Lawyers With Lowest Pay Report More Happiness via The New York Times

May 12, 2015

by Douglas Quenqua


According to this article by Douglas Quenqua, lawyers in public-service jobs report more happiness than those in traditional jobs at big firms which pay more. Part of the reason is that higher paying jobs do not provide "feelings of competence, autonomy or connection to others...."

There is no discussion in the article concerning whether underpaid, temporary document reviewers were more or less happy than lawyers employed on a full-time basis at big firms.


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