Salary Survey

The Salary Survey, By the Numbers

A highlights reel from the 2018 Convene Salary Survey.

According to the results of this year’s Convene Salary Survey, respondents average a 46-hour workweek — and nearly one-quarter spend more than 50 hours a week on the job.

Seventy-two percent received an increase in pay within the last 12 months, three points down from last year’s survey.

Less than half (42 percent) reported that their salary increased by less than 5 percent; 15 percent said it increased by 5 to 9.9 percent; and 14 percent received increases of more than 10 percent. The average raise was nearly 7 percent. The average salary for all respondents was $83,782.

Respondents with a CMP earned on average more than $10,500 a year than their colleagues without the designation: Their average pay was $89,627 compared to an overall average salary of $79,013.

Click here to download the PCMA Convene Salary Survey Report in PDF format, including salary information segmented by years of experience, title, geographic region, and other factors.

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