Of the 12,962 respondents, 21% said they will get a raise this year and they get one every year.
According to a press release, other responses included:
- Yes, wages were frozen but I’ll get one this year – 8%
- Maybe, my pay raises happen on an irregular basis – 14%
- I don’t know – 15%
Regionally, over 33% of workers polled in Asia revealed that they expect one and get one yearly; while only 18% do not expect to get one. Conversely, 19% of respondents in the EU said they will get a pay raise this year.
In Italy, 61% of workers polled will not be receiving a pay raise this year.
Overall, 29% of those polled were unsure if they would receive a pay raise or not. Mexican and Italian workers have to deal with the least structured processes as 22% and 21%, respectively, receive irregular pay raises, the announcement said.The survey was conducted May 1 – 10, 2010.