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Americans are quitting their jobs but most still love what they do

GOBankingRates Logo By Cameron Huddleston of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 13: Americans have been quitting their jobs at record rates. In fact, the biggest share of workers since 2001 quit their jobs in July, reports Bloomberg. And the number of workers voluntarily leaving their jobs rose to 3.58 million, up from 3.48 million.Data seems to suggest that people are leaving jobs for better-paying positions. But GOBankingRates wanted to find out what really is motivating people to quit. Using a Survata survey, GOBankingRates asked more than 500 adults these five questions:To your best estimate, what’s the average amount of time you stay at a company?How long have you been at your current job?How satisfied are you with your job?How many jobs have you had?What is your biggest reason/incentive for changing your job(s)?Click through to find out whether Americans are satisfied with their jobs and what prompts people to leave a job for a new position.

Americans are quitting their jobs but most still love what they do

Americans have been quitting their jobs at record rates. In fact, the biggest share of workers since 2001 quit their jobs in July, reports Bloomberg. And the number of workers voluntarily leaving their jobs rose to 3.58 million, up from 3.48 million.

Data seems to suggest that people are leaving jobs for better-paying positions. But GOBankingRates wanted to find out what really is motivating people to quit. Using a Survata survey, GOBankingRates asked more than 500 adults these five questions:

  • To your best estimate, what’s the average amount of time you stay at a company?
  • How long have you been at your current job?
  • How satisfied are you with your job?
  • How many jobs have you had?
  • What is your biggest reason/incentive for changing your job(s)?
  • Click or swipe through to find out whether Americans are satisfied with their jobs and what prompts people to leave a job for a new position.
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