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Nicole's weird tip

If you have ever had a job in the service industry chances are you have received some pretty crappy tips. A new study by revealed that Baby Boomers are the BEST tippers but our audience disagrees!

The survey by finds,

  • Despite one-third of Americans vowing to be better tippers in 2020 and 2021, the amount of people tipping has decreased.
  • In 2022, 73% of Americans say they always tip when going to restaurants, which is down from 77% in 2019, and 75% in 2021.
  • Other than the 73% who always tip, when it comes to tipping in 2022:
    • 14% tip most of the time.
    • 9% tip sometimes.
    • 4% never tip.
  • Broken down by generations, the percentage that always tip include:
    • 52% of Gen Z.
    • 60% of Millennials.
    • 77% of Gen X.
    • 87% of Baby Boomers.
  • Meanwhile 78% of women always tip, while 68% of men say the same.
  • Of course, how much money a person has does affect their tipping.
  • 26% of those with incomes over $1 million say they always tip, as compared to 19% of those who make less than $50K.


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