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Salary satisfaction rate among U.S. workers 2003-2017

This statistic shows the percentage of workers in the United States who are satisfied with their salary from 2003 to 2017. In 2017, 30 percent of U.S. workers were completely satisfied with their salary level.

Percentage of workers satisfied with their salary in the United States from 2003 to 2017

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Release date

September 2017


United States

Survey time period

2003 to 2017

Number of respondents

about 500 each poll

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Full and part-time workers

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

Share of respondents who were "completely satisfied".

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