Culpepper Executive Compensation Survey
Compensation Survey
Global market data to benchmark executive compensation.

Wide Range of Executive Jobs

The Culpepper Executive Compensation Survey provides global market data to benchmark the compensation of your organization's executive talent. It includes over 130 executive positions, with an emphasis on executives in technology, engineering, life sciences, and healthcare organizations. Select positions and functions include:
Top Executives
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • President
  • Senior Group & Division Executives
  • Operations Executive
  • International Operations
Operations Executives
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial
  • Advertising
  • Administrative Services
  • Auditing
  • Business Development
  • Commercialization
  • Compliance
  • Controllers
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Facilities / Real Estate
  • Finance
  • Government Affairs
  • Human Resources
  • Knowledge
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy / Data Protection  New
  • Process Quality & Improvement
  • Project Management
  • Public Relations
  • Regulatory
  • Revenue
  • Risk Management
  • Sales
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supply Chain
Technology & IT Executives
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Analytics
  • Data
  • Data Center Operations
  • Hardware R&D
  • Hardware Development
  • Information Systems
  • IT Security
  • Network Engineering
  • Network Operations
  • Software R&D
  • Software Development
  • Software Quality
  • Technical Field Support
  • Technology Consulting
  • Technology R&D
  • Technology Product Quality
  • User Experience (UX)
Digital Media & Online Services Executives
  • Digital Content
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Services
  • eCommerce
  • Social Media
Engineering Executives
  • Engineering
Support & Service Executives
  • Customer & Product Support
  • Customer Education
  • Professional Services & Consulting
Life Sciences Executives
  • Chief Medical Officer (Life Sciences)
  • Chief Science Officer
  • Bioinformatics & Biostatistics
  • Biology R&D
  • Biotech/Pharma Product Quality
  • Chemistry R&D
  • Clinical R&D
  • Clinical Research
  • Clinical Trial Services
  • Drug Safety
  • Laboratory Services
  • Medical Affairs
  • Medical Device/Equip R&D
  • Medical Device/Equip Product Quality
  • Pharmacology R&D
  • Scientific R&D
  • Scientific Research
  • Scientific Product Development
Healthcare Executives
  • Chief Medical Officer (Healthcare)
  • Chief Medical Officer (Health Plan)
  • Academic Affairs Executive
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Healthcare Operations
  • Health Plan Operations
Non-Profit Executives
  • Executive Director  New
  • Community Outreach  New
  • Fund Development
  • Membership  New
  • Program / Services  New
  • Professional Education  New

Leveling for Executive Positions

The Culpepper Executive Compensation Survey provides four different levels, allowing you to accurately match more of your executive positions.
  • Officer - Corporate
  • Officer - Subsidiary
  • Senior Executive
  • Executive
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Compensation Market Data
Compensation Market Data
from Participating Companies

The Executive Compensation Survey includes current market data collected directly from companies of all sizes, ranging from small private firms to multi-national corporations.

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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 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 are reporting current and comprehensive compensation data, participation is required for all Culpepper Compensation Surveys.

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

We fully recognize the sensitivity of survey participant & client data and hold individual company and employee-level data in strictest confidence. Data submitted to Culpepper is not disclosed to or resold by third parties. Survey data is only published in aggregate form and is never displayed or released by Culpepper in such a way that a participant's pay levels, practices, or personally identifiable information (PII) could be determined.

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Five Benefits of Participating >
Survey Methodology

We collect compensation data directly from HR professionals in participating organizations, and our analysts carefully verify all data before entry into our database. 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
We collect compensation data directly from HR professionals in participating organizations.

Data Integrity
All survey data is carefully reviewed by Culpepper compensation analysts.

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

Legal Compliance
Adhere to privacy laws and antitrust safe harbor guidelines.

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Subscription License, Pricing and Order Information
An annual online subscription license to the
Executive Compensation Survey includes:

All Executive Jobs
Access compensation reports for all Executive (EX) jobs with reportable data.

Global Data
Access compensation reports for all geographic locations and countries with reportable data that are included in your survey license and data submission.

Access to Current Data Throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation data year-round, allowing you to base your compensation decisions on always-current data. 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.

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 quickly identify jobs that are above or below market rates.

User Licenses
You can authorize access to four internal employee users and two external non-employee HR consultants advising your company on your compensation plans and practices.

Note: Culpepper Complete Solutions allow for an unlimited number internal employee users on your company's subscription license.
Executive Compensation Survey
1 Year License $2,795  USD Order Form
Subscribe today and leverage a modest investment in Culpepper Compensation Surveys to strategically manage your company's largest expense: Compensation.