Executive Salary Survey
Compensation Survey
Global market data to benchmark your exeuctive talent
The Culpepper Executive Compensation Survey provides global market data to benchmark your organization's executive talent. From our Standard data license to our Premium and Enterprise solutions with professional services, you have the option to select a solution that best fits your needs.

Wide Range of Executive Jobs

Access compensation data for over 130 executive positions, with an emphasis on executives in technology, IT, engineering, life sciences, healthcare, and non-profit organizations. Select positions and functions:

Top Executives
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • President
  • Top Group
  • Top Division
  • Top Business Unit
  • Operations - Region
  • Operations - Country
  • Operations - General
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Chief of Staff
Operations Executives
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial
  • Advertising
  • Administrative Services
  • Auditing
  • Business Development
  • Business Process
  • Commercialization
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Compliance
  • Controllers
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DE&I)
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Financial Analysis
  • Government Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Innovation
  • Investor Relations
  • Knowledge
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Market Research
  • Marketing
  • Materials
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy & Data Protection
  • Product Management
  • Product Quality
  • Project Management
  • Public Relations
  • Real Estate
  • Recruitment & Talent Management
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Risk Management
  • Sales
  • Strategic Partnership
  • Strategic Planning
  • Supply Chain
  • Tax
  • Training & Organizational Development
  • Treasurers
Technology & IT Executives
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Analytics
  • Data
  • Data Center Operations
  • Hardware R&D
  • Hardware Development
  • Information Security
  • Information Systems
  • Network Engineering
  • Network Operations & Infrastructure
  • Software R&D
  • Software Development
  • Software Quality
  • Software Usability (UI & UX)
  • Technical Field Support
  • Technology Consulting & Services
  • Technology R&D
  • Technology Product Quality
Digital Marketing & Online Services Executives
  • Creative
  • Digital Content
  • Digital Marketing
  • Digital Services
  • eCommerce
  • Social Media
Engineering Executives
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Consulting
  • Product Design Services
Customer Training & Product Support Executives
  • Customer & Product Support
  • Customer Education
  • Customer Success
Consulting & Services Executives
  • Consulting & Services (Business Ops)
  • Consulting & Services (Engineering)
  • Consulting & Services (Technology)
  • Consulting & Services (General)
Life Sciences Executives
  • Chief Medical Officer (Life Sciences)
  • Chief Science Officer
  • Bioinformatics
  • Pre-Clinical R&D
  • Clinical Data
  • Clinical R&D (M.D.)
  • Clinical R&D (Non-M.D.)
  • Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance
  • Health Economics & Outcomes
  • Laboratory Services
  • Medical Affairs
  • Product Development (Life Sciences)
  • Regulatory Affairs (Life Sciences)
  • Research (Life Sciences)
  • Scientific Research & Development
Healthcare Executives
  • Chief Medical Officer (Healthcare)
  • Chief Medical Officer (Health Plan)
  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Healthcare Operations
  • Health Plan Operations
  • Patient Relations
Non-Profit Executives
  • Executive Director
  • Community Outreach
  • Fund Development
  • Program Services
  • Professional Education

Leveling for Executive Positions

The Executive Survey provides three different levels, helping you to match more of your executive positions.
  • Chief Executives - Corporate
  • Top Functional Executives
  • Functional Executives (2nd Level)
Company-Sourced Data Collected Directly from Participating Companies

Culpepper Compensation Surveys include current market data collected directly from HR and compensation professionals in participating organizations. You have the option to segment data by company size, ownership, and industry sector.
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 market 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 report current and comprehensive data, we require participation in Culpepper Compensation Surveys.

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

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Data Confidentiality

We fully recognize the sensitivity of survey participant data and hold individual company and employee-level data in strict confidence. We only publish survey data in anonymized, aggregate form. Data sufficiency and security controls are in place to ensure that we do not disclose your company's compensation practices or any personally identifiable information (PII) of your employees.

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Data Integrity & Methodology

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
Compensation data is collected directly from HR professionals in participating organizations.

Data Integrity
Data is carefully reviewed by Culpepper compensation analysts.

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

Regulatory Compliance
Comply with data protection & privacy laws and antitrust safe harbor guidelines.

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Subscription License and Pricing Information

An annual online subscription license to the Culpepper Executive Compensation Survey includes:
All Executive Jobs
Access compensation reports for all Executive (EX) jobs with reportable data.
Access Current Data Throughout the Year
We collect and report updated compensation data year-round. 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. New jobs, countries, and specific breakouts are published as soon as sufficient data is collected and verified from participating companies.
Global Data
Access compensation reports for all countries and locations with reportable data included in your survey license and data submission.

Country access for Standard solutions are limited to countries where your company has operations and remote employees.

Plus, Premium, and Enterprise solutions provide access to additional countries where your company is expanding, and compensation market data is needed before operations are open or employees are hired.
Unlimited Number of Customizable Reports
You can request an unlimited number of customizable compensation reports at no additional fee.
You-to-Market Comparisons
After compensation data for your organization has been verified and imported, you will be able to view you-to-market comparisons enabling you to identify jobs that are above or below-market rates.
Benchmarking Data Services
Premium and Enterprise solutions include the following professional benchmarking data services:
From our Standard data license to our Premium and Enterprise solutions with professional services, you have the option to select a solution that best fits your needs.
Learn More / Request a Quote
Make a modest investment in a Culpepper Compensation Survey Data Solution to help you manage your company's largest expense: Compensation.

To learn more or request a price quote, please contact our sales team with details about your needs.

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