54% of employees occasionally check their personal inboxes

54% of employees with personal email accounts say they at least occasionally check their personal inboxes while at work. Most do so on a daily basis; 39% of all personal emailers say they check their personal accounts at least once a day at work, while 15% report checking in less often than that. Just 7% admit to refreshing their personal inboxes at work constantly, and 4% say they check in several times an hour, according to Pew Internet Project. 66% of employees frequent checking of work-related email earning $75,000 per year or more say they check their personal accounts at work, compared with just 45% of those in jobs earning less than $30,000 annually.