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ERI's Geographic Assessor® & Pay Survey is an easy-to-use desktop data program that contrasts geographic wages/salaries and costs among a single headquarters and multiple branch office locations. Thousands of subscribers utilize this research software application to set salary structures that are cost-effective and competitive.

Relationships are derived from millions of data points gathered from salary surveys; including ERI Salary Surveys, digitized public filings of executive compensation and licensed UK, Canadian, and other US salary surveys and datasets.

ERI research saves subscribers time and expense, providing analyses of competitive pay for over 9,300 worldwide areas, including 7,900 in the US and Canada (including neighborhoods). The Geographic Assessor survey research is available in 2 editions - Professional (for US/Canada salary planning) and Consultant (for broader international planning and specialized topic research).

Compare geographic salary levels at different locations
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Professional Edition Geographic Assessor (GA) is for wage and salary planning. Features include:

  • View wage and salary differentials for more than 7,900 US and Canadian cities
  • Select any geographic area (headquarters) as your yardstick (including the National Average, state, city or user-defined area)
  • Compare both the cost of labor and cost of living between two areas
  • Build a cost of labor comparison table of up to 99 cities versus the Base
  • Create your own user-defined area representative of the labor market pool (e.g. Metro Areas, Regions)
  • Calculate values for multiple different earning (e.g. grade midpoint) levels at once
  • Review comparables in dollars or percentages
  • Ability to profile geographic differentials above $100k; upper limit just under $1 million
  • Review EEO-1 stats for over 6,500 job titles as reported by 2000 or 2010 Census databases
  • Retrieve source datasets' rates of error and sample sizes
  • Export data to other applications such as spreadsheets or text
  • Generate and email PDF reports from within the program
  • $969/annual subscription
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Example screens:

View a Two City Comparison of Wages & Renter's Costs of Livings Trend US Census Demographics by Area
View a Two City Comparison of Wages & Renters Costs Trend US Census Demographics for Area
Observe Distributions from select survey sources
Observe Distributions from Non-copyrighted Sources
Review Source Data's Published Rates of Error
Review Source Data Published Rates of Error
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Consultant Edition Geographic Assessor (GA+) & Pay Survey is for in-depth research for consulting, compliance, or litigation support. Features include:

  • All Professional Edition GA data and features
  • Adds UK and many EU cities/areas, some 1,400 additional analyses
  • Review 2013-2014 published US OES (H-1B) Prevailing Wage Norms (with historical data for years 2002-Present
  • Includes job zones, SOC descriptions, salary survey descriptions and methodology for those seeking immigration prevailing wage and geographic analyses (including ERI's estimate of the overpayment by job expected if one relies solely on US government data)
  • Includes a salary survey job description database for over 6,500 titles
  • Assist with OFCCP reporting (by area, industry, and position); Regulation 11246
  • $2,489/annual subscription
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Example Screens

Customize Reports with Analyst's/Firm's Name Retrieve Published (H-1B) Prevailing Wage Rates
Customize Reports with Analysts/Firms Name Retrieve Published H-1B Prevailing Wage Rates
Select Cities by Country, State, or Province Group Cities/Counties/States Together
Select Cities by Country, State, or Province Group Cities/Counties/States Together
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Assessor Series® databases are updated daily and software updates are released quarterly in January, April, July, and October of each annual subscription year. Subscribers receive their quarterly updates via download and/or mailed DVD. The ERI Subscriber Services Department is available 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), Monday through Friday, excluding major holidays. Call 800.627.3697 from North America, 0800-894-800 from the UK, or 01144.207.409.5060 from Europe.

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Disability & Vocational Capacities
Geographic Pay Differentials
FLSA Testing
H-1B Visa Wage Data
GuideStar Data Included
Historical Survey Collections
Historic/Present Day EEO-1 & Census Data
Hospital and Healthcare Salaries
Homeowner's Cost-of-Living
International Cost-of-Living
HR/Compensation & Benefits Education
IRS Compensation Benchmarks
International Remuneration
Job Metrics & Disabled Job Matching
Jobs Available per Interest/Capacities
Nonprofit Pay
Office/Plant Relocation Labor Costs
Overtime Status (US)
Pay by Industry
Reasonable/Unreasonable Compensation
Relocation/Transfer Cost Analyses
Renter's Cost-of-Living
Salaries by Levels/Competencies
Salaries by Years of Experience
Stock Options and Deferred Compensation
UK/EU Salaries
Valuation/Appraisal Comparables
Copyright © 2014 ERI Economic Research Institute, Inc. All rights reserved.
ERI Economic Research Institute is an Authorized User of selected Statistics Canada data under Agreement Number 6184. ERI's intellectual property rights include Patent Nos. 6,862,596 and 7,647,322, "System and method for retrieving and displaying data, such as economic data relating to salaries, cost of living and employee benefits." Other Internet-related applications are Patents Pending.