Compensation Consultants

Who are Compensation Consultants?

Compensation consultants are experts in the implementation and design of compensation plans, with the goal of creating the proper incentives for employee behavior. They also advise companies on trends in the area of compensation and on the current rates of pay for given job categories.

Compensation Resources (
CRI specializes in providing comprehensive Compensation and Human Resource consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, emerging and mid-sized corporations, and the not-for-profit sector. Our wide range of services include: Executive Compensation Design, Salary Structures & Custom Market Pricing, Sales Compensation & Incentive Plans, Performance Management Programs, and Board of Director Compensation Plans.

Altura Consulting Group (
We work with organizations to design and implement compensation programs that support their mission and drive the outcomes and behaviors that will contribute to their success. Our clients include public and privately held businesses, for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, early stage ventures and prominent established companies.

Aon Hewitt (
Aon Hewitt's compensation experts help clients deliver positive return on investment (ROI), balance employee and shareholder interests, achieve business objectives, and attract and retain key employees through market data and executive reward strategies.

Arizona ESOP Group (
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) consultant specializing in planning, implementing and administrating ESOP plans that offer business owners rich cash and tax advantages.

Astron Solutions (
If you have questions about complex employee relations issues, or doubts about current compensation practices, your organization will benefit from our well-developed and extensively-tested systems. Our services include total cash compensation, internal job based pay, external market based pay, reward and recognition, performance management, and employee communication.

Bank Compensation Consulting (
We help banks design customized executive and director incentive, deferral and equity sharing plans that are consistent with their strategic goals.

Barney & Barney's™ Compensation Consulting (
Our Practice is staffed with a team of experts steeped in practical client experiences and rooted in fact-based consulting. Our solutions are driven by an understanding of industry norms and tailored to the specific needs of our clients.

Benefit & Compensation Specialists (
BCS specializes in insurance for businesses and individuals. BCS provides employee benefit brokerage and human resource consulting services to companies of all sizes in all industries.

Berkshire Associates (
HR Consulting firm specializing in affirmative action and compensation.

Better Sales Comp Consultants (
Creating better sales compensation programs using a better consulting model

Birches Group LLC (
Birches Group LLC conducts total compensation surveys in over 140 emerging market countries. We have expertise in assisting organizations with managing global pay programs for local staff as well as expatriate pay programs. Contact us for more information.

Board Advisory, LLC (
Board Advisory is a firm of seasoned executive compensation consultants with diverse experience who provide independent and objective advice to Boards of Directors to help them fulfill their fundamental responsibility to select, reward and retain appropriate quality management.

Buck Consultants (
Buck understands that today's business issues are even more complex as additional regulations and oversight demand attention. Our Compensation planning services provide organizations with a comprehensive solution for their employees.

Canadian Compensation Resources (
provides executive compensation, strategic compensation planning, and compensation survey consulting services to management. We emphasize innovative thinking and technical excellence, and provide the highest quality of client service through the genuine, hands-on involvement of senior professionals in all projects.

CareWorks Consultants (
As one of Ohio's largest workers' compensation risk consulting and claims management service providers, CareWorks Consultants, Inc. (CCI) strives to exceed customer expectations and reduce the impact of workers' compensation costs on our clients' bottom lines.

Carlson Dettmann Consulting (
Carlson Dettmann Consulting, LLC (CDC) is an independent management consulting firm with primary expertise in compensation strategies, employee relations, and related business services. We understand the diverse needs of public, private, for-profit, and not-for-profit organizations.

CMC Compensation Group (
Global compensation consultancy with specific expertise in international remuneration. Based in Central Florida we work with a diversity of client industries, whether their operations lie across the street or around the globe.

Cogent Compensation Partners (
Cogent Compensation Partners is a focused consulting firm committed to providing insightful and independent advice in all areas of compensation including executive and board of director pay programs.

