EA's 2017-2018 Catalog is Available!  ... - Learn More

EA's 2017-2018 Catalog is Available!  ... - Learn More

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.

2017 National Wage & Salary Report –Order Form


Survey Title Mailed Due Date Report
2017 Summer Work & Internship Survey 02/01/2017 02/17/2017 03/21/2017
2017 Office Salary Survey 02/20/2017 03/24/2017 06/09/2016
2017 Summer Shutdowns, Summer Hours & Flextime Schedules Survey 04/4/2017 04/28/2017 06/09/2017
2017 Production Wage & Salary Survey 05/01/2017 05/26/2017 07/24/2017
2017-2018 Salary Budget West MI and National Survey 07/10/2017 08/04/2017 10/31/2017
2017 Winter Shutdowns Survey 09/11/2017 09/29/2017 10/04/2017
2017 Auto Mileage Survey 09/11/2017 09/29/2017 10/04/2017
2018 Holiday Observances Survey 09/11/2017 09/29/2017 10/04/2017



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
Employee Support & FMLA Regarding Vacation 01-2016
Alternative Work Schedules & Time Keeping 03-2016
Safety Shoe Program 04-2016
Active Shooter & Violence 04-2016
Employee ID Cards 05-2016
Short Term Disability & Salary to Hourly Calculation 06-2016
Employee Referral Program 07-2016
Transgender Bathrooms 07-2016
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