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Question of the Month

From the Catherwood Library reference librarians

August 2002

PLEASE NOTE: The Reference Question of the Month is kept current only during the month for which it was written. Archived questions will not be updated, and over time may contain inaccurate information or broken web links. We provide archived questions as a service, since much of the information will remain accurate and of continued interest to the ILR community.

Question: Where can I find salary survey information, both in electronic and print forms?

Answer: You can find a wealth of information about salary surveys both on the Web in general and through Cornell's online catalog and other online resources. The resources below contain references to surveys, and in some cases, actual survey data.

Print resources available at Cornell

  • Salary Survey Guidebook (American Compensation Association)
    Catherwood Library, Reference area
    Call number: HD4915 .S25 1998
  • AMA's salary survey guidebook : compensation strategies for competitive advantage
    (American Management Association)
    Catherwood Library, 3rd floor stacks Call number: HD4915 .D66 1996

For other print (and electronic) resources available at Cornell, try searching the online catalog using "salary survey" or "wage survey."

Online resources, no access restrictions

Online resources, restricted

(Available only to Cornell community)

  • Daily Labor Reports (BNA)
    Available only on workstations in the Catherwood Library reference room.
    Click on "Search" and try entering "salary survey" (no quotes needed).
  • Legal News (Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe)
    Once in Academic Universe, click on "Legal Research" and then on "Legal News".
    Enter "salary survey" (no quotes needed) as keyword, select date range, search.
  • Salary Assessor (ERI)
    Available only on workstations in the Catherwood Library reference room.
    Be sure to click on "Salary Assessor".

— Researched by sy82