Tag: Rate Range Adjustments

Pay Budget Results for 2015 (New Survey)

[Go here for 2014 data and the rest of the survey results] 2015 Merit Increases A mere 13.8% (down from 14.1% in 2013) of survey participants have decided and/or approved their pay budgets for 2015, leaving 86.3% undecided as of the end of June. Of those who have decided, on average across all employee types, […]

2014-2015 Pay Budget Survey Results in; How Do You Compare?

Highlights of the survey: 18.2% of respondents are awarding merit increases (averaged across all employee types) of up to 2.5% in 2014 and 46.1% are awarding increases of more than 2.5% 21% of survey participants awarded an increase of 2.51–3% for “Meets requirements” and 12.9% awarded that amount for “Exceeds requirements.” The biggest challenge for […]

BLR’s 2013–2014 Pay Budget Survey Data: How Do You Compare?

What’s in the Survey Report? Here’s what you’ll find in the full survey report below: 2013 Data 2014 Data Breakdowns by Geography and Industry Criteria Used to Determine Rate Range Adjustments Pay Practices Factors That Affect Salary Increases How the Salary Range for a New Position Is Determined Sources of Salary Data HR’s Role in […]

Pay Budget Survey Indicates Modest Rises for 2012 and 2013

Among employers awarding merit increases in 2012, the most commonly cited increases ranged from 2.5% to 3.0%. This corresponds closely with SHRM’s recently announced figure of 2.8%. Last year’s survey indicated an average “planned” merit increase for 2012 of 2.1%. Actual merit increases for 2012, however, were higher than anticipated for the first time in […]