Compensation Staffing Ratio

Benchmarking Report

Compensation Staffing Ratio

This PDF report includes benchmarking data (in a visual, chart-based format), an comprehensive KPI definition, characteristics of high performers and technical details on measuring Compensation Staffing Ratio. Purchase and download this easy-to-understand, presentation-ready report immediately to compare performance levels, set attainable performance targets, and push towards best-in-class performance for this KPI.


What is Compensation Staffing Ratio?

The number of company-wide employees divided by the total number of employees working in the compensation department at the same point in time. Compensation department employees are typically responsible for developing (analyzing industry compensation levels, etc.), implementing and maintaining company compensation packages (periodic analysis, setup, changes, inquiries, etc.).

Why should Compensation Staffing Ratio be measured?

Compensation Staffing Ratio measures the number of company-wide employees supported by each individual compensation function employee. This metric speaks to the overall staffing level of the compensation function relative to the total number of employees working for the company. A lower than average value may be related to process inefficiencies, lack of automation and/or simple overstaffing within the compensation function. In some cases, many aspects of compensation management and analysis may be outsources to a third party vendor.


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