Overview

EAA National Surveys FlyerWelcome! If you are looking for the best source of wage, salary, or benefits data, you've come to the right place!

Members of the Employer Associations of America (EAA) have been producing reliable and comprehensive surveys for employers for decades. The national surveys are listed below. To order, please contact the Employer Association provided next to each survey.

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National Sales Compensation SurveyNational Sales Compensation

The National Sales Compensation Survey focusing solely on sales professionals and the unique ways organizations use to compensate these individuals. This survey reports on data collected for positions in sales management, outside and inside sales, and route sales. The scope and content of this survey exceeds that of many national sales surveys at a lower cost.

This survey is published with the cooperation of participating employer associations nationwide who are part of the Employer Associations of America (EAA).

Release Date: November 2021
Survey Effective Date: July 2021

Data has been categorized as follows:

• All Employees
• Sales Bonus Eligible Employees
• Sales Commission Eligible Employees

Data is broken out by:

• Geographic Area (U.S. Region & State)
• Metropolitan Statistical Area
• Size of Organization
• Gross Sales Volume
• Industry Type
• Primary Customer Type
• FLSA Status
• Profit Status

View the Table of Contents, Executive Summary, and Sample Page.

EA Contact: MRA Survey Department | surveys@mranet.org or 800.488.4845, ext. 3508.


National Executive Compensation SurveyNational Executive Compensation

The National edition contains data for the Top 48 positions in manufacturing and service firms.

Release Date: May 2021

Survey Features:

The data is segmented per position by manufacturing vs. service organization and shows statistics by sales volume for base salary, bonus, other cash payments, total compensation and percent of stock owned. It is further broken down by geographical area and type of organizational unit with a separate section of benefits/perquisites at the back.

Other topics included within each major section:

• Board of Directors pay
• Plans used to establish executive salaries and bonuses
• Formulas used to determine bonus funds
• Short-term bonus plans
• Long-term bonus plans

View the Table of Contents and Sample Page.

EA Contact: HR Source Survey Department | surveys@hrsource.org or 630.965.7600


National Policies & Practices SurveyNational Policies & Practices

Sick/Personal Day; Miscellaneous Benefits; Pay Practices; Recruitment, Training and Development; and Employee/Community Relations.

Release Date: February 2022
Survey Conducted: Biennially (early fall 2021)

Survey Includes:

• Breakouts by employee group (union; non-union; non-exempt, clerical, technical; exempt professional, managerial)
• Breakouts by company size by employee group
• Total respondent's data by employee group
• Detailed topical index by subject

Sample Questions:

• How many paid holidays do you give?
• How is PTO earned?
• Does your organization have a policy that allows/encourages employees to volunteer for outside charitable organizations during working hours?
• How does your organization pay for maternity leave?
• Does your organization carry employment practices liability insurance?
• Does your organization conduct exit interviews?
• Do you offer employee stock options?

...and many more!

View the Table of Contents and Sample Page.

EA Contact: HR Source Survey Department | surveys@hrsource.org or 630.965.7600


National Wage and Salary Survey CoverNational Wage & Salary

What resource provides comparative wage data for local areas of the country? The National Wage & Salary Survey is an accurate and comprehensive source for this important information. This report is especially useful for companies with operations in multiple regions, for national recruiting, and for adjusting pay rates for transferred employees.

This survey is published with the cooperation of participating employer associations nationwide who are part of the Employer Associations of America (EAA).

Release Date: December 2021
Data Effective Date: January 2022 (compiled data are uniformly aged to this date)

Survey Features:

The report covers over 150 benchmark positions:

• Managerial, supervisory and professional positions
• Nonexempt hourly and technical positions
• Industrial and production positions

Each position report includes the job description with data reported for all responses and by reporting Employer Association. Data reported include:

• Number of organizations reporting
• Number of employees reported
• Weighted average
• Median

View the Table of Contents and Sample Page.

EA Contact: MRA Survey Department | surveys@mranet.org or 800.488.4845, ext. 3508.


National IT & Engineering SurveyNational IT & Engineering Compensation

This survey contains a full range of IT and engineering positions.

This survey is published with the cooperation of participating employer associations nationwide who are part of the Employer Associations of America (EAA).

Release Date: September 2021

Survey Features:

Compensation data includes the following:

• Base Compensation
• Salary Ranges
• Annual Bonus
• Total Compensation

Each job classification is displayed by sub-groupings:

• 10 Geographic Regions
• 17 Major Industry Groups
• Multiple breakouts by:

• Total Annual Gross Revenue
• Asset Size (Financial Activities)
• Size of Organization
• Profit Status

View the Table of Contents and Sample Page.

EA Contact: MRA Survey Department | surveys@mranet.org or 800.488.4845, ext. 3508.


National Business Trends Survey CoverNational Business Trends

Trends covered include Business Outlook, Staffing Plans, Pay Strategies, and Business Improvement Measures. Also includes Significant Trends Analyses for National and Regional Reports.

The Employer Associations of America (EAA) conducts the National Business Trends Survey annually, in cooperation with employer associations nationwide.

Release Date: November 2021

Results are reported by geographic area:

• National
• Regional (Midwest, Northeast, Southern, and Western)
• State

View the Table of Contents and Sample Page.

EA Contact: Cascade Employers Association | McKenna Arnold, marnold@cascadeemployers.com or 503.585.4320


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Quotation from, or reproduction of, any part of the material contained in the EAA surveys, in any form or other means (written, electronic transmission, or databases) without prior permission in writing from EAA is prohibited. All questions about, or requests to reproduce, the information in this survey should be directed to Zach Day at 262.696.3389 or zach.day@mranet.org.