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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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