like?
1 Yes, I can definitely keep this job as long as I want
2 I probably can keep this job as long as I want
3 No, I could be laid off at any time
D10 How much money did you earned during the past two weeks?
INC1HS3 High figure
INC1LS3 Low figure
EM9S3 D11 Would you consider your pay "good pay" for the work you do?
1 Yes, definitely
2 Yes, it is pretty good
3 I am not sure
4 No, the pay is not good
D12 How many workers do you supervise on your job?
EM11LS3 Low figure
EM11HS3 High figure
EM13S3 D13 Do you have to think of new ways of doing things or solving problems on your job?
1 Almost always
EM15S3 D14 Overall, how much freedom do you have to make important decisions about what you do at work and how you do it?
1 Complete freedom
2 A great deal of freedom
3 A fair amount of freedom
4 Some, but not much freedom
5 Almost none at all
How much has your job helped you to develop the following abilities?
1 Not at all
2 A little
4 A great deal
EM22AS3 D15 To follow directions
EM22BS3 D16 To get along with people
EM22CS3 D17 To be on time
EM22DS3 D18 To take responsibility for your work
EM22ES3 D19 To manage your money
EM23S3 D20 Do you think things you are learning in your job will be useful to you in your later life?
1 Extremely useful
2 Very useful
3 Somewhat useful
4 Not at all useful
EM21S3 D21 How satisfied are you with your job as a whole?
1 Extremely satisfied
2 Very satisfied
3 Somewhat satisfied
4 Somewhat dissatisfied
5 Very dissatisfied
6 Extremely dissatisfied
C. Volunteering (S3, 2011)
E. Thinking About the Future (S3, 2011)