A Job Creators Network/ScottRasmussen.com survey found that 20% of American adults have held a job where most of their income came from tips.
The survey also found that 42% believe workers in restaurants and bars would generally earn more money with a lower hourly rate and tips than with a $15 hourly wage and no tips. Twenty-nine percent (29%) disagree, and 30% are not sure.
Among those who have actually worked in a job where they are paid mostly in tips, 55% believe they would earn more money keeping the tips than with the higher hourly wage. Thirty-two percent (32%) take the opposite view, and 13% are not sure.
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