2019 Salary Increase Projections

RSC reviewed several sources of 2019 pay planning information and compiled the summary statistics we believe are most relevant and helpful. The projections reported for 2019 are consistent with the actual results over the past several years – average total salary increase budgets are projected to be around 3.0%.

WorldatWork reports an average projected total salary increase of 3.1% to 3.2% across employee types.







Researchers other than WorldatWork are also reporting about an expected 3.1% salary increase budget for 2019 across industries.







About RSC Advisory Group

RSC Advisory Group, LLC is a management advisory and consulting firm specializing in pay and performance. The RSC team is comprised of long-time senior advisors and technical specialists who work with clients across the United States. We employ a client-centric approach to help clients in several compensation areas:

  • Board & Executive Total Compensation
  • Employee Pay & Total Rewards
  • Sales Compensation
  • Global Remuneration
  • Compensation Surveys & Research



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