Lack of respect from whom? Your boss and coworkers? Your friends from school? Your relatives? If the answer is anything other than your boss and coworkers, then the answer is no, who cares what the rest of them think? You're making an honest living.
If you're talking employers and employees, then that means that you are in a bad work environment, and you should consider changing companies. Being in a bad work environment is always bad, and it makes your work quality worse, not better for it.