STUDY: 53% of Tech Employees Would Take Pay Cuts to Telecommute

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According to a survey from GetVoIP, more than half of employees in the tech industry would be willing to take a pay cut if it meant they could work from home.

53% of tech pros would accept some level of salary reduction in exchange for the flexibility to telecommute.

New research from GetVoIP shows that more than half of tech professionals would take a pay cut for the option of working from home. GetVoIP, a website that delivers VoIP provider comparisons and expert analysis, asked 501 workers in the technology industry the question "How much of a pay cut would you accept to work from home?"

In all, 53% of tech pros would accept some level of salary reduction in exchange for the flexibility to telecommute. The average acceptable pay cut weighs in at 7.9%. Based on an average annual salary of $85,619 this is a $6,764 yearly pay cut.

Survey Methodology

From August 30, 2013 through September 4, 2013, GetVoIP used Google's Consumer Survey tool to ask 501 tech employees the question "How much of a pay cut would you accept in order to work from home?" To learn more about the GetVoIP Telecommuting Survey and the results, visit http://getvoip.com/blog/2013/09/30/study-tech-employees-pay-cut.

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GetVoIP.com (http://getvoip.com/) is a team of VoIP experts that offer industry analysis, news and unbiased reviews of phones and providers.

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