Salary Sentiment by City

By Robert Half on August 28, 2019 at 12:01am


Out of 28 U.S. markets surveyed, this map reveals locations with the highest percentages of workers in the following categories:

Workers who feel underpaid:
Cleveland 56%
Raleigh 53%
Portland 52%
Workers who discuss salary with colleagues:
Miami 71%
Los Angeles 68%
New York 63%
Sacramento 63%
Workers who discuss salary and leverage that information to ask for a raise:
San Francisco 48%
Miami 44%
Chicago 43%
Workers who use salary information from colleagues to negotiate a new job:
Los Angeles 31%
Dallas 30%
Atlanta 29%
Miami 29%
Workers who know colleagues’ salaries, but don’t take action:
Indianapolis 85%
Pittsburgh 85%
Minneapolis 82%
Philadelphia 82%
Cleveland 76%%

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Source: Robert Half survey of more than 2,800 workers employed in office environments in 28 major U.S. cities. Results from select cities are represented.

© 2019 Robert Half International Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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