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Benchmarking Service

Clear. Affordable. Indispensable.


​With nearly 700 benchmarks in human capital, health care, benefits prevalence, paid leave and talent acquisition, our database of 10,000 organizations fills the gap between expensive benchmarking services and “going it alone.” Our reports start at just $395*, and allow customized output based on industry, employee size and more.

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“The SHRM Health Care Benchmarking Report was very useful to our company in helping us evaluate our benefits program based on industry and national data. The report was focused and presented comprehensive information.” 

Dave McKeon
    HR Direct, Inc.

How to Order

1. Choose Your Report

Click to view a sample of each benchmarking report containing free survey results from organizations of all industries and staff sizes.

  • Human Capital
    • Key metrics: Turnover rate, revenue per FTE, HR-expense-to-operating-expense ratio, HR-to-employee ratio, succession plan, direct reports
  • Employee Benefits Prevalence
    • Key metrics: Telecommuting, wellness program, paid time off for volunteering, traditional 401(k), domestic partner benefits, educational assistance
  • Health Care
    • Key metrics: Monthly premiums, stop loss coverage, employee participation rate, number of plans offered, deductible and co-pay amounts, drug co-pays
  • Paid Leave
    • Key metrics: PTO, vacation, sick, personal, parental and bereavement leave, holidays, sabbatical
  • Talent Acquisition
    • Key metrics: Time-to-fill, cost-per-hire, tools to source candidates, requisitions per recruiter, selection assessment techniques, quality of hire

2. Customize Your Report

Depending on the level of customization you need, select the Industry Report or Customized Report option.

  • Industry Report
    • Select 1 of 21 industries (view industry list below).
    • Select staff size: All staff sizes, small (<750 FTEs), large (750+ FTEs).
    • Order online from the SHRMStore.
  • Customized Report
    • Select any combination of categories: 100+ sub-industries, geography, custom staff size, unionization, revenue, sector (public/private), profit status (for-profit/nonprofit), consulting and many more.
    • Contact us to order at +1.703.535.6366 or

Industry Report Pricing

Number of EmployeesMember PricingNon-Member Pricing
All sizes$395$575
​Less than 750​$395​$575
750 or more$595$775
Available breakdowns: industry and staff size

Standard Delivery: Electronic delivery within six business days from time of order.
Expedited Delivery: Three business days for an additional fee of $75.

Customized Report Pricing

Number of EmployeesMember PricingNon-Member Pricing
All sizes$595$775
​Less than 750​$595​$775
750 or more$795$975
Available breakdowns: any combination of categories: 100+ sub-industries (e.g., banking), geography, custom staff size, unionization, revenue, sector (public/private), profit status (for-profit/nonprofit), consulting and many more.

To order a Customized Report, please contact us at +1.703.535.6366 or

List of Metrics

​View a complete list of available metrics by report type.

Human Capital

Employee Benefits Prevalence

Health Care

Paid Leave

Talent Acquisition

Industry List

Available industry segments for the Industry Report:

All Industries
Accommodation and Food Services
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Educational Services
Finance and Insurance
Government Agencies
Health Care and Social Assistance
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Personal and Laundry Services
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
Repair and Maintenance
Retail Trade
Transportation and Warehousing
Wholesale Trade

Don’t see your industry listed? Please contact us at +1.703.535.6366 or for additional breakdowns!

Resources and Tools

Need metrics training? Learn about SHRM's Fundamentals of HR Metrics seminar.