Results for - Publishing Salary Data

2,813 voters participated in this survey

Companies with 100 employees or more will have to begin reporting wage data to the federal government. This new rule was announced by President Obama and will take affect next year. Obama stated, “The goal is to help businesses that are trying to do the right thing...to get a clearer picture of how they can ensure their employees are being treated equally.”

Are you familiar that publishing salary data will take place next year in the United States?

1. Are you familiar that publishing salary data will take place next year in the United States?

Yes, I am aware that this will be taking place
10%
292 votes
No, I was not aware that this will be taking place
67%
1,891 votes
Not sure
6%
175 votes
N/A
16%
455 votes

2. Do you think it is a good idea to report the salary information of employees?

Yes, I think this is a good idea
31%
885 votes
No, I do not think this is a good idea
26%
726 votes
Not sure
28%
781 votes
N/A
15%
421 votes

3. Do you think that disclosing salary information will help to diminish the gender wage gap?

Yes, I think this will help
26%
729 votes
I'm not sure if this will help
33%
939 votes
No, I do not think this will make a difference
23%
661 votes
N/A
17%
484 votes

4. Have you ever received less pay than a male co-worker for the same job?

Yes, I have received less pay than a male co-worker for the same job
22%
629 votes
No, I have not received less pay than a male co-worker for the same job
22%
610 votes
Not sure
25%
705 votes
N.A
31%
869 votes

5. Do you know anyone who has received less pay than their male co-worker for the same job?

Yes, I know someone who received less pay than their male co-worker for the same job
27%
758 votes
No, I don't know anyone who has received less pay than their male co-worker for the same job
26%
734 votes
Not sure
25%
710 votes
N/A
22%
611 votes

6. Do you think the gender wage gap will ever be eliminated?

Yes
20%
549 votes
No
32%
896 votes
Undecided
32%
888 votes
Not Applicable
17%
480 votes
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