HR Source – Your Source for Surveys

By Monica Sorenson, PHR, SHRM-CP, Senior HR & Survey Analyst
Published August 7, 2018

As I’m sure you have seen by now, we have a fresh new look and brand – HR Source! Our new brand touches on the essence of what we do and who we have always been. Organizations contact us for a variety of reasons, from asking for advice, needing help with a project, or looking for good survey data. We are committed to publishing accurate and helpful benchmarking surveys – we are your source for surveys.

Participation is key in producing these reports and your data is essential to the process. Member participants always get a free copy of the final report. 

Below you will find a list of current and upcoming participation opportunities:

National Sales Compensation SurveyOpen for Participation: 2018 National Sales Compensation Survey

Survey Features:

  • Data collected for 15 positions including management, outside and inside sales positions
  • Commission rate for independent sales reps 
  • Salary reports show base pay, variable pay, and total compensation

Compensation Data Reported by:

  • Total Responses
  • Industry 
  • Gross Sales Volume 
  • Region 
  • Co-sponsoring Association
  • Customer Type

Participation Window:  July 24 – September 14

The official survey contact at your organization received a participation invitation a few weeks ago. Contact us at or 800-448-4584 if you would like your participation link resent.

2019 Non-Profit SurveyComing Soon: 2019 Non-Profit Survey

This survey collects compensation information for over 120 positions, and includes a robust benefits section which includes:

  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Paid Leave
  • Holidays
  • Medical Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Travel
  • Tuition
  • Professional Reimbursements
  • Retirement
  • Compensation Policies
  • Turnover

Compensation Data Reported by:

  • Budget 
  • Employment Size 
  • Service Industry

Participation Window:  August 28 – October 12

All participants get a free copy of the results, so keep an eye out!  

Park and Recreation Survey CoverComing Soon: 2019 Park and Recreation Compensation Survey

We are once again partnering with IPRA in producing this survey. We are in the process of making this edition bigger and better based upon the thoughtful feedback we’ve collected over the past year. Stay tuned for more details!  

Compensation Data Reported by:

  • Agency Type
  • Budget Category
  • Geographic Location

Participation Window:  August 28 – October 12

All participants get a free copy of the results! 

Never miss another free report! Click here to download our survey calendar. Remember that participating member employers get a free copy of the reports.  

Looking to stay competitive? Not sure where to start? HR Source has a staff of compensation specialists that can help. Contact us at 800-448-4584 or at

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