Gallup Pegs American Job Security Satisfaction At New Highs

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Americans are feeling more secure in their jobs than they have since the dawn of the Great Recession. According to a new Gallup Poll, 58 percent of full- or part-time workers are completely satisfied with their job security. (You get a chance to vote at the end of this story.)

Gallup job security poll Meanwhile, here is a breakdown of satisfaction by job characteristic:

Gallup job satisfaction

Workers' overall satisfaction with several specific aspects of their jobs, such as vacation time and their boss, increased between 2013 and 2014.

Last year, 54 percent of workers were completely satisfied with the amount of vacation time they receive. This increased by five percentage points to 59 percent in 2014.

In 2013, 56 percent were satisfied with their boss or immediate supervisor. In 2014, 60 percent are satisfied -- a four-point increase.

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