42% Expect to Earn More A Year From Now
Working Americans remain pretty optimistic about their paychecks.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 42% of working Americans think they will be earning more money a year from today. That's down just one point from December which tied for the highest level of confidence measured since April 2009. Just six percent (6%) predict they will be making less money in a year’s time. Forty-five percent (45%) expect their income to remain about the same. (To see survey question wording, click here).
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The survey of 614 Employed Adults was conducted on February 3-4, 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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