Whatever the reasons, an executive assistant makes a lot more than a secretary – about 60 percent more last year, according to Compensation Data annual pay survey.
People in senior management are making less now than a year ago–unsurprising, given the state of the economy. The average base pay for their jobs this year is $97,500, which is 1.2%–roughly $1,200–less than in 2008. These numbers were just released.
The newly released Compensation Data Utilities 2009 survey results show pay increase budgets have fallen to 3.3 percent.
Nurse salaries are climbing considerably across the nation, according to recently released employer survey data.
Compounding economic pressures, most U.S. manufacturers and distributors saw an increase in their health insurance premium, according to a study by Compdata Surveys.
Despite falling pay increase budgets, an aging population continues to create a high demand for health-care workers in some positions.
2008 turnover data, both voluntary and total, by industry