man shrugging Despite the peak in reported satisfaction, 19 percent of employees did not feel confident they understood everything they signed up for after their most recent benefits enrollment. (Photo: Getty)

American workers overall are pretty satisfied with their benefits, though they continue to have financial concerns regarding health care, according to the 2018 Aflac WorkForces Report.

A majority (61 percent) of workers are extremely or very satisfied with their benefits, compared with 46 percent in 2011—a new high since the first Aflac WorkForces Report was released in 2011. Most (81 percent) employers agree that their benefits offerings increase employee satisfaction.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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