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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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Share your story: Do bosses have it better than workers?

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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  • Did you get a job? Tweet us about it. #igotajob

    As we prepare to cover the jobs report on Friday, we're looking for real people to share their stories about the job market. Did you get a job recently? Tweet your story to @CNNMoney with the hashtag #igotajob.

    With 12.5 million Americans still unemployed, it's tough out there to say the least. But as I monitor Twitter, I'm encouraged to find some uplifting stories.

    Take for instance Janel Porter of Louisville, Ky. MORE

    - Oct 4, 2012 12:01 AM ET
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