Infographic: How Americans Waste Time at Work

| by Michael Allen

Do you waste time at work? You're not alone, according to a new infographic from Bolt Insurance (below) based on stats from, and

Some of the nuggets include: Wasting time at work costs $134 billion each year, 39% of workers waste a daily hour at work on non-work tasks, work meetings are the biggest time-wasters and more than 6 in 10 employees spend time on websites that are not work-related.

The web site where folks waste the most time is Facebook, followed by LinkedIn. Most companies haven't done a whole lot to stop employees from wasting time on the web, only about a third use some kind of software to stop non-work web browsing.

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