CompAnalysis, Inc. (
CompAnalysis, a leading independent Northern California compensation and performance management consulting firm since 1980, has developed competitive pay plans and pay-for-performance systems for more than 700 organizations. Our unique and innovative approaches can help your organization in these areas: * Compensation Strategy * Compensation Plans * Labor Market Research * Pay for Performance * Performance Management

Compandben Ltd (
Consultancy specialising in the production and regular updating of international employee handbooks,terms and conditions documents,employment contracts, conventions collectives for over 100 countries. Very useful if you are thinking of expanding internationally.

The Compensation Company (
Compensation/Total Rewards and Pay Equity Consultant.

Compensation Connection (
Compensation Connection is a broad based compensation consulting firm with a resource rich, membership web site featuring thousands of compensation related articles, surveys, jobs, webinars, books, tools and templates.

Compensation Consultants Inc. (
We are an independent third party administration (TPA) firm based in Port Orchard, Washington providing exceptional client services since 1977. Our knowledgeable team of professionals is available to meet your retirement planning needs.

Compensation Consultants Ltd. (
Cafeteria, HRA and HSA Plan Service Provider

Compensation Consulting Consortium (
3C is a full-service, client-focused compensation consulting firm that is dedicated to establishing effective total reward programs to enhance the value of your business. We are compensation professionals whose interactive approach to client consulting is based on a wealth of compensation experience in corporate and consulting environments.

Compensation Insights (
Compensation Insights is a consortium of experts in executive and employee compensation strategy at eight leading compensation consulting firms across the U.S. With deep experience in incentive compensation and pay structures, regulation and policy development, our consultants advise Boards of Directors, corporate management teams and HR professionals about the latest compensation solutions driving enhanced performance and results.

Compensation & Leadership Solutions, LLC (
We are an independent, compensation and human resources consulting firm with expertise in executive and staff compensation, board of directors compensation and supporting leadership development services.

CompensationMaster (
CompensationMaster uses a proven approach to sales force compensation that improves recruiting, makes it easier to retain sales associates, and increases revenue by 30% on average in the first year after it is introduced.

Compensation Venture Group (
A portfolio of compensation advisory and data solutions centered around consulting to Boards of Directors and senior management teams to develop financially-oriented solutions to complex compensation issues. CVG specializes in executive and equity compensation in mid-cap, small-cap, and privately-held companies with a focus in the technology, life sciences, and certain specialty sectors.

CompWiser Consulting, LLC. (
CompWiser Consulting provides a full suite of compensation consulting services including executive compensation analysis, director compensation benchmarking, market salary benchmarking, salary structure design, short-term incentive plan design, long-term incentive plan design (both equity and cash-based programs) and assistance with proxy compensation disclosure. Visit our website for more information on our services.

Corporate Compensation Partners (
Corporate Compensation Partners, LLC is a compensation management consulting firm located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Corporate Compensation Partners, LLC provides strategy, design, and implementation services to clients ranging from the Fortune 500 to smaller Non-Profit organizations. We customize our services to fit the individual needs of each client, whether you need assistance with Executive Compensation and Director Pay studies; Market-pricing and Job Evaluation; Incentive Plan Design: long-term, short-term, and sales; or Salary Surveys or Software.

The Croner Company (
Leading management consulting firm specializing in compensation plan design, industry-specific compensation surveys, strategic planning and organization design. | Compensation Consulting and Surveys | Strategic Planning | Organization Design

Dean Group Consulting (
DGC is a full-service compensation and human resources consulting firm. Our mission involves a dedication to providing high quality,timely and fee-sensitive consulting servicesthat address the specific client needs. Prodessional services include: Executive Compensation, Intermediate Sanctions Compensation Consulting, Wage & Salary Administration, Performance Appraisal Programs, Employee Benefit Analysis, Organization Development and Training & Development.

D.G. McDermott Associates, LLC (
We create and implement custom human resources and compensation consulting packages to ensure that your workforce helps your business thrive in today's shifting marketplace.

