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Thirty-four New Positions Benchmarked in’s Canadian Salary Survey
September 16, 2010

Clinton, NC -- recently released 34 new positions for reporting in the Canadian Compensation Benchmark Review™. The positions were previously unreported in the survey but due to a surge in participation from Canadian clients, the positions are now available for comparison. 
The Compensation Benchmark Review is a salary survey for employers within the agriculture industry. The survey is an online database that can be accessed by subscribing clients to benchmark salary and benefits data against the current market. Companies subscribe to stay up to date on market trends and rates for both unique and routine jobs within the agribusiness industry. 
“The new reports allow users to benchmark salaries for more staff members and the updated data ensures that companies have access to the latest salary trends,” said Mary Barefoot, HR Services Consultant with
The compensation data for 2010 was released in August. added 15 new companies participating in the survey over the last twelve months in Canada. There are now 35 contributing companies and 94 available positions. 
Several new participants include members of the Western Grain Elevator Association, and InterAg, a retail distribution arm of Bayer CropScience. Participants contribute salary and benefits data from all regions of Canada and from various sectors such as Ag Chemical, Seed, Fertilizer, Ag Retail, Commodities, Biofuels, Animal Health & Nutrition, and Processing. continues to strive to reach agribusinesses that are in need of industry specific data. The ability to customize report data by sector, geographic location, number of employees and annual company revenue, empowers companies trying to attract and retain talent. Companies are also able to implement compensation strategies that compliment their business objectives. The ability to benchmark pay across the agricultural industry as a whole and across specific sectors provides a distinct advantage to these participants.
“The Compensation Benchmark Review is an economical tool and resource for any size company to take a proactive step in managing one of its largest expenses,” said Barefoot. “Benchmarking salary data is a best practice that allows companies to make informed decisions regarding how they compensate employees, a vital factor within competitive talent markets.”
Data for 2010 in the United States was also recently released in early September. New positions are now being reviewed for potential release in the coming weeks. The U.S. database offers over 135 positions and 60+ companies contribute salary and benefits data on an annual basis.
If you are interested in accessing data released by in the Compensation Benchmark Review please contact: (employer inquiries only please)

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