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2017-2018 Salary Budget Survey
2017-2018
Salary Budget & Compensation Planning Survey
Salary Increase Budget Data for over 144 Countries
The 2017-2018 Salary Budget Update & Compensation Planning Survey focuses on current and projected budgets for base salary increases, salary range structure adjustments, promotional increases, and variable pay budgets. Practices topics include salary budgeting, human capital expense strategies, workforce metrics, and total rewards strategies.

Participating Organizations

The 2017-2018 Culpepper Salary Budget & Compensation Planning Survey Report includes data collected from 1,892 participating organizations providing salary budget data for employees in 144 countries.

Publication Date:
August 18, 2017.

Survey Dates:
May 2, 2017 through August 8, 2017.

Participants by Industry Sector:
Technology 28.7%, Life Sciences 9.6%, Healthcare 10.7%, Business/Professional Services 3.8%, Charitable Organizations & Foundations 1.3%, Distribution & Retail 4.1%, Education 2.0%, Energy & Utilities 4.2%, Engineering 2.0%, Finance & Insurance 7.9%, Government & Public Administration 3.7%, Hospitality: Food/Lodging / Recreation/Tourism 2.2%, Manufacturing 11.7%, Media & Advertising 2.7%, Real Estate 0.9%, Research Institutes & Organizations 1.2%, Transportation / Logistics / Supply Chain 2.2%, and Other Sectors 1.0%.

Participants by Number of Employees:
Up to 100: 11.0%, 101 to 500: 18.4%, 501 to 2,500: 26.1%, 2,501 to 10,000: 23.9%, and Over 10,000: 20.6%.

Participants by Ownership:
Publicly Traded 36.7%, Private (For-Profit) 44.9%, Non-Profit/Not-For-Profit 14.8%, and Government (or funded/sponsored by Government) 3.7%.

Comprehensive Report Outputs

Comprehensive results are available across three different files:

  1. Overview Report
    PDF (.pdf) Format | 67 Pages
  2. Data Tables
    Excel (.xlsx) Format | Over 50 tables across 11 worksheets
  3. Custom Excel Reporting Tool

Culpepper Salary Budget Survey Our Custom Salary Budget Excel Reporting Tool provides detailed and customized outputs, including percentile metrics, results with and without zeros, and user-selected data cuts by country, geographic locale, industry sector, number of employees, ownership, and start-up status.

Note: The Custom Excel Reporting Tool requires Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher on Microsoft Windows 7 or higher.

Availability / Pricing / Order Form

    • FREE to participants in the 2017-2018 Culpepper Salary Budget & Compensation Planning Survey. Results were emailed to qualifying participants on August 18, 2017.
    • $895 USD for non-participants.
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