Economic Value Advisors - Value Based Management and Economic Value Added Compensation (
Economic Value Advisors, based in Manhattan, assists in Value Based Management transformations that maximize shareholder value by apply the concepts of Economic Value Added and aligning management and shareholder interests through executive compensation.

Elmore Consulting Group (ECG) (
Elmore Consulting Group (ECG) is a human resources management firm based out of Southern California. The firm offers expert advice and counsel on compensation and related human resources topics. ECG creates pay and performance management programs to maximize the motivation and productivity of your employees, managers and executives. ECG expertise includes: Executive Compensation * BOD Compensation * International Compensation * Incentive Plans * Pay for Performance * Performance Management * Sales Compensation * Job Evaluation within 24 hours

Empsight International, LLC (
Empsight International, LLC, a human resource consulting firm, helps employers make better decisions about their investment in people. Our consultants have significant experience in all aspects of compensation program design, in surveys, and in working with the technology industry. Our Corporate Offices are located in New York City.

ERC is Northeast Ohio's premier HR association boasting one of the region's leading HR and compensation consulting practice.

EuroCost International (
EuroCost International specialises in cost of living for expats worldwide. We provide a flexible range of services that adapt to any organisation's specific compensation plan: cost of living indices, housing surveys, business trips allowances...

ezflexplan (
Flexible Benefits Plan at your fingertips

F&H Solutions Group (
F&H Solutions Group provides assistance to our clients in the area of wage and hour consulting by providing in-depth compliance review of all areas covered by the FLSA and similar state law, including exemptions, recordkeeping, minimum wage, employment of minors, and overtime.

Farient Advisors | Executive Compensation Consultants (
Farient Advisors is one of the nation's leading Executive Compensation firms that focus on aligning pay with performance

Federal Workers Compensation Consultants (
OWCP and Disability Retirement Specialists

Fox Lawson & Associates (
We help organizations develop compensation plans that support their strategy. Performance appraisals and evaluations, executive compensation studies, job evaluations and information on salary ranges.

FRS Equity Strategies (
FRS Equity Strategies is the only full-service stock options and equity compensation consulting firm in the US that can deliver a complete solution to your company-from consulting services to outsourcing, and training and education offerings that keep your staff up-to-date in this fast-changing arena. FRS delivers unsurpassed knowledge of all aspects of equity compensation, unrivaled attention to detail and a high level of personal attention. We understand and meet the strictest standards of confidentiality to protect your information and minimize risk. Our services are organized and priced to deliver the best value without sacrificing quality.

Fulminata Associates (
Fulminata provides a variety of human resource services, principally in compensation, to small and medium size organizations. Every company can benefit from a compensation plan; now every company can afford one. For many, this is an ideal alternative to a full time compensation manager.

Hay Management Consultants (
Information on books, periodicals, news releases, legislative/regulatory updates and survey data; articles on team pay and executive compensation.

Helios HR (
Helios HR is a trusted human resources consulting advisor to top small and mid-sized organizations in Washington DC, Virginia and Maryland. As a human resources outsourcing company, our HR professionals utilize best practices and proven methodologies.

Horizon Management Group (
Horizon Management Group is a human resource management specialist consulting firm that assists organizations in getting the best from their people. Our website shows how we deliver our employee management services. It has free downloads, including salary systems and incentives, and a free diagnostic tool for rating your business for getting and keeping employees. It also has HR products and workshops for sale.

HR Compensation Consultants (
HR Compensation Consultants, LLC is a full service HR consulting firm for companies of all sizes, from sole proprietors to large organizations.

ICT/Clayton Wallis (
ICT/Clayton Wallis specializes in providing flexible, powerful and comprehensive Salary Analysis and Compensation Planning Software and Online Salary Forecasting and Compensation Planning Services.

Innovative Employee Solutions (
Innovative Employee Solutions provides payroll and benefits administration services to companies nationwide. Once employees are recruited IES assumes responsibility for paying taxes, insurance and selected fringe benefits. This allows companies to focus on managing the business with IES as a partner.

