U.S. Workers Hit the Road -- Data Tables

By Cynthia Kong on September 24, 2018 at 12:00pm

U.S. WORKERS HIT THE ROAD

HAVE YOU LEFT A JOB BECAUSE YOU HAD A BAD COMMUTE?

TOTAL AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+ GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE
Yes 23% 34% 24% 12% 28% 20%
No 77% 66% 76% 88% 72% 80%

HAS YOUR COMMUTE GOTTEN BETTER OR WORSE OVER THE LAST FIVE YEARS?

TOTAL AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+ GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE
Better 39% 56% 37% 24% 42% 37%
Worse 22% 18% 23% 26% 23% 22%
No change 39% 26% 40% 50% 35% 41%

IF WORSE, HOW HAS YOUR COMPANY TAKEN ACTIONS TO HELP IMPROVE YOUR COMMUTE?

TOTAL AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+ GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE
My company hasn’t taken action 60% 52% 60% 65% 51% 66%
My hours are flexible so I don’t travel during rush hour 20% 22% 18% 21% 23% 17%
They allow me to work from home 14% 12% 18% 11% 19% 11%
They pay for public transportation 11% 13% 13% 6% 15% 8%
They pay for parking 10% 15% 9% 7% 13% 7%
They provide carpools/vanpools/shuttles 8% 9% 10% 4% 11% 5%

(Multiple responses permitted.)

Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,800 workers in the United States

© 2018 Robert Half International Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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