It’s 2016 — whether you’re buying a new car or booking a flight, you can compare prices with a simple click. You should be able to make the same easy comparisons and glean the necessary data when it comes to salary decisions in recruiting and retaining top talent.
Why is it important?
More than 3 in 4 full-time employed workers (76 percent) are either actively looking or open to new job opportunities, according to CareerBuilder’s 2016 Candidate Behavior Study. Half of them are doing so because they want a higher base salary. And of those who aren’t looking, the majority (59 percent) say that a higher base salary would make them look.
Check out some of the biggest salary trends that have taken place between 2010 and 2015 — including ones that may surprise you.