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Are your surveys used in immigration certification cases?
Can I get copies of your surveys without participating?
Can I order just one or two metro-area summaries from your surveys?
Can your surveys tell me how much a “discipline” engineer or scientist is being paid in a given metro-area or region?
Can your surveys tell me what a President (or other executive) of a consulting firm is paid based on percentage of ownership and firm annual revenue?
Do you have an “xyz” metropolitan area data cut?
Do you perform customized surveys?
Do you provide a list of participants in each survey?
Do you provide maturity curve information?
Do you publish starting salaries paid to recent college graduates?
Do you report turnover rates in any of your surveys?
Do you survey a certain discipline of engineer or scientist?
Do your surveys include job descriptions?
Does the information in your salary surveys include benefits?
How can I participate in your surveys?
I only need one figure from a survey. Will you give it to me?
I only need one page or section of a survey. Can I purchase it separately?
I would like to know what the projected salary budgets are for this year and/or next year.
If I commit to participating in the next edition of a survey, can I receive the current edition at its participant price?
If I participate, do I save on the cost of the finished survey report?
In your Engineering Salary Survey, at what engineer level is professional licensing required?
In your surveys what do you mean by “annual total compensation” and “annual total earnings”?
There is a significant difference (>$3,000) between the weighted average and median of a specific job title. Does this mean there is an error in the data?
What are the definitions of the professional disciplines reported in the Engineering and Scientific Surveys?
What are the effective dates of data in your surveys?
What determines who is included in a “metro-area”?
What do you mean by “weighted average”, “median”, “1st quartile”, “3rd quartile”, “units reported”, etc.?
What job titles in your survey reports are exempt or non-exempt?
Where does your data come from?

Can your surveys tell me how much a “discipline” engineer or scientist is being paid in a given metro-area or region?
Can your surveys tell me what a President (or other executive) of a consulting firm is paid based on percentage of ownership and firm annual revenue?
Do you have an “xyz” metropolitan area data cut?
Do you provide maturity curve information?
Do you publish starting salaries paid to recent college graduates?
Do you report turnover rates in any of your surveys?
Do you survey a certain discipline of engineer or scientist?
Do your surveys include job descriptions?
Does the information in your salary surveys include benefits?
I only need one page or section of a survey. Can I purchase it separately?
I would like to know what the projected salary budgets are for this year and/or next year.
In your Engineering Salary Survey, at what engineer level is professional licensing required?
What are the effective dates of data in your surveys?
What job titles in your survey reports are exempt or non-exempt?

In your surveys what do you mean by “annual total compensation” and “annual total earnings”?
What are the definitions of the professional disciplines reported in the Engineering and Scientific Surveys?
What determines who is included in a “metro-area”?
What do you mean by “weighted average”, “median”, “1st quartile”, “3rd quartile”, “units reported”, etc.?

There is a significant difference (>$3,000) between the weighted average and median of a specific job title. Does this mean there is an error in the data?

Do you provide a list of participants in each survey?
How can I participate in your surveys?
If I commit to participating in the next edition of a survey, can I receive the current edition at its participant price?
If I participate, do I save on the cost of the finished survey report?

Can I get copies of your surveys without participating?
Can I order just one or two metro-area summaries from your surveys?
I only need one figure from a survey. Will you give it to me?

Do you perform customized surveys?
Where does your data come from?

Are your surveys used in immigration certification cases?