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Five Engineering Jobs in Manufacturing and Distribution That Are Hot Right Now 

Posted by KC Hall on Sep 10, 2015 8:01:32 AM

Kansas City, Kan.— In Manufacturing & Distribution, some Engineering jobs are especially hot right now, seeing much higher pay increases than the national average increase of 2.9 percent, according to the 2015 Compensation Data Manufacturing & Distribution survey results. The top 5 Engineering “hot jobs” in Manufacturing & Distribution:

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Topics: compensation, Manufacturing & Distribution, Hot Jobs, Survey Results

5 Labor Stats for Labor Day

Posted by KC Hall on Sep 3, 2015 9:06:51 AM

With Labor Day quickly approaching, we thought it'd be fun to share some labor stats from the Manufacturing & Distribution industries.

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Topics: employee turnover, compensation, time off, salary survey, pay increase, Manufacturing, distrbution

Workspan Magazine: Making Salary Surveys Work for You

Posted by Amy Kaminski on Sep 3, 2013 5:24:48 AM

As published by workspan magazine - September 2013

By Theresa M. Worman, Compdata Surveys, and Greg J. Wolf, Compdata Consulting

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Topics: In the News, workspan, compensation

Salaries for Administrative Professionals on the Rise

Posted by Amy Kaminski on Apr 23, 2013 3:06:38 AM

Kansas City, Kan. – Wednesday is Administrative Professionals Day® and administrative assistants and secretaries across the country are being delivered cards, flowers and treated to lunch in appreciation for the services they provide. In addition to the gestures bestowed on this increasingly valuable group of employees, many have also enjoyed increasing salaries over the past year. The Compdata Surveys 2012 BenchmarkPro survey results found executive assistants earn an average base salary of $54,500, up 5.6 percent from 2011.

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Topics: compensation, News, Salaries, Jobs, BenchmarkPro

Pay Range Adjustments to Largely Stagnate Through 2013

Posted by Amy Kaminski on Nov 16, 2012 7:52:19 AM

Original Article: Recruiter.com

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Topics: In the News, compensation, Pay Range Adjustments, pay increase budgets

Pay Range Adjustments Slowly Continue to Climb

Posted by Amy Kaminski on Nov 14, 2012 2:02:19 AM

Kansas City, Kan. – The average pay increase budget projected for organizations in 2013 is 2.8 percent, up slightly from 2.7 percent reported in 2012 according Compdata Surveys 2012 BenchmarkPro survey results. Pay range adjustments aren't expected to show much improvement either as more than three-quarters of organizations have a formal pay structure with pay ranges in place that have or will be adjusted in 2012. The average pay range adjustment reported in 2012 was 1.9 percent, up from 1.7 percent reported in 2011 and 1.6 percent reported in 2010. Pay range adjustments are projected to remain stable in 2013 at 1.9 percent.

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Topics: compensation, News, BenchmarkPro, Pay Range Adjustments

Americans Eyeing Executive Salaries as Election Approaches

Posted by Amy Kaminski on Oct 24, 2012 9:08:19 AM

Original Article: The Recruiters Lounge

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Topics: In the News, compensation, executive compensation, Salaries

Americans Eyeing Executive Salaries as Election Approaches

Posted by Amy Kaminski on Oct 24, 2012 3:16:05 AM

Kansas City, Kan. – With the election just two weeks away and much emphasis being placed on the increasing wage gap between the upper and middle classes, executive pay is once again becoming a source of scrutiny for many Americans. Compdata Surveys' Executive Compensation 2012/2013 survey results reported chief executive officers earned an average base salary of $413,300 in 2012.

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Topics: compensation, News, executive compensation, Salaries

America's Highest-Paying Office Jobs

Posted by Amy Kaminski on Oct 12, 2012 9:01:50 AM

Original Article: Forbes

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Topics: In the News, compensation, Salaries, Jobs

Hospitality Pay Increase Budgets Show Slight Increase

Posted by Amy Kaminski on Sep 10, 2012 3:35:13 AM

Kansas City, Kan.— The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported the unemployment rate dropped slightly to 8.1 percent as of August 2012. Though the unemployment rate appears to have stagnated over the past several months, pay increase budgets are beginning to show signs of improvement. The 2012 Compensation Data Hospitality survey results reported pay increase budgets at 2.7 percent, reflecting an increase from 2.4 percent reported in 2011 and 1.9 percent reported in 2010. Pay increase budgets are projected to increase to 2.9 percent in 2013.

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Topics: compensation, News, Hospitality, pay increase budgets

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