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Small Business Compensation Survey
Comprehensive and Affordable Compensation Market Data
Comprehensive Solutions for Small Businesses
Culpepper Small Business Surveys provide private companies with fewer than 500 employees comprehensive and affordable access to our compensation database.

Wide Range of Jobs

Culpepper Small Business Compensation Surveys includes access to all jobs across each of our core compensation surveys by job function:.

Company-Sourced Data
Collected Directly from Participating Companies


Culpepper Compensation Surveys include current market data collected directly from HR and compensation professionals in participating organizations. You have the option to segment data by company size, ownership, and industry sector.
Global Compensation Data
We report worldwide compensation data to meet your local, national, and international needs.

Precise and Relevant Local Geographic Data
We provide compensation data for specific geographic locations, allowing you to more accurately price your jobs.
Access Current Data Throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation market data year-round, allowing you to base your decisions on always-current data.

Comprehensive Compensation 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.

Unlimited Customizable Reports
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, data cuts, statistical metrics, you-to-market comparisons, and more.
Participation Requirements

To ensure that we report current and comprehensive data, we require participation in Culpepper Compensation Surveys.

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

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Data Confidentiality

We fully recognize the sensitivity of survey participant data and hold individual company and employee-level data in strict confidence. We only publish survey data in anonymized, aggregate form. Data sufficiency and security controls are in place to ensure that we do not disclose your company's compensation practices or any personally identifiable information (PII) of your employees.

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Data Integrity & Methodology

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
Compensation data is collected directly from HR professionals in participating organizations.

Data Integrity
Data is carefully reviewed by Culpepper compensation analysts.

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

Regulatory Compliance
Comply with data protection & privacy laws and antitrust safe harbor guidelines.

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Subscription License and Pricing Information

Culpepper Small Business Compensation Surveys are designed for and limited to private companies with fewer than 500 worldwide employees.

Eligibility for Small Business Compensation Surveys
Survey Eligibility
Small Business 500 Limited to private companies with fewer than 500 worldwide employees.
Small Business 250 Limited to private companies with fewer than 250 worldwide employees.
Small Business 125 Limited to private companies with fewer than 125 employees and operations in only one or two countries.
Small Business 50 Limited to private companies with fewer than 50 employees and operations in only one country.
Small Business 25 Limited to private companies with fewer than 25 employees and operations in only one geographic location.
Note: Publicly-traded companies are not eligible for Small Business Solutions. If your company is publically-traded, see Culpepper Complete Solutions.
Online Subscription License
An annual online subscription license to Culpepper Small Business Compensation Surveys includes:

All Culpepper Jobs
Access compensation reports for all jobs by broad job function (e.g., Executive, Engineering, Operations, Sales, Technology) that have reportable data.

International, National, Regional, and Local Compensation Data
Access compensation reports for all countries and locations with reportable data that are included in your survey license and data submission.
  • Small Business 250 and 500
    Global
  • Small Business 125
    One to Two Countries
  • Small Company 50
    One Country
  • Small Company 25
    One Geographic Location
Access 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.

You-to-Market Comparisons
After you complete participation requirements; and compensation data for your organization has been imported into our system, you will be able to view you-to-market comparisons enabling you to identify jobs that are above or below-market rates.

User Licenses
You can authorize access for up to four internal employee users and one external non-employee HR consultant advising your company on your compensation plans and practices.
  • Small Business 500
    Four Employee Users
  • Small Business 250
    Three Employee Users
  • Small Business 50 and 125
    Two Employee Users
  • Small Business 25
    One Employee User
Note: Culpepper Complete Solutions allow for an unlimited number of internal employee users on your company's subscription license.
Pricing and License Options
Culpepper Small Business Compensation Surveys provide significant savings on your subscription license by bundling four or more core compensation surveys by job function (i.e., Executive, Engineering, Healthcare, Life Sciences, Operations, Sales, Technology) into a comprehensive solution.

Discounts are available for startups and not-for-profit organizations.

To learn more or request a price quote, please contact our sales team with details about your needs.