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Small Business Compensation Survey
Comprehensive and Affordable Compensation Market Data

Wide-Range of Jobs

The Culpepper Small Business Compensation Survey solution includes a cross-section of jobs from the following core compensation surveys by job function.

Compensation Market Data Compensation Market Data
Compensation Market Data
from Participating Companies


Our Small Business Compensation Survey solution include current market data from other participating small companies allowing you to price your jobs against similar size companies.

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Access Current Compensation Market Data Throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation data year-round, allowing you to base your decisions on always-current data.

Compensation outputs include base salaries, salary structures, short-term cash incentives, total cash compensation, equity compensation & long-term incentives, total direct compensation, incentive eligibility, hourly pay rates, shift differentials, compensation ratios, and more.

We provide powerful and easy-to-use online reporting tools for viewing and analyzing compensation data. You can request an unlimited number of customizable compensation reports at no extra fee. Customization options include preferences for compensation outputs, you-to-market comparisons, data cuts, statistical metrics, and more.
We provide compensation data for specific geographic locations, allowing you to more accurately price your jobs.
Participation Requirements

To ensure that we are reporting current and comprehensive compensation data, participation is required for all Culpepper Compensation Surveys.

All subscribers must submit current compensation data for all employees matching jobs covered in each survey and geographic location included in a survey license.

We fully recognize the sensitivity of survey participant & client data and hold individual company and incumbent-level data in strictest confidence. Data submitted to Culpepper is not disclosed to or resold by third parties. Survey data is only published in aggregate form and is never displayed or released by Culpepper in such a way that a participant's pay levels, practices, or personally identifiable information (PII) could be determined.

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Five Benefits of Participating >
Survey Methodology

We collect compensation data directly from HR professionals in participating organizations, and our analysts carefully verify all data before entry into our database. You can use our data with confidence in both the source and survey methodology.

Designed for Business Use by Employers
Do not collect data from consumers or data self-reported by employees.

Source of Data
We collect compensation data directly from HR professionals in participating organizations.

Data Integrity
All survey data is carefully reviewed by Culpepper compensation analysts.

Survey Cycle
Data is collected, updated, and audited throughout the year.

Legal Compliance
Adhere to privacy laws and antitrust safe harbor guidelines.

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Subscription License Order Information


Culpepper Small Business Compensation Surveys are designed for and limited to technology, engineering, and life science companies with fewer than 100 employees and operations in one geographic location.

Online Subscription License Includes:

Wide Range of Jobs
Access compensation reports for a cross-section of jobs from our Executive, Engineering, Life Sciences, Operations, Sales, and Technology core compensation surveys by job function.

National, Regional, and Local Compensation Data
Access compensation reports for your geographic location with reportable data for the geoographic locale included in your survey license.
  • United States
    Geographic data cuts in Small Business Survey subscriptions licensed for U.S. data include one metropolitan statistical area (locale), one geographic region, and one geographic pay zone based on the zip code location selected at the time you place a subscription order.
  • International
    Geographic data cuts in Small Business Survey subscriptions licensed for international data include all cities with sufficient data in the country selected at the time you place a subscription order.
Note: Unrestricted company-size data cuts are available in our other compensation surveys.

Access to Current Data Throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation data year-round. At the beginning of each month, we publish new datasets with current data for our online reports. You have the option to use the latest dataset or continue working with an existing dataset. New jobs, countries, and specific breakouts are made available as soon as sufficient data is collected and verified from participating companies.

Unlimited Number of Customizable Reports
You can request an unlimited number of customizable compensation reports at no additional fee.

Company-size data cuts and custom peer groups are limited to comparisons against other small companies, allowing you to price your jobs against similar sized companies.
Culpepper Small Business 100
Compensation Survey
1 Year $2,595  USD Contact Us
to Order
The Small Business 100 discounted survey license is limited to companies with fewer than 100 employees and operations in one location. Company-size data cuts are limited to comparisons against small companies with fewer than 100 employees.
Culpepper Small Business 50
Compensation Survey
1 Year $1,495  USD Contact Us
to Order
The Small Business 50 discounted survey license is limited to companies with fewer than 50 employees and operations in one location. Company-size data cuts are limited to comparisons against small companies with fewer than 50 employees.
Subscribe today and leverage a modest investment in Culpepper Compensation Surveys to strategically manage your company's largest expense: Compensation.