This can’t be right, can it? New Jerseyans are never shy about voicing their opinions, and, well, a lot of them are negative, which is why I was surprised that a recent study proclaimed that New Jersey employees, for the most part, love their bosses!

The data was compiled by Slot Tracker; they set out to find out what perception employees had of their bosses, and the underlying factors that influenced those perceptions.

They found that New Jersey is in the top ten of states where employees like their bosses; we came in at #7.

Among New Jersey residents, 64.1% admitted to liking their boss, citing good communication as the primary factor. New Jersey employees are significantly happier with their bosses compared to their neighboring state, Pennsylvania (58%), which ranked 24th among states analyzed.

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Residents from South Carolina like their boss the most with a significant 68.6% expressing a positive opinion. Amongst respondents, those aged between 50-69 are most fond of their bosses, with a staggering 72.7% admitting to liking them – 12% higher than 18-34-year-olds.

While the affinity for their bosses is fairly balanced, males in South Carolina exhibit a greater fondness to their bosses than females, with good management being cited as the primary reason.


Residents of Oklahoma are the least fond of their bosses. Only 51.5% of residents admit to liking their boss, which is 17.1% less than top-ranked state, South Carolina. Individuals aged 50-69 are the most unhappy with their bosses, with only 44.4% admitting to liking them.

This percentage is the lowest among all states and age groups. In Oklahoma, males appear to like their bosses the most with 57.6% of positive reviews, compared to 45.2% of females. Females in Oklahoma are the second least fond state overall, following behind females in Nevada, where only 33.3% like their bosses.

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