Benchmark Survey Data
Employers Council has been gathering and distributing survey data since 1947. Our diverse membership enables us to gather information on a wide variety of topics and segment that data into meaningful, useful information for our members. Quality data are essential to make good decisions that drive desired results. For compensation and benefits planning, and many other employment practices, Employers Council members have relied on our surveys for decades. A team of seasoned and dedicated survey experts collect and validate the data to ensure accuracy. Providing data breakouts by industry, geographic area, and other relevant factors, our compensation and benefits surveys provide “apples to apples” comparisons so members can accurately identify marketplace conditions and strategically benchmark budgeting and business decisions. Contact the Surveys team with questions and special requests to confidently make key decisions.
- Benchmark Compensation (Geographic, Industry, Employment Size)
- Industry Compensation (Health care, public employers, technology, etc.)
- Benefits and Policies
- HR Metrics
- Salary Budgeting
Employers Council is a resource for business, economic, and human resource information used in the development of HR policies, benefit design, and compensation plans. Our surveys focus on compensation, benefits, policies, and HR metrics in specific geographic areas and industries.
- Benchmark Compensation
- HR Metrics
- Health, Welfare, and Retirement Plans
- Miscellaneous Benefits and Pay Practices
- Planning Packet
- Paid Time Off Policies
- Architects Compensation and Benefits
- Construction Compensation
- Financial Services Compensation
- Health Care/Clinic Compensation and Pay Practices
- Hospitality Compensation
- Housing Authority/Property Management Compensation
- Information Technology Compensation
- Mental/Behavioral Health Compensation
- Non-Profit/Foundation Compensation
- Public Employers Compensation
- Rural Electric Association Compensation and Benefits
- Sales Compensation and Personnel Practices - National
We are currently conducting the following surveys
We are constantly updating the list of surveys we are actively conducting. Below is our current list. Please check back frequently for updates or contact the Surveys team if you have questions.
- Compensation Surveys: Benchmark Compensation and Information Technology Compensation
- HR Metrics Survey
- Public Employers Compensation Survey
Antitrust laws prohibit wage-fixing or similar practices among competing employers. The U.S. Department of Justice advises organizations to use a third party to gather information about compensation and benefit practices and to take steps to prevent misuse of the data. Employers Council’s survey data collection and dissemination practices comply with legal requirements while reporting key metrics in a useful manner.
Employers Council has a dedicated team of experienced Survey Specialists who act as third party data collectors. We continually adapt our surveys to meet the ever changing needs of compensation and benefit professionals within the business community. We welcome feedback any time to improve or initiate new surveys.
Eligible organizations can access surveys by contacting the surveys department for assistance.
No. Employers Council surveys are not to be shared with other organizations or used with outside consultants without permission. Survey reports should be used solely by members or authorized purchasers to assist in guiding the effective management of compensation or benefit programs within their organization.
Employers Council wants you to have the data you need to make informed decisions. Organizations may obtain a Customized Survey Analysis (CSA) from any of our compensation or benefit surveys. A CSA allows an organization to compare their compensation and/or benefits against an aggregate data line of selected organizations of their choice or by a specific survey demographic. A CSA can be requested for any or all jobs or benefit questions in a survey. Contact the Surveys Team to discuss your unique CSA needs.
Employers Council’s Compensation Consulting Service can create a well-designed and custom total compensation plan to best fit your needs. Employers Council’s compensation consultants utilize a standard methodology that identifies objectives, deliverables, and specific approaches for each phase of the project. For more information visit Compensation Plans.
Employers Council Surveys staff are available for assistance:
– a personalized orientation to survey resources
– assistance with completing questionnaire
– assistance with locating specific data in our surveys
– assistance with reviewing survey results and making sense of the numbers
Pay As You Go Services
Employers Council offers a wide variety of services, available for purchase by both members and non-members. Members receive special member pricing on all pay as you go services.
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