What to Wear to Work: Data Tables

By Robert Half June 19, 2017 at 10:10pm

WHAT TO WEAR TO WORK

What office dress code do you prefer?

GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Very formal (suit and tie) 21% 8% 26% 11% 1%
Somewhat formal (dress slacks or skirt with button-down shirt) 33% 22% 30% 27% 28%
Somewhat casual (khakis and polo shirt or sweater) 29% 45% 28% 40% 43%
Very casual (jeans and T-shirt) 17% 24% 16% 21% 28%

How often do you feel unsure if a piece of clothing is appropriate for work?

GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Always 18% 9% 23% 9% 3%
Sometimes 30% 22% 31% 28% 12%
Rarely 26% 35% 27% 28% 41%
Never 26% 33% 19% 34% 44%

Would you prefer to wear a uniform to work and never have to think about your office attire?

GENDER MALE GENDER FEMALE AGE 18-34 AGE 35-54 AGE 55+
Yes 48% 47% 59% 45% 24%
No 52% 53% 41% 55% 76%

Source: OfficeTeam survey of 394 workers in the United States

Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

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