Shanghai workers satisfied with pay, not so satisfied in bed

A recent survey of 700 has shown the city's white collar workers are more happy with their pay, but they're not that satisfied in the bedroom.

Shanghai's white collar workers are more satisfied about their work conditions this year, with better salaries and more opportunities for promotion, recruitment portal Zhaopin.com found in a survey.

An index measuring work satisfaction for Shanghai's white collar workers rose to 2.68 out of 5 this year from last year’s 2.43, according to the survey which interviewed nearly 700 local respondents.

The satisfaction level was also slightly higher than the national 2.64, which was calculated from the input of more than 12,000 respondents.

Shanghai's data showed the greatest increase of satisfaction in salaries and promotion opportunities.

Promotion satisfaction rose from 1.77 to 2.17 this year, but was still the lowest among five factors including salaries, benefits, training, and inter-personal relationships.

More than 70 percent of respondents said they failed to get a promotion in the past year, and nearly 40 percent said they are anxious about the development of artificial intelligence.

Meanwhile, the survey showed that Shanghai workers are less happy about their lives than their peers nationwide.

The life satisfaction index fell to 2.20 this year, compared with last year’s 2.43 and the national level of 2.41.

Local respondents are the most satisfied about the companionship of family members, but they're the least satisfied about their sex lives.

The survey found 56 percent of respondents said they have sex less than once a month, while a quarter said they have sex at least once a week.

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