Culpepper Global Salary Budget Survey Culpepper Global Salary Budget Survey
2017 Salary Budget
Update Survey
Global Salary Increase Budget Data for 136 Countries
The 2017 Culpepper Salary Budget Update & Compensation Planning Survey provides updates to salary budget projections reported last year. Topics covered include base salary increases, salary range structure adjustments, promotional increases, variable pay budgets, salary budgeting practices, human capital cost containment strategies and total rewards strategies.

Results include salary budget breakouts by type of job, performance, industry sector, company size, city, and country.

Participating Organizations

The 2017 Culpepper Salary Budget Update & Compensation Planning Survey Report includes data collected from 2,096 participating organizations providing salary budget data for employees in 136 countries.

Publication Date:
March 31, 2017.

Survey Dates:
January 4, 2017 through March 22, 2017.

Participants by Industry Sector:
Technology 33.0%, Life Sciences 9.2%, Healthcare 8.9%, Business/Professional Services 3.7%, Charitable Organizations & Foundations 1.4%, Distribution & Retail 4.3%, Education 2.1%, Energy & Utilities 3.7%, Engineering / Construction / Architecture 1.9%, Finance & Insurance 8.5%, Government & Public Administration 1.5%, Hospitality: Food/Lodging / Recreation/Tourism 1.8%, Manufacturing 11.7%, Media & Advertising 2.7%, Real Estate 0.8%, Research Institutes & Organizations (Other) 1.0%, Transportation / Logistics / Supply Chain 2.1%, and Other Sectors 2.1%.

Participants by Number of Employees:
Up to 100: 13.0%, 101 to 500: 20.1%, 501 to 2,500: 25.4%, 2,501 to 10,000: 23.8%, and Over 10,000: 17.7%.

Participants by Ownership:
Publicly Traded 34.9%, Private (For-Profit) 47.9%, Non-Profit/Not-For-Profit 13.5%, 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 | 69 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.

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