For this Statista Survey 1.035 employees in the US were asked about their career, salary and their current job. Furthermore the tables contain information on topics like overtime, training and the ideal employer.
The Survey Data Table for the Statista survey on "Employees 2017" contains the complete tables for the survey including various column headings.
Topics of the survey
Education and Training
Design of the survey
Method: Online Survey
Survey name: Statista Survey Employees in the US 2017
Number of respondents: 1035
Age of respondents: 18 to 69 years
Type of respondents: English speaking residential population who works full-time
Survey time period: 22th to 28th of September 2017
Disposable household income
Position in company
How long have you been working for your current employer?
Do you currently have a fixed-term contract?
Which industry are you currently working in?
What kind of position do you hold in your company?
How many members of staff does your company have?
Does your position include management responsibility? How many subordinates report to you?
How much time does your daily way to work take you?
How long have you been gainfully employed/self-employed? Please start counting at the beginning of your first (self-)employment.
How many times have you changed your employer since your first employment? If you have never changed your employer, please insert 0.
How long did you work for the employer that you stayed with longest?
How many times have you changed your position since your first employment? If you've never changed your position, please insert 0.
Have you changed industries since your first employment?
What were your reasons to change your last employer?
Are you currently thinking about changing your employer?
If you got an interesting job offer from another employer today, how likely is it that you would change your employer? I would…
Which of the following statements do you personally agree with?
How high was your initial gross salary when you started your first employment? If you're not sure, please estimate.
And how high is your current monthly gross salary? If you're not sure, please estimate.
Where do you find out about new interesting job offers?
Have you ever visited a job fair?
Which of the following universal online job portals/markets do you know, even if only by name?
Do you have a profile on an online job portal?
Top-1 (I use it regularly): Which of the following contact and career networks do you know and/or use?
Please refer to your current job: Did your employer get in contact with you or did you send an application?
For how many other vacancies did you apply? We are referring to the period of time before you took your current job, maximum 12 months before.
How did you submit the application for your current job?
How long did the application process for your current job take? We are referring to the time between your first contact with the employer and the conclusion of the employment contract.
Top-2 (very important, important): How important were the following factors in your decision for your current job?
Education and training
What is your highest general education?
What was your main study program?
When did you conclude your highest qualifying education? In the year:
Do you work in the professional field which you were originally trained for/which you studied for?
How well did your professional training/your studies prepare you for your current occupation?
Top-2 (very satisfied, rather satisfied): How satisfied are you personally with your current employer regarding the following aspects?
How satisfied in general are you with your current employer?
Top-2 (part of the game, would accept it if there is no other way): Which of the following strains would you generally accept regarding your job?
How high would you consider the stress level at your current work place on a scale of 0 for "no stress" to 10 "very stressful"?
Top-2 (would appreciate it, would do it if there was no other option): Which of the following working time models do you personally find attractive?
And which of the following working time models does your current employer offer?
How many working hours does your contract stipulate?
How many hours per week do you work in total, including overtime? We are referring to weeks in which you work fully, e.g. weeks without vacation/overtime compensation.
How is overtime compensated in your current position?
Which of the following statements regarding overtime do you agree with?
Would you generally be prepared to work abroad?
Have you ever worked abroad for more than three months?
Does your employer offer measures for additional professional training?
Have you ever taken part in a professional or private further training measure?
Which of the following things would you accept for your further professional training?
In which fields would you like to receive further training?
Which of the following further training options in the field of social skills would you personally consider useful?
Are you willing to pay for vocational or personality-building classes (e.g. stress management)?
How much would you pay maximum for one class (1.5 hours) of a further training course?
Which of the following providers of further professional training do you know?
Which of the following online providers of personal and/or professional training do you know, even if only by name?
Have you ever received individual coaching by a professional consultant?
How do you think are your personal chances on the labor market right now?
What do you think, are you going to make a remarkable career jump within the next 5 years?
What do you think, how many times are you still going to change your employer until you retire?
What do you think, how is your salary going to change within the next 5 years?
With which group do you identify your job the most?
Which channel do you use to keep up to date on your industry?
In which form do you prefer to access the types of information?
Which topics are relevant to you in this respect and on what level? [digitalization]
Which topics are relevant to you in this respect and on what level? [competitors and competition]
Which topics are relevant to you in this respect and on what level? [global technology groups (Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple)]
Which topics are relevant to you in this respect and on what level? [market figures and forecasts (national/regional/international)]
Which topics are relevant to you in this respect and on what level? [start-ups and innovation]
Which topics are relevant to you in this respect and on what level? [estimates by associations/industry experts]
Which topics are relevant to you in this respect and on what level? [labor market development]
Which topics are relevant to you in this respect and on what level? [consumer behavior]
Which topics are relevant to you in this respect and on what level? [marketing touch points (e.g. social media)]
How interesting is information on companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple or Microsoft for your company?
How interesting is information on companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, Apple or Microsoft for you personally?
Disposable household income
What kind of position do you hold in your company?
Kind of job
What is your primary language?
Which race/ethnicity best describes you?
Are you of Hispanic, Latino or Spanish origin?
What is your current marital status?
Including yourself, how many people - including children - usually live in your household?
Including yourself, how many kids/teens under 18 usually live in your household?
In what type of community do you live?
In what state or U.S. territory do you live?
How much total combined money do all members of your household earn annually? This includes money from jobs; net income from business, farm, or rent; pensions; dividends; interest; social security payments; and any other money.