Nucleus Research published results from a survey-based study stating that spam (i.e. junk email) costs U.S. businesses "$712 per employee per year, or $71 billion annually."
Survey results were based on a
$30-per-hour pay rate, a
2,080-hour work year,
100,249,046 U.S. email-using workers, and that email users spend
16 secondson average processing a spam email message. On average a worker receives
21 spam email messages per day.
- NucleusResearch.com:: Spam Costing US Businesses $712 Per Employee Each Year
- CMSconnect.com:: Cost of Spam Calculator
Creator: Gerald D. Thurman
Created: 03 April 2007