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(CNN)- America's workers are leaving vacation time on the table, and they're paying a price for it. According to Project: Time Off's latest State of American Vacation 2018, the American workforce gave up 705 million vacation days last year alone.

Of those days, 212 million were forfeited -- they could not be banked, rolled over or paid out. That forfeited time cost employees $62 billion in lost benefits. In other words, the average employee actually donated $561 in "free" work to their employer by not using their vacation time.

On average, Americans take 17.2 days a vacation a year. 

Check out the full report here. 

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