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Old 02-22-2021, 12:40pm   #1
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Here Are the Hardest-Working US Cities


Alaska's Anchorage comes out on top, Detroit dead last

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Work has been hard to come by during the pandemic, but Americans' work ethic in general remains strong. WalletHub wanted to find out which US cities have the hardest workers, and so the site looked at 116 of the country's biggest cities across nearly a dozen metrics in two main categories: direct work factors, which include everything from the average number of hours in a workweek and the employment rate, to the share of employees who let their vacation time go untouched; and indirect work factors, including average commute time, yearly volunteer hours per resident, and how much leisure time people build into their lives. Alaska's Anchorage came out on top, while Detroit could use a push. Read on for the top and bottom 10.




Hardest-Working Cities:
1 Anchorage, AK
2 Cheyenne, WY
3 Virginia Beach, VA
4 Washington, DC
5 Irving, TX
6 San Francisco, CA
7 Austin, TX
8 Norfolk, VA
9 Corpus Christi, TX
10 Denver, CO


Cities That Are Slacking
107 Fresno, CA
108 New Orleans, LA
109 San Bernardino, CA
110 Providence, RI
111 Bridgeport, CT
112 Cleveland, OH
113 Newark, NJ
114 Buffalo, NY
115 Burlington, VT
116 Detroit, MI


Many Americans view hard work as the path to achieving the American Dream. We work so hard, in fact, that we put in more hours at our jobs than several other industrialized countries. The average U.S. worker puts in 1,779 hours per year – 135 hours more than the average in Japan, 241 more than the U.K. and 393 more than Germany.

But some U.S. cities represent the strong work ethic that helped to build the world’s biggest economy better than others. In order to determine which cities outwork the rest of America, WalletHub compared the 116 largest cities across 11 key metrics. Our data set ranges from the employment rate to average weekly work hours to the share of workers with multiple jobs.



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Interesting facts. Time for my siesta.
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#4 just blew the credibility of this survey.
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#4 just blew the credibility of this survey.
I worked harder in DC than anywhere. 60 hours minimum. One might question the absolute value of the work, but the people back there bust ass and if you were working 40 hour weeks, you were considered a true slacker.
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I have 456 billable hours in January/February 2021. I was supposed to be off today and the rest of the week, but will log two full days today and tomorrow. Wednesday I'm off limit.
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Here Are the Hardest-Working US Cities


Alaska's Anchorage comes out on top, Detroit dead last

https://www.newser.com/story/302836/...ss_world_login

Work has been hard to come by during the pandemic, but Americans' work ethic in general remains strong. WalletHub wanted to find out which US cities have the hardest workers, and so the site looked at 116 of the country's biggest cities across nearly a dozen metrics in two main categories: direct work factors, which include everything from the average number of hours in a workweek and the employment rate, to the share of employees who let their vacation time go untouched; and indirect work factors, including average commute time, yearly volunteer hours per resident, and how much leisure time people build into their lives. Alaska's Anchorage came out on top, while Detroit could use a push. Read on for the top and bottom 10.




Hardest-Working Cities:
1 Anchorage, AK
2 Cheyenne, WY
3 Virginia Beach, VA
4 Washington, DC
5 Irving, TX
6 San Francisco, CA
7 Austin, TX
8 Norfolk, VA
9 Corpus Christi, TX
10 Denver, CO


Cities That Are Slacking
107 Fresno, CA
108 New Orleans, LA Food, music, dancing, and Festivals. Ain't got time for work.
109 San Bernardino, CA
110 Providence, RI
111 Bridgeport, CT
112 Cleveland, OH
113 Newark, NJ
114 Buffalo, NY
115 Burlington, VT
116 Detroit, MI







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I have 456 billable hours in January/February 2021. I was supposed to be off today and the rest of the week, but will log two full days today and tomorrow. Wednesday I'm off limit.
January has 31 days.
It's the 22nd of February.
31+22 = 53 days. If you worked every single day that's 8.6 hours/day.

If you only worked Mon-Fri that 37 working days. That's 12.3 hours/day.

If you worked 6 days a week (Mon-Sat) that's 45 days. 10.1 Hours/day.

Get back to me when you've worked a refinery turnaround or a refuel at a nuke. Then we can discuss hours worked.
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January has 31 days.
It's the 22nd of February.
31+22 = 53 days. If you worked every single day that's 8.6 hours/day.

If you only worked Mon-Fri that 37 working days. That's 12.3 hours/day.

If you worked 6 days a week (Mon-Sat) that's 45 days. 10.1 Hours/day.

Get back to me when you've worked a refinery turnaround or a refuel at a nuke. Then we can discuss hours worked.
I did WAY more when I worked on the Panasonic project for IBM. It gets old working that much. I don't even get any financial benefit by the fact that I worked that much more, but I'm helping the company while others aren't fully utilized. I had 3 days off in the last 14 months. Looking forward to Clearwater Beach.
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Washington DC is the fourth hardest working city in the US
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I did WAY more when I worked on the Panasonic project for IBM. It gets old working that much. I don't even get any financial benefit by the fact that I worked that much more, but I'm helping the company while others aren't fully utilized. I had 3 days off in the last 14 months. Looking forward to Clearwater Beach.
Don't get me wrong. I'd bill as many f'n hours as humanly possible. When I was doing turnarounds they'd practically have to get a D9 Cat to drag me off the job.
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Don't get me wrong. I'd bill as many f'n hours as humanly possible. When I was doing turnarounds they'd practically have to get a D9 Cat to drag me off the job.
You can't teach work ethic. Clearly you and I have it in spades.
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work smarter, not harder.
That's a worn out ****in' cliché if I've ever heard one.
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You can't teach work ethic. Clearly you and I have it in spades.
True story; My dad was a cement finisher by trade and that's about as seasonal as you can get here in Minnesota. Ain't no "Big pours" as he called them in January.

Never leave a dime of OT on the table was the message
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I worked harder in DC than anywhere. 60 hours minimum. One might question the absolute value of the work, but the people back there bust ass and if you were working 40 hour weeks, you were considered a true slacker.
Doing WHAT?? some desk job in a 'private' office.....with our computer screen oriented away from anyone seeing it at a glance, without walking through your door???

NOW if you were actually in FACT on the functional streets, doing travel/work I MAY see your point of view......but as a dead head DC functionary......FUGGETABOUTIT!!!!
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Doing WHAT?? some desk job in a 'private' office.....
Lemme clue ya sonny boy!

I was a field guy for 25 years prior to moving into the office. I can say with absolute CERTAINTY I go home tired more often now than I ever did pulling on wrenches. That mental shit will wear your ass out.
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I am part of the DC workforce. I don’t make anything but words on paper, or more accurately, words in a digital environment. Sounds easy. It’s not.
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I am part of the DC workforce. I don’t make anything but words on paper, or more accurately, words in a digital environment. Sounds easy. It’s not.
Especially when Engrish isn't your first language. BTW, how are the Chinese lessons coming along?

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Especially when Engrish isn't your first language. BTW, how are the Chinese lessons coming along?

They’re going quite well, thank you very much. See?

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