Millennials - most important job attributes in the United States, 2012

Most important attributes when considering a job among millennials in the United States in 2012 (in percent)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 6, 2012
Millennials - most important job attributes in the United States, 2012 The statistic shows the job attributes that are most important to millennials in the United States in 2012. In 2012, 48 percent of millennials cited a competitive salary as an important job attribute.
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Most important attributes when considering a job among millennials in the United States in 2012 (in percent)

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Important attributesShare of respondents
Competitive salary48%
Benefits /health insurance, 401k, etc)43%
Work/life balance34%
Career advancement possibilities25%
Flexible working arrangements21%
Oppurtunities to learn20%
Variety of work to keep job interesting15%
Industry that the job is in15%
Oppurtunity to make a difference in people's lives15%
Oppurtunities to improve society as a whole9%
Corporate values that match my own6%
Use of the latest technology8%
Other4%
None of these5%
Important attributesShare of respondents
Competitive salary48%
Benefits /health insurance, 401k, etc)43%
Work/life balance34%
Career advancement possibilities25%
Flexible working arrangements21%
Oppurtunities to learn20%
Variety of work to keep job interesting15%
Industry that the job is in15%
Oppurtunity to make a difference in people's lives15%
Oppurtunities to improve society as a whole9%
Corporate values that match my own6%
Use of the latest technology8%
Other4%
None of these5%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 6, 2012
The statistic shows the job attributes that are most important to millennials in the United States in 2012. In 2012, 48 percent of millennials cited a competitive salary as an important job attribute.
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