Aaron Gouveia has worked as the Content Manager of Salary.com since 2011. Prior to that, he was an award-winning journalist at several prominent New England newspapers. Read more...
Wondering which part of the country wastes the most time at work and how your region stacks up?
People in the West South Central region (OK, TX, AR, and LA) and Pacific region (AK, WA, OR, CA, HI) top the list with 14% of each group stating they waste time at work for a few hours a day. Workers in the Mountain region (ID, MT, WY, NV, UT, CO, AZ, NM) round out the top three with 13%.
The parts of the country that report never wasting time at work are New England (ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT) and the Mid-Atlantic (NY, NJ, PA), with 12% each.