Aaron Gouveia has worked as the Content Manager of Salary.com since 2011. Prior to that, he was an award-winning journalist at several prominent New England newspapers. Read more...
So now that we know almost half of Americans dip their toes in the office dating pool, let's find out if men or women are more likely to engage in an workplace tryst.
Slightly more women than men (47% to 46%) have engaged in office romances in the past, and more women than men (5% to 4%) are currently romantically involved with coworkers. Single women are the most likely to engage in office romance with 51% reporting they've done so in the past, compared to just 40% of single men. But when asked if they'd like to get with a coworker, single men leaped to the front of the pack with 24% hoping to kindle the flickering flame of romance from 9 to 5. That's compared to 10% of single women.
Overall, 6% of married men and women want to start a workplace fling.