The survey by Compensation Resources, Inc., found that publicly-traded companies and non-profits offered higher base salaries, annual bonus/incentives, and signing bonus/incentives compared to privately-held organizations.
However, overall average weighted base salaries were down in 2007 from 2006, from $44,894 to $43,841. Average weighted bonuses were up significantly for 2007 at $9,982 from the 2006 figure of $3,581.
The Eastern and Western Regions of the U.S. provide the highest base salaries and annual bonus/incentives among all other geographic regions.
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