PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – According to a salary survey on, asking your boss for a raise actually works. Well, most of the time.

The research says that 56 percent of employees have never asked for a raise, but those workers who did ask had a success rate of 66 percent.

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The success rate is pretty much the same for male and female workers, but women are reportedly less likely to ask for a raise compared to men.

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To see the full survey, click here.

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