34% of Denver workers plan to look for a new job, survey says

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DENVER, Colo. (KDVR) — A new survey out Tuesday morning says 34% of Denver workers plan to look for a new job in the next several months.

According to Robert Half’s new job optimism research, the top reasons are to get a salary boost and have greater opportunities for career advancement.

More than 2,800 people were surveyed.

According to the survey, workers are looking for the following in their next role:

  • 41% of Denver workers want a fully remote job
  • 41% of local workers are also interested in full-time contracting
  • 28% prefer to work for an organization that better aligns with their personal values

Here’s how Denver compares to other major markets when it comes to workers planning to look for a new job in the next several months:

  1. Atlanta – 50%
  2. Charlotte – 44%
  3. Houston – 41%*
  4. Sacramento – 41%*
  5. Dallas – 38%*
  6. Washington, D.C. – 38%*
  7. Cincinnati – 37%*
  8. Raleigh – 37%*
  9. Seattle – 36%
  10. Denver – 34%
  11. Chicago – 33%*
  12. Los Angeles – 33%*
  13. Phoenix – 33%*
  14. San Francisco – 33%*
  15. Miami – 32%
  16. Austin – 31%
  17. Boston – 30%*
  18. Indianapolis – 30%*
  19. Tampa – 30%*
  20. New York – 29%
  21. Portland – 28%
  22. Pittsburgh – 27%*
  23. San Diego – 27%*
  24. Detroit – 25%
  25. Cleveland – 24%*
  26. Minneapolis – 24%*
  27. Nashville – 22%*
  28. Philadelphia – 22%*

*denotes a tie

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