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48% Expect to Earn More Money Next Year

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Working Americans are more optimistic about their future earning potential today than they have been in five years.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 48% of Employed Adults believe they will be earning more money a year from today. That’s up six points from April and the highest finding since April 2009 when regular polling first began on the question. Just 10% expect to earn less next year, while 36% think they’ll be making about the same amount. (To see survey question wording, click here).

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The survey of 617 Employed Adults was conducted on June 1-2, 2014 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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