Most Americans still hate their jobs

Most Americans still hate their jobs
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If your workday feels like a real-life version of Office Space, you're not alone. Less than half of all Americans were satisfied with their jobs last year, according to a new report from the Conference Board.

Only 47.7 percent of workers were pleased with their jobs in 2013, up a tick from 47.3 percent the year before, and a marked improvement from the 42.6 percent who felt that way amid the depths of the recession in 2010. Still, Americans' level of satisfaction hasn't topped the 50 percent mark in a decade.

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Jon Terbush

Jon Terbush is an associate editor at TheWeek.com covering politics, sports, and other things he finds interesting. He has previously written for Talking Points Memo, Raw Story, and Business Insider.