Surveys and Data

Over 300 wage and salary classifications; data on 100's of policy and benefit issues from health insurance to vacation, retirement and more. As well as specialized and mini-surveys. All data is free and only available to members.

Regional Data

EA conducts a wide variety of annual surveys covering cash compensation for over 300 job classifications; plus policies, practices and employee benefits—for all levels of employees. These surveys are an invaluable resource in developing and reviewing a company’s “total compensation” package. What are other organizations paying? Is your benefit package competitive? EA’s surveys help employers monitor the market and make sound management decisions.  Our survey information is arranged in easy-to-read formats. To increase the value of the compensation data, EA’s special reports can be provided to isolate various cuts—such as; industry types, employment size, etc.

National Data

In this day of high tech, internet, and hit or miss service organizations there exists a group of associations that have been conducting and maintaining some of the most comprehensive wage, salary, and benefit surveys in the country – an invaluable resource for recruiting and retention.

2018 National Wage & Salary Report –Order Form


Survey Title Mailed Due Date Report
2019 Summer Work & Internship Survey 02/28/2019 03/29/2019 04/09/2019
2018 Office Salary Survey 02/20/2018 03/24/2018 06/09/2016
2018 Summer Shutdowns, Summer Hours & Flextime Schedules Survey 04/4/2018 04/28/2018 05/17/2018
2018 Production Wage & Salary Survey 05/01/2018 05/26/2018 09/13/2018
2018-2019 Salary Budget West MI and National Survey 07/10/2018 08/04/2018 10/10/2018
2018 Winter Shutdowns Survey 09/11/2018 09/29/2018 05/18/2018
2018 Auto Mileage Survey 09/11/2018 09/29/2018 10/19/2018
2019 Holiday Observances Survey 09/11/2018 09/29/2018 10/19/2018


EA collects regional and local data and information on an as-needed basis. These are conducted through pertinent membership groups to gather data, ideas, and processes in order to share with the requesting member. Once the data is collected reports are returned and available below.


Mini-Survey Title Survey Date
Part-Time Benefits, Exempt Salaried, and Non-Exempt Salaried 08-2016
Student Loans & Employee/Peer Meetings 10-2016
Holiday Bonus & Celebrations 12-2016
Benefits Broker & Onboarding Software 12-2016
Uniforms 12-2016
Flextime, Telecommuting & Volunteer time 12-2016
Hourly and Non-Exempt Bonuses 12-2016
Tuition Assistance 12-2016
Shifts and Pay Periods 12-2016
Vacations and Attendance 12-2016
Employee Performance and Recognition 12-2016
Drug Testing & Physicals 12-2016
Transcript & Degree Verification 12-2016
HRIS Platforms 12-2016
Flex Time, Comp Time, Key Cards  12-2016
Loans and Social Committees 12-2016
Sales Comissions 12-2016
Clock In  & Out 12-2016
Retirement 12-2016
Radio & Food in Production Area 12-2016