Work's Out for Summer

By Robert Half May 21, 2019 at 6:00am

Work’s Out for Summer

58% of workers save vacation time for the summer months (June, July, August).

Cities with the most workers planning on taking summer vacations:

#1. Los Angeles 74%
#2. New York (tie) 71%
#2. Detroit (tie) 71%
#3. Miami 69%

Cities with fewest workers planning on taking summer vacations:

#1. Phoenix 44%
#2. Tampa 46%
#3. Nashville 48%

Workers plan on taking an average of 10 vacation days this summer.

Number of vacation days employees plan to take*:

Total Gender Male Gender Female Age 18-34 Age 35-54 Age 55+
0 days 8% 6% 10% 6% 8% 13%
1-5 days 31% 28% 34% 37% 30% 27%
6-10 days 29% 28% 30% 26% 31% 29%
11-15 days 16% 19% 14% 16% 16% 17%
16-20 days 6% 8% 5% 7% 6% 4%
21+ days 9% 12% 7% 9% 9% 10%

Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

Source: Accountemps survey of more than 2,800 workers at companies in the United States

© 2019 Accountemps. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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