Professionals know their worth
|82% feel they know their worth|
|73% have checked their salary against market rates within the last year|
|46% feel underpaid, 47% believe they are being paid fairly and 7% admitted feeling overpaid|
|Women 50% feel underpaid|
|Men 41% feel underpaid|
Impact of a stronger economy
|57% think a stronger economy has helped their earning potential at their job|
Of those who DON’T think the stronger economy plays a role:
|34% said their company has only offered small bumps in pay|
|31% feel they would have to leave their job to see a significant pay raise|
|54% of workers compare notes with colleagues on compensation|
|Workers age 18-34 – 67%|
|Workers age 35-54 – 54%|
|Workers age 55+ – 38%|
Of those who have discussed wages with colleagues:
|28% used the information as leverage to ask for a raise|
|17% used it to negotiate a new job offer|
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Source: Robert Half surveys of more than 1,000 workers and 2,800 workers employed in office environments in in 28 major U.S. cities.
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