2014 Compensation Surveys Released

by ERI Salary Surveys 28. July 2014 08:42
ERI Salary Surveys has released its 2014 collection of compensation surveys for the United States and Canada. These are traditional salary surveys, reporting participant data gathered during the present and prior year (October 2013 to March 2014), complemented by two additional sections of data for comparison purposes. The result is up to three survey sources per benchmark job. [More]

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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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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What Is “Fair” Compensation?

by ERI Salary Surveys 12. October 2012 11:30

Transparency in compensation is a hot topic. Traditionally, open conversations regarding compensation and salary data are considered taboo. This produces a challenge for compensation professionals working to affect change in perceived fairness.

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Salary Increase Planning: Don't Be Tempted by COLA Figures

by Marillyn Tefft, Senior Researcher 19. September 2012 10:32

Annual cost-of-living adjustments, also known as COLA increases, become headline news in October when the Social Security Administration releases its benefits figures for the upcoming year. In 2012, the increase was 3.6%, while predictions for 2013 range from 1.3% to 1.8%. Coverage surrounding the figures may prompt HR professionals to consider how their company’s compensation increases compare.

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