GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Salaried Exempt Employee Work Hour Statistics

Salaried exempt employees typically work more than 40 hours per week due to the nature of their exempt status from overtime pay regulations.

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"Exempt employees are not entitled to overtime pay. Almost 30% of salaried workers fall under this category."

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"47% of exempt employees report working more than their agreed upon hours."

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"Approximately 85% of Exempt employees are required to work additional hours without additional compensation."

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"Salaried exempt employees are working on average 49 hours per week."

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"58% of U.S. workers say they often work more hours than they're contracted for."

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"More than 60% of salaried exempt employees check in with work during vacations."

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"Less than 10% of exempt employees report feeling satisfied with their work-life balance."

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"21% of salaried workers are in jobs where median pay is less than USD 32,000 a year."

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"25% of exempt employees work more than 60 hours a week."

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"33% of exempt employees choose to work additional hours as a way to advance their careers."

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"Less than half (44%) of salaried workers feel they're paid fairly for the work they do."

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"28% of salaried exempt employees report having no control over their work schedules."

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"25% of exempt employees say working long hours has negatively affected their health."

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"50% of exempt employees check work email after 11 p.m."

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"38% of salaried exempt employees lack time for personal activities due to work."

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"35% of salaried exempt employees don't use up their annual leave."

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"60% of salaried exempt employees don't receive any additional compensation for extra hours worked."

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"43% of exempt employees have reported experiencing burnout."

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