'Nature' survey shows scientists happy with jobs but worried about money

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 07:02 in Psychology & Sociology

(Phys.org)—The science journal Nature has published its latest "Salary and Satisfaction Survey" where they show the results of polls taken of researchers from academia and industry the world over to see how they are feeling about their jobs, pay, funding, job security, etc. and overall it appears the majority are reasonably happy with what they are doing, though many are nervous about the future due to tight budgets and a tougher grant process especially in those countries hardest hit by the rough economy. The survey also found that overall, pay for scientists has grown stagnant compared to 2010, when the journal undertook its last survey.

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