Lunch Hour?

By Robert Half on September 10, 2018 at 5:17am


56% of professionals take 30 minutes or less for lunch

Cities with the longest lunch breaks

1. San Francisco
2. Los Angeles

Cities with the shortest lunch breaks

1. Salt Lake City
2. Des Moines
3. Cincinnati

Aside from eating, workers said they do the following during lunch breaks:

Surf the web/social media 52%
Catch up on personal calls/emails 51%
Socialize with coworkers 47%
Run errands 32%
Read 32%
Exercise/take a walk 30%
Work 29%

(Multiple responses permitted. Top responses shown.)

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

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