Employers that automatically enroll their workers in 401(k) plans tend to match their employees’ savings at a lower level than other employers, according to a report from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.

About 90% of automatically enrolled 401(k) plans offer an employer match. Typically, employers match 50 cents of every dollar an employee saves, up to 6% of their salary. But workers in automatically enrolled plans received 34 cents on every dollar, whereas those in plans without automatic enrollment got 47 cents.

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