Employees Rate Satisfaction, Security and Stress

Most are happy they chose an IT career, yet many say pay could be better

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Almost a third of IT workers surveyed said their satisfaction with their pay had dropped this year. But overall, the vast majority (84%) are happy they picked IT as their career. (Base: 4,852 IT professionals)

MONEY

How satisfied are you today with your total compensation package, given your base salary, bonuses and benefits in relation to your job responsibilities?

Very satisfied 15%

Satisfied 39%

Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 23%

Dissatisfied 19%

Very dissatisfied 4%

Twelve months ago, were you more satisfied with your total compensation package, less satisfied or has your level of satisfaction stayed the same?

More satisfied 30%

Less satisfied 14%

The same 56%

CURRENT JOB

Overall, how satisfied are you with your current job?

Very satisfied 18%

Satisfied 45%

Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 19%

Dissatisfied 15%

Very dissatisfied 3%

Twelve months ago, were you more satisfied with your job, less satisfied or has your level of satisfaction stayed the same?

More satisfied 30%

Less satisfied 14%

The same 53%

Not in the same position 3%

CAREER IN IT

How satisfied are you with your decision to pursue a career in IT?

Very satisfied 50%

Satisfied 33%

Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 12%

Dissatisfied 4%

Very dissatisfied 1%

JOB SECURITY

How secure do you feel your current position is?

Very secure 22%

Secure 35%

Somewhat secure 29%

Not very secure 10%

Not at all secure 4%

Twelve months ago, do you feel your position was more secure, less secure or has your level of security stayed the same?

More secure 32%

Less secure 16%

The same 49%

Not in the same position 3%

STRESS

How stressful is your job?

Very stressful 18%

Stressful 29%

Somewhat stressful 39%

Not very stressful 13%

Not at all stressful 1%

Twelve months ago, do you feel your position was more stressful, less stressful or has your level of stress stayed the same?

More stressful 17%

Less stressful 25%

The same 55%

Not in the same position 3%

BASE FOR ALL SATISFACTION CHARTS: 4,852 RESPONDENTS

This story, "Employees Rate Satisfaction, Security and Stress" was originally published by Computerworld.

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