Job satisfaction comes from multiple factors: work tasks, level of responsibility, quality of benefits, schedule flexibility, co-workers, and maybe most importantly, your boss.

When a boss or supervisor negatively impacts day-to-day work flow, it can completely change the way employees view their jobs.

Comparably, a startup focusing on compensation and company culture data, decided to dig into how much of an effect a boss has on employees by surveying more than 20,000 people working in private technology companies of all sizes. The study found a gender divide, with almost 40 percent of women saying their boss contributed to a negative work culture, compared to a third of men.

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