November 8, 2018

2019 Compensation Planning Analysis

Salary Budget Increases Flat for Fifth Straight Year

Investment in salary increases remains stagnant in 2018 and is projected to be flat for 2019.

That’s the headline finding from Sibson’s 2019 Compensation Planning Analysis.

For all the details, download the report.


Other Key Findings

Sibson’s Compensation Planning Analysis found that:

  • Coupled with rising inflation, wage growth appears to be stifled,
  • Salary budget increases remain at 3.0% for executive, exempt and non-exempt jobs, and
  • Looking at the data broken down by 11 industry groups, we see only slight variations by industry.

We cover each finding in the full report.


How to Make the Most of your 2019 Increases

Although salary budget increases remain flat, Sibson can help organizations get a greater return on their annual investment in pay. For more information about Sibson’s compensation planning analysis, contact us.

Looking at data broken down by 11 industry groups, Sibson’s Compensation Planning Analysis uses data from five published, reputable salary-planning sources.

Investment in salary increases remains stagnant in 2018 and is projected to be flat for 2019. Coupled with rising inflation, wage growth appears to be stifled. 

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