Satisfaction with salary in the U.S. in 2011

This survey shows the satisfaction with salary in the U.S. in 2011 by various characteristics. In 2011, 52 percent of male respondents stated that they get paid enough.

Considering the kind of work you do and how much you get done, do you think you get paid enough, or don't get paid enough?

Selected characteristicsPaid enoughNot paid enough
Men52%48%
Women50%48%
College graduation51%48%
No degree, enrolled60%40%
No degree, not enrolled45%53%
Full time employed47%52%
Part time employed59%38%
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Source

Release date

February 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 7-11, 2011

Number of respondents

550 employed adults

Age group

18-34 years

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

“Don’t know/Refused” responses not shown.

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