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70 Percent Of Americans Think Their Job Is Ideal


I must say that, given our current economic outlook, these statistics from Gallup surprised me:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Gallup Daily tracking reveals that 7 in 10 employed Americans say their jobs are ideal, leaving nearly one-third of the U.S. workforce who feel their jobs aren't exactly right for them.

These results are based on interviews with more than 18,000 employed U.S. adults, aged 18 and older, conducted during January 2010. While majorities of respondents at all income levels report that their jobs are ideal, the percentage saying so increases with income. Americans with annual household incomes of at least $120,000 per year are the most likely to say their jobs are ideal (77%), while those making less than $12,000 per year are the least likely (57%).
Not surprising: the correlation between income level and job satisfaction...