Salt Lake Area Compensation Survey - 2017




Current Survey Status

Deadline extended to 09 June 2017!

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2017 Survey Materials Available!
23 February 2017

2016 Survey Results Available on DataCentral®
August 2016

2016 Survey Materials Available!

March 2016

Western Management Group invites you to participate in the 2017 edition of the Salt Lake Area Compensation Survey, a cross-industry regional survey. This survey was developed in conjunction with an Advisory Board consisting of representatives from specific Salt Lake area companies. 


Advisory / Design Team

We would like to thank the companies of the Advisory Team for their support and assistance. 

Associated Food Stores
Bard Access Systems
Brigham Young University
Church Of Jesus Christ Of LDS
L-3 Communications
Otto Bock Healthcare
Questar
State Of Utah
Zions Bank

Key Features

  • Actual Total Cash data including Actual Base Salary, Actual Individual Variable Pay and Actual Other Variable Pay
  • Geographic breakouts of data for two major regions in the Salt Lake Area
  • Industry, Employee Headcount and Revenue Level breakouts
  • 99 participants were included in the 2016 edition
  • Over 500 benchmark jobs, each with detailed job descriptions

New This Year

Please refer to the survey Input Instructions for a full list of updated and revised survey content.

Survey Schedule

March 2017
17 March 2017
22 March 2017
15 April 2017
July 2017
Distribution of Input Materials
Effective Date of Data
Annual Participant / Job Match Meeting
Deadline for Submission of Data - Extended to 09 June 2017
Results available to Participants via DataCentral®

Survey Fees

All survey results are delivered via our DataCentral® online survey report tool.  You have YEAR ROUND access to both the Standard Report which includes data from ALL participants on ALL jobs, and Custom Results where you can create your own report selections based on your choice of companies, product sectors, geographies, revenue, etc.  With the Custom Report you have complete control of the complexity of analyses, comparisons, and customization of results from the survey database, and you can run an unlimited number of reports to satisfy your needs on a 24x7 basis.  All results are provided in both PDF and XLS Formats, including uploadable XLS versions.

DataCentral® Access 
BOTH Standard and Custom Report Access       $ 1,450 
Hard Copy of Standard Report (in addition to the fee above)          $ 250 

Survey Discounts

We firmly believe in rewarding our survey participants for helping to make our surveys better. You can earn significant discounts this year!

$ 100   Annual Participant Meeting Discount if you attend the annual Participant Meeting  
$ 100   Previous Participant Discount for all 2016 Salt Lake Area Survey Participants  
 $ 50   PolicyCentral Discount if you complete/update the "CORE" topics in PolicyCentral
$ 300   New Participant Referral Discount to you for each new participant you refer – PLUS the company you refer also receives this discount!

Participants are invoiced when we receive their input to the survey. All applicable discounts are applied at that time.

Survey Results and Samples - DataCentral®

There are two levels of results access available depending on your needs…whether you only need the Standard Report in PDF or XLS format covering ALL of the participants and ALL of the jobs, or Custom Report access which provides complex reporting “drill-down” capabilities.  Regardless of the level chosen, all participants will receive a FULL YEAR of 24x7 access to DataCentral® to download your reports online, or run unlimited Custom Reports and get immediate results. Both levels described below will provide the analyses in both PDF and XLS Formats.

STANDARD REPORTS 
Download the full survey Standard Report which contains ALL data from ALL participants.  Your data is included in the computation of job data statistics and totals.  Available in both Adobe Acrobat.pdf and Excel.xls formats, at no additional cost. 

  • Job Descriptions:  Uploadable job descriptions in Excel, Word and Adobe Acrobat are also provided at no additional cost.
  • Summary Report:  Displays a line of data for each job, including basic statistics such as:
Average or Median Base Pay 
Average or Median Variable Cash Compensation
Average or Median Total Compensation
Total Number of Incumbents 
Total Number of Companies

View a sample of the Summary Report

  • Detail Report:  Provides a full page of data analysis for each job, including statistics on each pay element such as:
Highest Rate Reported 
90th, 75th, 50th, 25th 10th Percentiles 
Lowest Rate Reported 
Number of Employees Reported 
Employee Weighted Average 
Number of Companies 
Company Weighted Average
Earnings Mix: Showing Base, Variable Cash Compensation as a percentage of Total Cash 
Prevalence and Impact Statistics and Analysis for various Pay Elements

View a sample of the Detail Report

  • Breakout Report:  For each survey job, displays averages or median of each pay element by Product Segment, Geographic Area and Revenue.
Average or Median Base Pay
Average or Median Variable Cash Compensation
Average or Median Total Cash Compensation
Average or Median Target Bonus Percentage
Total Number of Incumbents 
Total Number of Companies 

View a sample of the Breakout Report
  • Uploadable Excel Report:  Provides a job-by-job spreadsheet report with all of the major statistics and pay elements laid out in a readily uploadable format for third party analysis software.
CUSTOM REPORTS 
The Custom Report Option offers detailed and full customized reporting capability.  Ideal for participants who need reports based on a selected set of participants or to meet specific scoping criteria.  You have complete control and flexibility in defining your own reports to include the pay elements and statistics you require.

