Global Salary Increase

Conducted annually for 26 consecutive years, this survey provides the valuable insights necessary to improve a global company's understanding of salary increase trends and the various economic factors that influence those numbers. 

Results are available for our annual global survey (excludes U.S. data).

2013 Results

  • Data collection from nearly 13,000 companies
  • Salary increase budgets for 120 countries
  • For the first time in two years, salary increases are higher than inflation
  • Companies are increasing their reliance on variable pay for rewarding their top talent

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Type of Data Collected
  • Overall salary increase budget
  • Merit increase budget
  • General salary increase budget
  • Mandatory merit increases granted
  • Salary structure and promotional increases
  • Global variable pay practices
Key Feature
  • Single source of information for global budget planning
  • Budgets reported by country for all-employee groups
  • Salary structure and promotional increases
  • Global variable compensation design trends including, short-, long-term, and sales incentives
  • Macroeconomic indicators for all countries covered
  • Country economic and political highlights
  • Inflation rates by country are included
How Collected Data is Reported
  • Downloadable in PDF formats (Excel format upon request)
  • Special cuts and analysis available upon request

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View a sample of the Global Salary Increase Report.

Countries where global data is available. (Note: File reflects 2013 data.)

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SIS Global Key Dates

Subject to change without notice
July 7: Materials Available
August 1: Submission Deadline
September 5: Final Results

SIS Global Countries

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File reflects 2013 data


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