How Much Time Workers Spend on Cell Phones: Data Tables

By Robert Half July 19, 2017 at 10:34pm

How Much Time Workers Spend on Cell Phones and Personal Tasks

Minutes per day employees spend using their personal mobile devices for non-work activities:

  GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
  59 52 70 54 29

What employees spend the most time on when using their personal mobile devices at work:

 

    MALE FEMALE
  Personal email 32% 27%
  Social networks 24% 33%
  Sports sites 15% 2%
  Mobile games 5% 7%
  Online shopping sites 5% 6%
  Entertainment sites 5% 2%

(Top responses shown)

How often employees use their personal devices at work to access websites that are blocked by their company:

    MALE FEMALE
  Very often 36% 19%
  Somewhat often 32% 24%
  Not very often 23% 18%
  Never 9% 38%

Minutes per day employees spend attending to personal tasks during work hours:

  GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
  45 38 48 42 27

Source: OfficeTeam survey of more than 300 workers in the United States.

Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

© 2017 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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