Company Selections
Company Size by Revenue or Employment
Business Segment
Geographic Area: Region/State/Metro Area
Data Elements and Statistics Calculations
Custom Percentiles
Standard Deviations
Weighted and Simple Averages
Data Aging
And much more!

Includes all of the above reports from the Standard level PLUS

  • Uploadable Excel Breakout Report:  Similar to the Uploadable Excel Report above, PLUS adds the ability to split the results into categories such as Geography, Product, or Revenue, etc.
  • Market Comparison Report:  Provides a tabular and graphic comparison of your own company data to that of your selected market. An easy way to show competitive standing of your company.
View a sample of the Market Comparison Report

For a live demonstration of the power, flexibility and capabilities of DataCentral go to www.wmgnet.com and scroll down to ”Our Features” under “DataCentral” and click on “Take a Test Drive”, or call Donna Bowman at +1 408 399 4900 ext 228 for additional guidance.



Recent Participants - 2016

AECOM/Federal Services
Aerojet Rocketdyne
American Fork City
Agreserves
Arup Laboratories
ASM Research
Associated Food Stores
ATK Orbital
BAE Systems USA
Bard Access Systems
BD Medical Systems
Boart Longyear
Boeing
Booz Allen Hamilton
Brigham Young University
Browning
CACI International
Camber
CH2M
Church of Jesus Christ of LDS
Clean Harbors
Comcast
Compass Minerals
Davis County
DRS Technologies
eBay
Edwards Lifesciences
FBL Financial Group
FJ Management
General Dynamics/Information Technology
General Dynamics/Mission Systems 
Hexcel 
Honeywell Technology Solutions
Hoyt Archery
Huntsman Cancer Institute
IM Flash Technologies
Intercontinental Hotels Group
Intermountain Health Care
J.R. Simplot
Jacobs Technology
Jordan School District
JT3
Keycorp
Komatsu Equipment
L-3 Communications/Communications Systems-West
L-3 Communications/Link Simulation & Training
Landesk Software
Leidos
Lennox International
Lockheed Martin
ManTech International
Maverik
Merit Medical Systems
Moog Aircraft Salt Lake Ops
NCI Information Systems
Northrop Grumman
Orbit Irrigation Products
Parsons
Pitney Bowes
Questar
Raytheon
Rio Tinto Shared Services 
Rockwell Collins
Salt Lake City 
Salt Lake Community College
Salt Lake County
SGT
Sierra Nevada
Sinclair Services 
Southern Utah University
Southwest Research Institute
Stampin Up
State of Utah, DHRM
Sunrise Senior Living
Tecolote Research
Textron Systems
U.S. Foods
Unisys/Federal Systems
University of Utah
US Magnesium 
USANA Health Sciences
Utah State Courts
Utah State University Research/Space Dynamics Lab
Utah System of Higher Education
Utah Transit Authority
Utah Valley University
Valley Behavioral Health
Verizon Communications
Visa
Vivint Solar
Wasatch Front Waste and Recycling District
Waste Management
Weber State University
Wells Fargo
Westfield Group
Wood Consulting Services
WYLE
Xerox
Zions Bancorp

Survey Job Coverage

NEW AND REVISED POSITIONS INDICATED IN BOLD RED ITALICS

EXECUTIVE

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Chief Information Officer (CIO)
General Counsel
Chief Engineering Officer
Chief Human Resources Officer
Chief Administrative Officer

ADMINISTRATIVE/CLERICAL SUPPORT

Clerical Support 1
Clerical Support 2
Clerical Support 3
Clerical Support 4
Executive Assist to CEO/President 1
Executive Assist to CEO/President 2
Administrative Assistant 1
Administrative Assistant 2
Administrative Assistant 3
Receptionist 1
Receptionist 2
Copy Center Operator
Printer
Printer Lead
Messenger/Mail Clerk 2
Mailroom Supervisor
Office Supervisor
Office Manager
Librarian
Police Officer
Police Sergeant
Police Lieutenant
Retail Sales Clerk
Food Service Operator
Hot Cook
Cold Cook
Dining Room Supervisor

