Interestingly, 8 percent of those aged 18-34 admit they feel overpaid–more than any other age group. (Photo: Shutterstock)

As more companies look to be more transparent on their pay practices, they should expect to find that some employees are more satisfied with their salary than others. According to a recent survey from Robert Half, while 49 percent of workers feel their paid fairly, 46 percent disagree (and 5 percent actually admit that they think they’re overpaid).

In addition, the survey looked at compensation sentiment by age, gender and location. Interestingly, the 18-34 group had the highest percentage of those feeling overpaid (8 percent), and not surprisingly, more women report feeling underpaid than men.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is the current deputy editor for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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