People who work remotely are happier, according to a new survey conducted by TinyPulse, an employee engagement firm.

The firm polled 509 U.S. workers who always work remotely about their job satisfaction and compared their responses to those of the roughly 200,000 U.S. employees the firm polls on a monthly basis.

On a scale of 1 to 10, remote workers report an average level of work happiness of 8.1, compared to 7.42 for other employees.

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