LEGAL

Paralegal 1
Paralegal 2
Legal Secretary 1
Legal Secretary 2
Attorney 1
Attorney 2
Attorney 3

HUMAN RESOURCES

Human Resources Assistant 1
Human Resources Assistant 2
Human Resources Assistant 3
Human Resources Coordinator
Human Resources Rep/Generalist 1
Human Resources Rep/Generalist 2
Human Resources Rep/Generalist 3
Human Resources Rep/Generalist 4
Compensation Analyst 1
Compensation Analyst 2
Compensation Analyst 3
Compensation Manager 1
Recruiter 1
Recruiter 2
Recruiter 3
Employment Manager
Training & Development Specialist 1
Training & Development Specialist 2
Training & Development Specialist 3
Training & Development Manager 1
Associate Wellness Coordinator
Wellness Manager
Industrial Hygienist 1
Industrial Hygienist 2
Industrial Hygienist 3
Occupational Health Specialist/Nurse
Environmental Health & Safety Engineer 1
Environmental Health & Safety Engineer 2
Environmental Health & Safety Engineer 3
Environmental Health & Safety Manager
Human Resources Supervisor
Human Resources Manager 1
Human Resources Director

CUSTOMER SERVICE/MARKETING SUPPORT

Trade Show/Exhibits/Events Specialist 1
Trade Show/Exhibits/Events Specialist 2
Trade Show/Exhibits/Events Specialist 3
Customer Service Representative 1
Customer Service Representative 2
Customer Service Representative 3
Customer Service Supervisor
Customer Services/Call Center Manager
Photographer 2
Photographer 3
Public Relations Specialist 1
Public Relations Specialist 2
Product Manager
Marketing Analyst 1
Marketing Analyst 2
Marketing Analyst 3
Social Media Specialist 2
Social Media Specialist 3
Web Content Specialist
Videographer 2
Videographer 3
Video Producer
Copywriter 1
Copywriter 2
Graphic Design Specialist 1
Graphic Design Specialist 2
Graphic Design Specialist 3
Call Center Representative 1 (inbound)
Call Center Representative 2 (inbound)
Call Center Representative Supervisor
Call Center Sales Manager 1
Call Center Sales Manager 2
Business Channel Development 1
Business Channel Development 2
Business Channel Development 3
Art Director

ACCOUNTING/FINANCE


Accounting Assistant 1
Accounting Assistant 2
Accounting Assistant 3
Accountant 1
Accountant 2
Accountant 3
Accountant 4
Payroll Assistant 2
Payroll Assistant 3
Payroll Manager
Payroll Director
Financial Analyst 1
Financial Analyst 2
Financial Analyst 3
Financial Analyst 4
Business Analyst 1
Business Analyst 2
Business Analyst 3
Internal Auditor 1
Internal Auditor 2
Internal Auditor 3
Internal Auditor 4
Internal Auditor Manager
Internal Auditor Director
Collection Specialist 1
Collection Specialist 2
Collection Specialist 3
Collections Supervisor
General Accounting Supervisor
General Accounting Manager
Tax Administration Director
Controller

PURCHASING/MATERIAL CONTROL

Purchasing Assistant 1
Purchasing Assistant 2
Purchasing Assistant 3
Buyer 1
Buyer 2
Buyer 3
Purchasing Supervisor
Purchasing Manager
Contract Administrator 1
Contract Administrator 2
Contract Administrator 3
Contracts Administration Manager
Material Handler 1
Material Handler 2
Material Handler 3
Material Handler 4
Material Handling Supervisor
Shipping/Receiving Clerk 1
Shipping/Receiving Clerk 2
Shipping/Receiving Clerk 3
Fork Life Operator
Light Truck Operator
Heavy Truck Operator
Tractor Trailer Operator
Stores/Shipping/Receiving Supervisor 1
Stores/Shipping/Receiving Supervisor 2
Stores/Shipping/Receiving Manager
Production Planner/Scheduler 1
Production Planner/Scheduler 2
Production Planner/Scheduler 3
Master Scheduler
Inventory/Supply Analyst 1
Inventory/Supply Analyst 2
Inventory/Supply Analyst 3
Inventory Supply Manager
Production Planning Supervisor
Materials Manager

