Curated by CLAI
STRESS TOLERANCE: Are you stressed for your age, gender, education, and income?
- You have the highest stress levels 25-34 years, with a steep drop after 55.
- Women experience greater levels of stress.
- Stress levels decrease with greater education and higher income.
WEALTHIEST ZIP CODES: The top five zip codes in America with the highest average income probably won’t surprise you: three of the five are in New York City, while one is in Miami Beach.
- Washington, D.C. 20510 ranks as the wealthiest zip code in the District, with an average income of $191,818.
- Maryland, Gibson Island, 21056 has an average income of $450,012.
- Virginia, Roanoke 24005 has an average income of $394,400
- Florida, Miami Beach 33109 with a stunning $2,180,105 in average income.
- New York City has the wealthiest zip code (10104), with an average income of $2,976,929.
HOW MUCH DO YOU MAKE? Nearly 73% of full-time workers aren’t comfortable with the idea of discussing their pay with anyone at work other than their boss or the HR department. Only 13% said they’d be “completely comfortable” with sharing such information more broadly, recognizing that it might offer workers better leverage in negotiations. The remaining 14% or so said they would be comfortable discussing their salaries with close colleagues, but not their wider team.
- Women were slightly more uncomfortable than men with the idea of sharing what they make, despite what they might stand to gain from doing so. About 74.5% of the women in the sample said they were uncomfortable talking about it with anyone other than a supervisor or HR, compared with 70% of the men.
- There was a little more variation, meanwhile, among age groups. Respondents aged 25 to 34 were most likely to welcome the idea of talking openly about their pay. 34% said they were either completely comfortable with it or would do so with close colleagues, compared to 27% of all ages surveyed.