Benefits survey packets were distributed to all participants in January 2010. Data is effective February 1, 2010. Follow-up contacts were made by HRAM representatives to verify any unusual data on the survey.
In the course of preparing the data, certain assumptions, adjustments, and conventional treatments were necessary in order to maintain the integrity of the resulting information. The following procedures and assumptions were used in the preparation of the data in the survey:
Every reasonable effort was made to maintain data integrity and provide accurate and useful information.
Note: The scope of this survey is extremely broad. The survey encompasses organizations having fewer than 20 employees to those with over 5,000 employees, operating locally, nationally and internationally.
Benefits Survey reports data based on company size.
With over 200 organizations participated in the Benefits Data section of the survey. The participating organizations are listed and tables describing the participants' industry and firm size are reported.
The original questions that participants answered are included. Data is given in table forms throughout the entire survey and, where necessary, a small explanation of the data exists.