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Computer Operator 1
Computer Operator 2
Computer Operator 3
Computer Operator 4
Data Entry Operator 1
Data Entry Operator 2
Data Entry Operator 3
Data Entry Supervisor
Database Administrator 2
Database Administrator 3
Computer Operations Supervisor
Computer Operations Manager
Network Systems Engineer/ Analyst 1
Network Systems Engineer/ Analyst 2
Network Systems Engineer/ Analyst 3
Network Systems Engineer/ Analyst 4
Telecommunications/Network Technician 1
Telecommunications/Network Technician 2
Telecommunications/Network Technician 3
Web Technical Developer 1
Web Technical Developer 2
Web Technical Developer 3
PC Support Technician 1 (In-House)
PC Support Technician 2 (In-House)
PC Support Technician 3 (In-House)
MIS/Help Desk Coordinator 1
MIS/Help Desk Coordinator 2
MIS/Help Desk Coordinator 3
Programmer Analyst 1
Programmer Analyst 2
Programmer Analyst 3
Programmer Analyst 4
Software/Systems Programmer 1
Software/Systems Programmer 2
Software/Systems Programmer 3
Software/Systems Programmer 4
Systems Programming Manager
Systems Analyst 1
Systems Analyst 2
Systems Analyst 3
Systems Analyst 4
Software/Systems Design Engineer 1
Software/Systems Design Engineer 2
Software/Systems Design Engineer 3
Software/Systems Design Engineer 4
Software/Systems Design Engineer 5
Computer/Networks Security Specialist 1
Computer/Networks Security Specialist 2
Computer/Networks Security Specialist 3
Computer/Networks Security Specialist 4
IT Project Manager 1
IT Project Manager 2
Information Technology Manager 1
Information Technology Manager 2
Cyber Security Systems Engineer 1
Cyber Security Systems Engineer 2
Cyber Security Systems Engineer 3
Cyber Security Systems Engineer 4


FACILITIES/MAINTENANCE/TRANSPORTATION


Facilities Maintenance Technician 1
Facilities Maintenance Technician 2
Facilities Maintenance Technician 3
Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician 1
Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician 2
Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician 3
Machine Maintenance Mechanic 1
Machine Maintenance Mechanic 2
Machine Maintenance Mechanic 3
Maintenance Mechanic Journey Level
Line Maintenance Supervisor
Line Maintenance Manager
Maintenance Electrician Journey Level
Maintenance Plumber Journey Level
Boiler Operator Journey Level
Painter 1
Painter 2
HVAC Mechanic
Maintenance Carpenter Journey Level
Auto Mechanic Journey Level
Fire Safety Specialist
Groundskeeper
Janitor/Custodian 1
Janitor/Custodian 2
Laundry Worker/Seamstress
Security Guard 1 Unarmed
Security Guard 2 Armed
Security Supervisor
Security Manager
Facilities Supervisor
Facilities Manager
Dispatcher
Fleet Manager

OPERATIONS/MANUFACTURING/PRODUCTION

Production Worker 1
Production Worker 2
Production Worker 3
Production Worker 4
Welder 1
Welder 2
Machinist 1
Machinist 2
Machinist 3
Journey Machinist
Tool & Die Maker
Continuous Improvement Specialist 1
Continuous Improvement Specialist 2
Continuous Improvement Specialist 3
Continuous Improvement Manager
Quality Assurance Supervisor
Quality Assurance Manager
In-process Inspector 1
In-process Inspector 2
In-process Inspector 3
In-process Inspector Supervisor 1
In-process Inspector Supervisor 2
Production Supv 1 – Manufacturing/Assembly
Project Manager 1
Project Manager 2
Production Supv 2 – Manufacturing/Assembly
Plant Manager
Production Mgr 1 – Manufacturing/Assembly
Production Mgr 2 – Manufacturing/Assembly

TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Document Control Clerk 1
Document Control Clerk 2
Document Control Clerk 3
Technical Writer 1
Technical Writer 2
Technical Writer 3
Designer 1
Designer 2
Designer 3
Engineering Technician 1
Engineering Technician 2
Engineering Technician 3
Engineering Technician 4
Electronics Development Technician 1
Electronics Development Technician 2
Electronics Development Technician 3
Electronics Development Technician 4
Mechanical Technician 1
Mechanical Technician 2
Mechanical Technician 3
Mechanical Technician 4
Chemistry Technician 1
Chemistry Technician 2
Chemistry Technician 3
Chemistry Technician 4
Test Technician 1
Test Technician 2
Test Technician 3
Test Technician 4
Instrumentation/Calibration Technician 1
Instrumentation/Calibration Technician 2
Instrumentation/Calibration Technician 3
Instrumentation/Calibration Technician 4
Production Technician 1
Production Technician 2
Production Technician 3
Production Technician 4

