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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the sample

From: Teaching in vocational education as a second career

Attributes All teachers Teachers without self-employed Sideline teachers Primary occupation of teachers Swiss Labor Force Survey (Total)
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Female (dummy) 0.33 0.47 0.33 0.47 0.40 0.49 0.25 0.43 0.46 0.50
Age 40.51 7.28 40.10 7.25 40.67 7.57 40.34 6.98 44.38 10.19
Gross yearly wage in CHF 90,741 31,146 90,836 25,546 91,825 35,028 89,611 26,552 82,538 29,537
Education (share)           
Upper secondary education 0.08 0.27 0.08 0.27 0.09 0.28 0.07 0.26 0.63 0.48
ISCED 5b 0.57 0.50 0.54 0.50 0.62 0.49 0.51 0.50 0.12 0.32
ISCED 5a + 6 0.35 0.48 0.38 0.49 0.30 0.46 0.41 0.49 0.26 0.44
Occupational field (share) in the non-teaching occupation
Agriculture, forestry and livestock breeding 0.03 0.16 0.02 0.15 0.03 0.16 0.03 0.16 0.02 0.15
Industry and manufacturing 0.28 0.45 0.28 0.45 0.23 0.42 0.33 0.47 0.12 0.32
Engineering and informatics 0.17 0.38 0.17 0.37 0.16 0.36 0.19 0.39 0.12 0.32
Construction sector and mining 0.08 0.27 0.07 0.26 0.10 0.30 0.05 0.22 0.06 0.23
Trade and transport 0.05 0.21 0.05 0.21 0.03 0.17 0.06 0.24 0.15 0.36
Hospitality industry and service sector 0.09 0.29 0.08 0.27 0.12 0.33 0.06 0.23 0.07 0.26
Management, administration, banking, insurance and law 0.08 0.27 0.09 0.28 0.06 0.24 0.10 0.31 0.22 0.41
Health services, culture, science 0.23 0.42 0.25 0.43 0.28 0.45 0.18 0.38 0.25 0.43
Children (yes/no, dummy) 0.63 0.48 0.64 0.48 0.59 0.49 0.66 0.47 0.59 0.49
Leadership position (yes/no, dummy) 0.66 0.47 0.65 0.48 0.72 0.45 0.60 0.49 0.39 0.49
Tenure 10.15 6.88 9.60 6.58 10.65 7.14 9.62 6.56 7.39 7.14
Self-employed (yes/no, dummy) 0.15 0.36    0.19 0.39 0.12 0.32 0.11 0.32
Sideline teacher (yes/no, dummy) 0.51 0.50 0.49 0.50 1.00   0.00    
Observations 390   330   199   191   36′251