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U.S.A. Remote Work Report 2021

Statistics on the state of remote work in the U.S.A. 48 Million U.S. full-time employees hold remote compatible jobs. 82% of U.S. full-time employees want to work remotely at least part of the time ...

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U.S.A. Remote Work Report 2021

The following is a report on the state of U.S. Remote Work for 2021. 

This data has been collected and analyzed by Global Workplace Analytics, whose data has been approved and trusted by the U.S. Congress. For a deeper dive into the findings and to learn more about Global Workplace Analytics, check out the White Paper: The Business Case For Remote Work

State of U.S. Remote Work

  • 48 Million U.S. full-time employees hold remote compatible jobs

  • 45% of U.S. full-time employees hold remote compatible jobs

  • 82% of U.S. full-time employees want to work remotely at least part of the time

Employers

If all U.S. full-time employees who hold remote compatible jobs worked remote an average of half a work

  • Employers would save $528 Billion, approximately the GDP of Sweden, Belgium, or Poland

  • Employers would save $11k per employee

  • Employers would save $11M per 1,000 employees 

  • There is 25% less turnover in companies that offer remote work options to employees than in companies that do not offer remote work options

  • 33% percent of employees are willing to take a 5% pay cut for remote work options

  • 10% of employees would take a 10% pay cut for remote work options 

Employees

If all U.S. full-time employees who hold remote compatible jobs worked remote an average of half a work

  • Employees would save $149B collectively per year

  • Employees would save $3k per person per year

  • Employees would save a collective 670M days worth of time that would otherwise be spent in traffic

  • Employees would save per person 14 days worth of time that would otherwise be spent in traffic 

  • 54% of remote workers report eating healthier when working remote

  • 77% of remote workers report better work/life balance

  • 48% of remote workers report exercising more when working remotely 

This data has been collected and analyzed by Global Workplace Analytics, whose data has been approved and trusted by the U.S. Congress. For a deeper dive into the findings and to learn more about Global Workplace Analytics, check out the White Paper: The Business Case For Remote Work

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