Compensation: Salary Survey: Conducting Your Own

How do I conduct a salary survey?

Comprehensive methodology for conducting salary surveys Use of clear and consistent guidelines for evaluating labor market conditions Identifying benchmark positions and employers
Goal: To develop a survey process that is streamlined and refined
Goal: To impove the methodology and survey process


Determining 'benchmark' positions

Describing benchmark jobs

Grouping positions into job families

Defining what data to collect

Collecting Job Data

Designing the questionnaire form and brief job descriptions

Assurance of Confidentiality

Before you begin the salary survey, you should examine the measures taken to ensure the confidentiality of the survey participants.

Access to results?

Identification of participants