There may be more perks at a midsize or large company, but the rewards of working for a small business are evidently better at keeping employees happy.

That's according to Aflac's 2017 Small Business Happiness Report, which finds that 84 percent of small-business employees say they're happy with their current job. Close to half of those employees credit their contentment to the fact that they work for a small business.

Employees at small businesses feel more in touch with what's going on, with 86 percent saying that they know how their job fits into their employer's long-term plans.

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