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5 Trends in Higher Ed Compensation: 2016 Compensation Data Colleges & Universities Results Now Available

Posted by KC Hall on May 18, 2016 11:32:39 AM

The 2016 Compensation Data Colleges & Universities results are now available! This year’s results feature data collected from 342 higher education organizations with more than 460,000 incumbents across the country.


On the importance of the 2016 compensation data report, Compdata Vice President Amy Kaminski explains, “In an ever-shifting workplace landscape, HR professionals strive to find the perfect combination of total rewards that will not only attract employees, but also lead to employee satisfaction and engagement. With data covering 950 jobs across campus, employers can access accurate compensation and benefits market data without having to buy several reports to get a clear picture of how their institution compares to the market.”

Offering data points unique to the higher education industry, Compensation Data Colleges & Universities reporting includes faculty pay methods, teaching load and contingent faculty practices. Users can filter pay data by industry classification, enrollment size, tenure status, local geographic area, and other breakouts important to their institution’s unique needs.

Find out how colleges and universities are handling critical items, such as pay increases, employee incentives and cost containment. Learn about current turnover trends and recruiting practices in higher education.

Compensation Data Colleges & Universities is available for the following regions: Midwest, Northeast, South Central, Southeast and West. It is also available as a National Suite, giving higher ed organizations the opportunity to build a customized package of compensation resources to best meet their needs.

Find more information about the 2016 Compensation Data Colleges & Universities results at


About Compdata Surveys & Consulting

Since 1988, Compdata Surveys & Consulting has provided HR professionals with the compensation tools they need to stay competitive. With an extensive pay and benefits database and experienced compensation consultants, we are a full-service firm providing innovative solutions to complex compensation challenges. Thousands of organizations provide data in each of our 12 industry-specific surveys every year, ensuring the reliability of our results. For more information about the compensation and benefits surveys, contact KC Hall at (800) 300-9570.Download free report turnover rate by state

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