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By Shilpa Ahuja August 28, 2018 at 12:01am

U.S. WORKERS SOUND OFF ON WAGES

WORKERS THINK THEY ARE:

TOTAL AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+ GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE
Underpaid 46% 48% 46% 46% 44% 49%
Overpaid 5% 8% 3% 2% 6% 3%
Paid fairly 49% 44% 51% 52% 51% 48%
TOTAL INCOME $50-$100K $100K+ HIGH SCHOOL OR LESS COLLEGE/ASSOCIATE UNIVERSITY+
Underpaid 46% 53% 50% 37% 51% 48% 45%
Overpaid 5% 4% 4% 6% 2% 3% 5%
Paid fairly 49% 44% 46% 57% 47% 48% 50%

Responses may not total 100 percent due to rounding.

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

For more information on salaries, visit roberthalf.com/salary-guide

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