Integrity HR, Inc. HR Consulting and Outsourcing (
IntegrityHR offers HR consulting and outsourcing services throughout the United States. Our certified HR consultants provide top-notch service and expertise in all areas of HR, in order to provide excellent results for our clients.

James F. Reda & Associates (
A premier provider of independent compensation consulting to boards of directors and top-level management. Our sole focus is on providing our clients with compensation and governance services. This single objective translates to more personal contact and a quicker response time from our team --without the pressure to sell additional services.

JER HR Consulting LLC (
Compensation Consultant in the business since 1990, working with Non-profits nationwide in their staff compensation, executive compensation, custom survey strategies. We work with Foundations, Health and Human Services, NGOs, Associations and related organizations.

Kennedy Consulting Research & Advisory (
Consulting Compensation Data, Trends, and Strategies offers a variety of critical data and insights on these and other factors affecting compensation activity within the consulting industry through 2011. Among them are: base salaries, annual bonus growth and total cash compensation.

Keystone Compensation Group LLC (
Compensation consulting firm providing market insight and technical knowledge to help our clients raise their business achievement. We guide our clients through the process of gathering relevant information, analyzing it, and making important decisions that contribute to their success.

Lawrence Associates (
Compensation consulting for a competitive edge. Executive compensation, incentive, recognition and reward and competitive surveys. Focusing on non-profit healthcare, education and service industries.

Lipis Consulting, Inc. (
Lipis Consulting, Inc. offers clients expert advice and counsel on today's most compelling compensation issues.

Lyons, Benenson & Company Inc. (
A leading independent compensation consulting firm that advises and counsels boards of directors and their compensation and governance committees on matters related to executive compensation, board compensation and corporate governance.

Masternak & Associates (
Masternak & Associates, founded in 1990 by Robert Masternak of Medina Ohio, is a specialized consulting firm focusing in Gainsharing design, installation, training, and monitoring activities. Mr. Masternak's philosophy is that clients are served best by a strict focus on all aspects of Gainsharing rather than offering generalized human resources consulting services. Mr. Masternak is an internationally recognized consultant with over 20 years of Gainsharing experience and is the author of the book Gainsharing: A Team Based Approach to Drive Organization Change

McLagan (
McLagan is the financial services industry's leading compensation consulting, productivity and performance benchmarking firm. At McLagan, we help our clients make better decisions by applying market pay and performance information to their business problems.

Merces Consulting Group, Inc. (
Merces assists organizations with a broad range of compensation advisory services including base pay program development and implementation, performance management and organization design.

Millennium Group International (
Comprehensive total rewards and compensation servces from The Millennium Group International. Update your compensation plan now, in order to attract and retain employees, improve morale, and control labor costs.

Multnomah Group, Inc. (
The Multnomah Group provides fee-only comprehensive qualified plan management and investment consulting services to plan sponsors.

National Association of Stock Plan Professionals (
The NASPP is a national organization dedicated to providing its members opportunities for professional and educational enrichment and advancement. Our members are nearly 6,000 people whose responsibilities relate, directly or indirectly, to stock plan design and administration. Our membership includes compensation and human resources professionals, stock plan administrators, securities and tax attorneys, accountants, corporate secretaries, transfer agents, stock brokers, and software vendors. We provide opportunities for networking, education and information through activities at our nearly 30 local chapters, our national Annual Conference, our quarterly newsletters, and this Web site.

NewSigma, LLC: Sales Compensation Consultants (
We help sales, finance and HR leadership increase the return on their company's sales compensation investments

NICE Incentive Compensation Management (
NICE Incentive Compensation Management automates the process of commission, bonus, and incentive administration in support of any type of variable pay strategy, offering organizations calculation accuracy, reduced administrative costs, minimized compensation overspend, insight into effectiveness of variable pay spend, improved sales force motivation, and subsequently, customer and employee retention. NICE Incentive Compensation Management increases accountability while establishing a culture of continuous improvement.

