How does your organization measure up?

Use SHRM benchmarking to see how your organization compares to your competitors and make data-based decisions.

With nearly 700 benchmarks in human capital, benefits prevalence, health care, paid leave and talent acquisition, our database of 10,000 organizations fills the gap between expensive benchmarking services and “going it alone.”


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SURVEY REPORTINDUSTRY REPORTCUSTOMIZED REPORT
Aggregate data for all U.S. industriesSelect 1 of 21 industries and:
-All staff sizes
-Small staff size (<750 FTEs)
-Large staff size (750+ FTEs)
Select any combination of categories: 100+ sub-industries, geography, custom staff size, unionization, revenue, sector and more.
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$395 for SHRM members
$575 for non-members
Pricing starts at
$595 for SHRM members
$775 for non-members
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Paid LeaveHUMAN CAPITAL

Hiring new talent is expensive.
How much is your organization spending on hiring? Are you considering the level of investment in recruitment versus retention efforts?
What are your organization's greatest HR-related expenses?

Sample Metric: What is the annual overall turnover rate?

Survey Report

18%
All U.S. industries

Includes glossary of human capital metrics

Free Human Capital Report

Industry Report

21%
Manufacturing; 750+ FTEs

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Customized Report

22%
Manufacturing; Midwest

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KEY METRICS

Revenue per FTE, HR-expense-to-operating-expense ratio, HR-to-employee ratio, Succession plan, Direct reports, Annual salary increase | Complete List of Metrics


Paid LeaveEMPLOYEE BENEFITS PREVALENCE

The benefits package is an important tool for retention and recruitment as well as for promoting happy, healthy and financially savvy employees.
How does your organization compare to others in your industry, region, staff size or other categories?
How will you lead your organization’s benefits strategy?
What changes should be made to your organization’s benefits package to remain competitive in the talent marketplace?

Sample Metric: How many organizations offer telecommuting on a part-time basis?

Survey Report

35%
All U.S. industries

Includes glossary of employee benefits prevalence metrics

Free Employee Benefits Prevalence Report

Industry Report

44%
Health care and social assistance;
750+ FTEs

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Customized Report

55%
Health care and social assistance;
California

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KEY METRICS

Wellness program, Paid time off for volunteering, Traditional 401(k), Domestic partner benefits, Undergraduate educational assistance, executive or leadership coaching | Complete List of Metrics


Paid LeaveHEALTH CARE

Health care is one of the most important employee benefits as well as one of the greatest benefits costs.
What health care plans does your organization offer? What is the level of cost-sharing?
What strategies could your organization use to help control costs while providing quality coverage for your employees?

Sample Metric: What is the total monthly premium for employee-only coverage?

Survey Report

The average employee-only monthly premium is

$493

All U.S. industries

Includes glossary of health care metrics

Free Health Care Report

Industry Report

The average employee-only monthly premium is

$423

Finance and insurance industry; 750+ FTEs

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Customized Report

The average employee-only monthly premium is

$580

Banks and credit unions; fewer than 100 FTEs

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KEY METRICS

Coverage for full-time employees, Stop loss coverage, Employee participation rate, Number of plans offered, Costs as a percentage of operating expense, Deductible and co-pay amounts; prescription drug co-pays | Complete List of Metrics


Paid LeavePAID LEAVE

Paid leave is an important aspect of employee job satisfaction, and HR agrees that taking time off can help improve talent management outcomes such as morale, wellness and performance.
How do the amount and types of paid leave offered at your organization measure up?

Sample Metric: What is the average number of paid vacation days for employees with one year of service?

Survey Report

10 days

All U.S. industries

Includes glossary of paid leave metrics

Free Paid Leave Report

Industry Report

11 days

Educational services; fewer than 750 FTEs

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Customized Report

12 days

Educational services; nonprofit

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KEY METRICS

PTO, vacation and personal, Sick, Parental, Holidays, Bereavement, Sabbatical | Complete List of Metrics


Paid LeaveTALENT ACQUISITION

In this challenging recruiting environment, it is vital to be able to attract and quickly hire the talent needed to achieve key business goals.
How is your organization performing on common talent acquisition metrics? What tools is your organization using to source and select candidates?
Does your organization's talent acquisition strategy need to change to tackle recruiting challenges and ensure high-quality hires?

Sample Metric: What is the average time-to-fill an open position?

Survey Report

36 days

All U.S. industries

Includes glossary of talent acquisition metrics

Free Talent Acquisition Report

Industry Report

37 days

Professional, scientific and technical services; fewer than 750 FTEs

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Customized Report

40 days

Architectural, engineering and related services; 100-750 FTEs

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KEY METRICS

Cost-per-hire, Tools to source candidates, Position responsible for recruiting applicants, Automated prescreening of resumes, Requisitions per recruiter, Selection assessment techniques, Acceptance rate, Positions filled internally/externally, Quality of hire | Complete List of Metrics