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It is good to be the boss!

January 9, 2014: 10:45 AM ET

Bosses actually are happier.

So says a new Pew Research Center study that found bosses are more likely to be "very satisfied" with their jobs, family life and financial situation than their underlings.

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And more bosses than workers say they plan to stay put, especially since nearly two-thirds think they are compensated fairly for their efforts.

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But when it comes to gender workplace issues, bosses and workers have roughly the same views.

The overwhelming majority of both feel that men and women are paid equally at their place of employment.

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Tami Luhby
Tami Luhby
Senior writer, CNNMoney

Tami Luhby is a senior writer at CNNMoney and covers income inequality, state fiscal problems, unemployment, housing policy and other economic issues. Luhby previously covered personal finance for Newsday and banking for Crain's New York Business.

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