Organizational Consulting Group, L.L.C. (
The Organizational Consulting Group is an independent consultancy serving its clients nationwide with authoritative executive compensation, board compensation, sales force effectiveness, and performance management solutions. Its clients include publicly-traded and closely-held companies in a variety of industries, as well as non-profit organizations.

Pearl Meyer & Partners, LLC (
For more than 20 years, Pearl Meyer & Partners (PM&P) has been a trusted independent advisor to Boards and their senior management in the areas of governance, strategy and compensation program design. The firm provides comprehensive solutions to complex compensation challenges for multinational companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to not-for-profits as well as emerging high-growth companies. These organizations rely on Pearl Meyer & Partners to develop global programs that align rewards with long-term business goals to create value for all stakeholders: shareholders, executives, and employees. Pearl Meyer & Partners maintains U.S. offices in New York, Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Jose, as well as an office in London.

Performensation (
Performensation provides unparalleled expertise in the area of equity compensation and performance-based compensation. In addition to design, we provide leading edge performance analytics to support design concepts proposed by executive compensation consultants. We also provide GEMS the only tool that can properly track, manage and communicate performance-based equity plans to both corporate users and individual participants.

Personnel Systems Associates (
Compensation & performance management consultants serving IPO, mid-size and family owned businesses in Southern California and the West Coast. Publisher of Survey Sources for US and International Pay and Benefits, a directory of over 1500 pay and benefit surveys. Special expertise in California and Federal overtime pay exemption issues and in IRS "unreasonable compensation".

Phillip Blount & Associates - Compensation Consulting (
- Total compensation design
- Pay policies and reward strategies
- Alternative reward systems including team-based pay
- Management and executive incentive design
- Compensation linkage to overall strategy
- Customized Compensation Surveys
- Litigation Support

Presidio Pay Advisors, Inc. (
Presidio Pay Advisors assists companies with the design and implementation challenges of total compensation strategy, including equity and cash incentives for executive and broad-based employee programs.

Public Sector Personnel Consultants (
Specializes in position classification, job evaluation, and total compensation consulting services for the public sector. Our customized approach allows our clients to maintain sustainable, affordable, and defensible classification and compensation plans tailored to meet the changing and growing demands of public employers.

QPM - Quality Personnel Management GmbH (
We are a dynamic HR Startup from Dusseldorf (Germany), which focuses on developing innovative HR-products and evidence-based solutions for the human resources management function.
Our core competencies are projects of job grading with, conceptual activities regarding job architectures & remuneration structuring and advising on HR Analytics.

Radford Compensation Consultants (
Our team knows how to leverage our survey data to create tailored solutions for your toughest business and compensation challenges. Our practice focuses on the compensation issues facing technology and life sciences companies at all stages of development.

RemuNet (
RemuNet provides Compensation & Benefits expertise and market intelligence through 'Club' Charter Survey Networks, Advice, Custom Training (RemuNet Academy), and advanced Software Tools and Community Portals.

Schuster-Zingheim and Associates, Inc (
JAY R. SCHUSTER and PATRICIA K. ZINGHEIM are partners in Schuster-Zingheim and Associates, Inc., a compensation and total rewards consulting firm founded in 1985 in Los Angeles. Their practice includes incentives/variable pay, base pay management, performance management, total rewards strategies, executive and sales compensation, and recognition. They are recipients of WorldatWork's 2006 Keystone Award, the highest honor in the compensation, benefits and total rewards profession.

Segal Company, The (
The Segal Company has been a leading, independent firm of benefit, compensation and human resources consultants since its founding in 1939. Segal is headquartered in New York and has nearly 900 employees throughout the U.S. and in Canada. Clients include corporations, non-profit organizations, professional service firms, state and local governments and joint boards of trustees administering pension and health and welfare plans under the Taft-Hartley Act.

Sibson & Company (
Summaries of articles on organizational change initiatives and executive pay.