ENGINEERING

Engineer/Scientist 1
Engineer/Scientist 2
Engineer/Scientist 3
Engineer/Scientist 4
Engineer/Scientist 5
Engineer/Scientist Project Leader/Supv.
Engineer/Scientist Supervisor/Manager 1
Engineer/Scientist Manager 2/Director
Environmental Engineer 1
Environmental Engineer 2
Environmental Engineer 3
Environmental Engineer 4
Environmental Engineer 5
Electronic/Hardware Engineer 1
Electronic/Hardware Engineer 2
Electronic/Hardware Engineer 3
Electronic/Hardware Engineer 4
Electronic/Hardware Engineer 5
Mechanical Engineer 1
Mechanical Engineer 2
Mechanical Engineer 3
Mechanical Engineer 4
Mechanical Engineer 5
Test Engineer 1
Test Engineer 2
Test Engineer 3
Test Engineer 4
Manufacturing Engineer 1
Manufacturing Engineer 2
Manufacturing Engineer 3
Manufacturing Engineer 4
Manufacturing Engineer 5
Process Improvement Engineer 1
Process Improvement Engineer 2
Process Improvement Engineer 3
Process Improvement Engineer 4
Process Improvement Engineer 5
Chemist 1
Chemist 2
Chemist 3
Land Surveyor 1
Land Surveyor 3
Civil/Construction Engineer 1
Civil/Construction Engineer 2
Civil/Construction Engineer 3
Civil/Construction Engineer 4
Quality Engineer 1
Quality Engineer 2
Quality Engineer 3
Quality Engineer 4
Quality Engineer 5
Geologist 1
Geologist 2
Geologist 3

FINANCIAL SERVICES/BANKING

Branch Teller 1
Branch Teller 2
Branch Teller 3
Personal Banker
Private Banking Relationship Operator
Private Banker
Private Banking Relationship Manager
Loan Processing Clerk 1
Loan Processing Clerk 2
Loan Processing Clerk 3
Consumer Loan Officer
Consumer Loan Collector 1
Consumer Loan Collector 2
Consumer Loan Manager
Commercial Loan Officer 1
Commercial Loan Officer 2
Commercial Loan Officer 3
Branch Manager-Lending 1
Branch Manager-Lending 2
Branch Manager-Lending 3
Branch Manager-Lending 4
Branch Manager – Non-Lending 1
Branch Manager – Non-Lending 2
Branch Manager – Non-Lending 3
Branch Manager – Non-Lending 4
Trust Asset Administrator 1
Trust Asset Administrator 2
Trust Asset Administrator 3
Trust Asset Administration Manager
Mortgage Loan Specialist 1
Mortgage Loan Specialist 2
Mortgage Loan Specialist 3

INSURANCE

Claims Processor 1
Claims Processor 2
Claims Processor 3
Adjuster 1
Adjuster 2

HEALTH CARE/SERVICES

Unit Secretary/Unit Coordinator
Enrollment Processor 1
Enrollment Processor 2
Enrollment Processor 3
Admitting Clerk/Registration Clerk
Medical Records Transcriptionist
Medical Records Clerk
Medical Records Encoder
Pharmacy Technician
Pharmacist
Medical Laboratory Technologist
Physical Therapy Aide
Physical Therapist
Respiratory Therapist (Registered)
Cardiac Catheter Technician
Radiological Technologist
Histologist
Anesthesia Technician
Telemetry Monitor Technician
Operating Room Technician (Certified)
Mammography Technician
Specimen Processing Technician
MRI Technologist
Cardiologist Technician
Central Service/Processing Technician
Nuclear Medicine Technologist
CT Technologist
Ultrasound Technologist
Ophthalmic Imager
Angiography Technologist
Biomedical Technician
Cytotechnologist
Phlebotomist
Medical Technologist 1
Medical Technologist 2
Psychiatric Technician
Cath Lab Technician
Cath Lab Nurse
Coder/Biller
Medical Assistant 1
Medical Assistant 2
Health Claims Analyst 1
Health Claims Analyst 2
Health Claims Analyst 3
Occupational Therapist
Nurse Practitioner/Clinician/Physicians Assistant 1
Nurse Practitioner/Clinician/Physicians Assistant 2
Nurse Practitioner/Clinician/Physicians Assistant 3
Licensed Vocational Nurse 1
Licensed Vocational Nurse 2
Registered Nurse 1
Registered Nurse 2
Registered Nurse 3
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Nursing Shift Supervisor
Utilization Nurse/Case Manager 1
Utilization Nurse/Case Manager 2
Social Worker
Health Program Specialist
Psychologists
Dentist
Medical Doctor