Pay-for-Performance and Executive Compensation

by Malak Kazan, CECP, CCP, CBP, GRP 26. November 2012 15:09

Pay-for-performance for executives is incentive compensation aligned to business objectives that are typically defined prior to the beginning of the performance period.  Most pay-for-performance plans are short-term incentive plans that qualify for IRC Section 162(m) tax deduction. The award amounts are derived based on a formula and reported in the Non-equity Incentive Plan Compensation column of the Proxy’s Summary Compensation Table. 

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Local OES Averages

by Christopher Chasteen, Ph.D., CCP 26. November 2012 09:49

ERI continually reviews Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) data, a survey collected via a headcount of individuals within an occupational family and then converted into salary estimates. Recently, local OES “All Occupations” averages appear overstated. 

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CEO Compensation at Charities – What Influences Pay?

by Linda M. Lampkin, Senior Nonprofit Compensation Specialist 16. November 2012 08:40

A recently released report on compensation for CEOs of charities authored by Charity Navigator confirms what ERI Economic Research Institute has found in its research over the past decades – what a CEO gets paid depends on the location, the size, and the mission of the organization.

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Pending Legislation May Affect Domestic Mobile Workforce

by Marillyn Tefft, Senior Researcher 14. November 2012 13:37

It is a common trend for organizations to have employees working on multiple projects across the U.S. Most states are trying to increase revenue dollars; therefore, many are ramping up their enforcement of tracking mobile employees to ensure that tax laws are being followed. Technology has also made it easier for state tax auditors to monitor companies with a mobile workforce.

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Salary Survey Data Trends - IT Jobs

by Lyle Leritz, Ph.D. 12. November 2012 09:43

Organizations throughout the U.S. and Canada are currently submitting compensation data for use in ERI’s traditional, industry-specific and job function surveys. As our research team continues to prepare incoming data for the 2013 reports, we’ve examined some data trends from previous years for executives and administrative jobs. This post focuses on computer-related positions.

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