How workers negotiate salary across 27 US cities

Only 39 percent of U.S. workers tried to negotiate a higher salary at their last job offer, with workers from New York City being the most likely to negotiate, according to a survey from staffing firm Robert Half.

To compare how different cities negotiated pay, Robert Half asked over 2,700 workers the following question: "Thinking of your last job offer, did you try to negotiate for higher pay?"

Here's how workers from 27 cities responded to the question, listed according to the percentage of those who responded "yes."

New York City — 55 percent

Dallas — 51 percent

San Francisco — 50 percent

Pittsburgh — 48 percent

Los Angeles — 45 percent

Washington, D.C. — 45 percent

Boston — 44 percent

Charlotte (N.C.) — 44 percent

San Diego — 43 percent

Houston — 42 percent

Phoenix — 42 percent

Chicago — 41 percent

Miami — 41 percent

Austin (Texas) — 40 percent

Detroit — 39 percent

Cincinnati — 36 percent

Cleveland — 35 percent

Seattle — 35 percent

Atlanta — 34 percent

Salt Lake City — 34 percent

Des Moines (Iowa) — 32 percent

Philadelphia — 31 percent

St. Louis — 31 percent

Denver — 29 percent

Raleigh (N.C.) — 29 percent

Minneapolis — 26 percent

Indianapolis — 24 percent

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