Job Satisfaction Rebounds From Recession-Era Lows

, The American Lawyer


Gender differences aside, respondents to our Midlevel Associates Survey came off generally as a remarkably satisfied, happy lot. This year, the average composite score on our survey (based on responses from 5,683 associates at 134 firms) jumped to 4.040, a notable increase from 2011, when the score stood at 3.729. (Associates graded their firms on a 1-to-5 scale in 12 areas, with 5 being the top score.)

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