2018 wages and salary survey

SPASA Australia

Thursday, 06 December, 2018


2018 wages and salary survey

The first ever swimming pool and spa industry wages and salary survey is here.

Savvy employers understand that remaining ahead of the competition means recruiting and maintaining top-level talent within their organisation.

SPASA Australia recognises that access to relevant and accurate industry information is one of the most critical tools for employers aiming to attract and retain good people. This is why we are offering industry members the opportunity to participate in our first ever industry-driven wages and salary survey.

Given the sensitive nature of the information to be collected, SPASA Australia has engaged an independent organisation — Business Benchmarking Solutions — to conduct confidential surveys and report findings.

Access to this information will help businesses establish suitable salary ranges for employees that are commensurate with others in the industry, affording business owners and managers the opportunity to attract and retain loyal team members.

The 2018 Wages & Salary Survey will provide decision-makers with current salary and remuneration data and trends across the following sectors:

  • Retailer & service
  • Building business & subcontractor
  • Supplier & manufacturer

Purpose of the survey

Most companies, regardless of size, use as much market data as possible to inform all areas of operations. The amount that businesses pay employees or contractors is often a reflection of what they think others are paying or, what they feel each employee is worth.

Participating in the survey is your opportunity to see and compare the ‘actual’ salary figures being paid across the swimming pool and spa industry.

The SPASA 2018 Wages & Salary Survey results will deliver accurate data across various business types, based on a diverse range of factors.

How to participate

The 2018 Wages & Salary Survey will be conducted online and take participants anywhere from 5–20 minutes to complete, based on the size and make-up of each individual business.

Before taking part, you should refamiliarise yourself with the types of wages, salaries and contractor payments your business conducts.

The benefits to you

There is a range of benefits for participants:

  • Benchmark wages/salaries/rates against the market rate
  • Review employee benefits and reward programs
  • Design competitive remuneration packages
  • Understand where you stand relative to the rest of the industry
  • Gives you evidence of industry standards for pay and incentive negotiations
  • Reduce staff turnover
  • Attract new employees
  • Profile existing positions.

The cost

Participation is free, with the survey results available for purchase once published. The following rates apply:

SPASA member/Survey contributor price — $99. You save by contributing information to the SPASA Wages & Salary Survey.

Non SPASA member/Non-contributor price — $199. Industry participants can purchase a copy of the SPASA Wages & Salary Survey once published.

Contact SPASA Australia for further information.

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