About EG’s Survey Program


The 2017 IT & Engineering & HR Budgets & Human Capital Benchmark Surveys are now open for participation!


Employers Group’s Research Department surveys and produces 5 annual reports covering hourly nonexempt to executive & mid-management, and practices & benefits. Our participation program is open to all firms, from varying industries and company size. See sample of past participants.

We only use trusted methods to acquire data just for your needs. Create competitive compensation and benefits plans and see how well your organization matches against the current market. Contribute to our surveys and be a part of both Californian regional and US data.


Participating in the EG Survey Program provides you with an array of benefits:

  • “SmartComp” Market Analysis
    • View a customized comparison of your company’s compensation data to the current market
    • Easily sorted by average base, salary ranges, or percentage differences for locating just what you need
    • Look over the market job descriptions compared to your own job title
  • Online Survey Library
    • Access to Your Survey Reports, downloadable as an eBook/PDF and Excel Spreadsheet
    • Check out the Job Descriptions for over 750 Hourly, Professional, Sales, and IT & Engineering jobs, available as a downloadable document
  • Online Compensation Database
    • Now easier to locate survey compensation data!
    • Locate specific wages and salary ranges sorted by survey edition, functional area, and geographic location

How to Participate

To begin participation, Download our template or complete online. Then submit your completed forms to us at: surveys@employersgroup.com.

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Service Fees

Service fees are based on (1) A company’s participation and purchase history over the last twelve month and (2) Active membership with Employers Group.

The sliding-scale fees are as follows:

  • Member $55 / Non-Member $125 – Participation or purchase of last two surveys
  • Member $129 / Non-Member $225 – Participation or purchase the last survey
  • Member $295 / Non-Member $395 – No participation nor purchase the last two surveys

Companies may also purchase individual (single) surveys or the entire set of surveys via a Survey Suite.

2017 Survey Schedule

The following schedule can be used throughout the year for all surveys.  Purchase reports online.

* All compensation survey data is collected year round eComp (Online Compensation System).





Executive & Mid-Management Total Compensation Survey February  February 1st March April
Regional Wage (Nonexempt) Survey  April April 1st June July
IT & Engineering  Compensation Survey  June  June 1st August September
HR Budgets & Human Capital Benchmark Survey July  July 1st September September
Professional & Sales Personnel Compensation Survey  October  October 1st November December


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