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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