What’s More Important: Job Satisfaction or Salary?

What’s more important for you at a job – salary or satisfaction?

Philips have collated findings in the infographic below.


  • 96% of Americans said being able to apply personal interests to their careers would make them happy.
  • Most believe that meaning at work is more important than salary.
  • 68% of Americans would take a salary cut to be able to apply personal interests in their position.
  • 55% of Gen X and Gen Y have changed careers to be able to integrate work and personal better.

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