Iranian job market analysis: How long employees stay in their jobs?

Financial Tribune – Of the 23.8 million people employed in Iran in the last fiscal year (ended March 20, 2019), 12.9 million or 54.2% stayed for fewer than 10 years in their main jobs.

Job duration for around six million employees (25.3%) was between 10 and 20 years, the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare’s Statistics and Strategic Data Center reported.

About 3.1 million employees (13.2%) worked between 20 and 30 years in their main jobs while job duration of only 1.7 million employed persons (7.3%) was more than 30 years.

The job duration of over 16.5 million employees (69.5%) was lower than 15 years.

On average, Iranian people stayed in their jobs for 11 years and 11 months last fiscal year, compared with 12 years and one month the year before.

The median tenure of female workers was around 10 years and five months last year compared with 10 years and nine months in the previous year.