The Association uses a third party research firm to survey employers to provide a guide for salaries and compensation. HR managers are asked about salaries, benefits and compensation policies that pertain to:
Once the survey is complete, a summary report is posted. This is typically done in the winter months for posting in spring or summer.
Note: for survey reports conducted prior to 2015, the Salary Survey Committee used the APEGS Classification Rating Guide to rate jobs by function and industry. The Classification Rating Guide words each job position generically and provides sample job descriptions for engineers and geoscientists.