2012 Salary Surveys Set for Release August 2

by ERI Salary Surveys 19. July 2012 15:13

ERI Salary Surveys’ full line of 2012 industry and job function compensation surveys for the United States and Canada are available for purchase starting August 2.

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Salary Increases for Executive VPs by Industry

by Lyle Leritz, Ph.D. 17. July 2012 14:00

This third and final analysis in a series regarding executive compensation at the industry level focuses on base pay for Executive Vice Presidents (EVP).

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A Look at COO Base Pay Among Industries

by Lyle Leritz, Ph.D. 9. July 2012 09:47

As outlined in a previous post, “Is CEO Base Pay Dropping?,” executive compensation packages have changed in recent years due to cost-control measures. While some companies have reduced or eliminated several components of executive compensation, it appears that base salaries are continuing to increase among top positions.

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Cost-of-Living Index

by Marillyn Tefft, Senior Researcher 6. July 2012 15:29

ERI Economic Research Institute’s Cost-of-Living Index ranks the price of goods and services in heavily populated U.S. cities as a percentage of the U.S. National Average. 

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What You May Not Know About Charitable Giving in the U.S.

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 5. July 2012 08:52

The Giving USA annual report on 2011 charitable giving in the United States, released last week, found that overall charitable giving increased 3.9% from the prior year.  However, after adjustment for inflation, that increase was really only 0.9%.  A more detailed look included one interesting finding: individual giving to religious organizations is dropping.  The report reconfirmed some facts not generally well understood about charities.

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