The National Compensation Forecast is designed to capture salary changes across a broad range of of jobs found in the United States economy. This index shows how national compensation has changed over the ten years prior to the time of publication: Ocober 2016. Specifically, the data range used for this study was October 1, 2006, to October 1, 2016.
The data for the 2017 forecast comes from data submitted to ERI’s Salary Increase Survey & Forecast, which represents data from 2,840 organizations. In this survey, participants are asked about their budget and structure movement plans for the upcoming 12 months.