Satisfaction of employees with their current job, by generation in the U.S. 2018

This statistic illustrates the satisfaction of employees with their current job in the United States in 2018, by generation. During the survey, 20 percent of Generation Z respondents reported being somewhat dissatisfied with their current job, compared to 17 percent of Millennials, 18 percent of Generation X, and 15 percent of Baby Boomers.

Satisfaction of employees with their current job in the U.S. in 2018, by generation

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Release date

September 2018


United States

Survey time period

August 16 to 19, 2018

Number of respondents

2,537 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Total sample size was 2,566 respondents.
Original question: How satisfied or dissatisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your life: Your current job
*Generation Z: 18- to 21-years-old
**Millennial: 22- to 37-years-old
***Generation X: 38- to 53-years-old
****Boomers: 54- to 72-years-old

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