Smith Compensation Consulting (
Compensation Consulting for Nonprofit Executives and Boards

Stern & Associates (
Achievement-based, total compensation programs-linking business strategy and planning to all elements of the reward system. PLUS articles from Stern's Management Review, book reviews, HR glossary, links, sample pages from Stern's SourceFinder an

Steven Hall & Partners (
Executive Compensation Consultants

SullivanCotter (
Sullivan, Cotter and Associates, Inc. is an independent consulting firm specializing in Executive, Employee, and Physician Compensation and Governance in the tax-exempt, not-for-profit industry with a specific focus within health care, higher education, Associations and Foundations.

The Survey Group (
The Survey Group is a member-based human resources information, survey and consulting firm. It provides comprehensive compensation and benefits survey data to its 600 member firms. TSG surveys contain more New England participants than any other local or national survey. TSG's data and other consulting services help companies doing business in New England remain competitive with their employee compensation and benefits packages.

Synergy Management Solutions, Inc. (
A Human Resources consulting organization that works with clients to provide practical compensation solutions and assists organizations with the development of competitive pay systems.

Tandehill Human Capital (
Tandehill Human Capital is a Chicago-based compensation consulting firm dedicated to creating pay and performance management programs to maximize the motivation and productivity of your employees, managers and executives. Our consultants have an average of more than 15 years of consulting experience, working with companies such as Aldi Foods, General Electric, Kaiser Permanente, Mitsubishi, Nucor Steel, Palm Beach County, Panera Bread, Rohm & Haas, Toyota Financial Services, Tulane University, the United States Mint and Verizon.

TASconsulting (
TASconsulting refers consultants; we don't simply list them. Perform a search or submit a project. Our referral specialists will promptly put you in touch with the consultants you selected, suggest appropriate experts for your project, or offer additional options.

Titan Group (
Titan Group's Compensation Services provide clients with the expertise to help them determine the "right" amount to pay employees, thereby increasing the client's ability to attract and retain employees while leveraging critical financial resources. We help clients develop a compensation strategy that fits their industry and competitive position. We benchmark job data, create and update salary structures, evaluate salaries, and ensure that fair and equitable compensation is distributed as determined by the market.

Top 5 Data Services, Inc. (
Offers companies a wide range of compensation reports, surveys, and services. Through our long standing as a data and consulting services vendor, we have extensive contacts in the life sciences industry. We can assist you in developing and conducting surveys custom tailored to meet your needs and address issues of importance to your organization.

TOPMARK is a consulting boutique specializing in sales effectiveness and sales compensation

Total Compensation Solutions (
TCS is an independent human resources consulting firm dedicated to applied research and assisting clients achieve their strategic compensation objectives. Our approach to compensation and benefits issues is to utilize data to identify best practices in the marketplace. Specializing in: Executive Compensation, Salary Administration, Incentive Compensation Planning, Sales Force Compensation, Survey Consulting, Board of Directors Compensation, and Executive Deferred Compensation.

Towers Watson Data Services (
Watson Wyatt Data Services is a leading provider of global compensation, benefits and employment practices information. Watson Wyatt Data Services specializes in the design and development of both U.S. (national, geographic- and industry-specific) and international (non-U.S.) compensation and benefit surveys.

Verisight (
At Verisight we bring an array of compensation consulting services: workforce compensation, executive compensation and sales force compensation.

Veritas Executive Compensation Consultants, LLC (
Our vast knowledge of executive compensation is focused on benefiting Fortune 1000 companies, as well as those that aspire to that level of success. Our understanding of the critical impact that executive compensation has on business outcomes drives the unique, client-focused compensation solutions we provide. Our independent analysis, unquestioned integrity, and steadfast dedication to customer service and excellence drive the Veritas culture that assists corporations and their boards of directors in navigating today's challenging field of executive pay.

Villareal and Associates (
Compensation Consulting Services Including Compensation Surveys, Organizational Planning and Performance Appraisal

Vivient Consulting (
Assists public and private companies with performance measurement and rewards issues, including compensation strategy development, competitive pay benchmarking, incentive plan design, equity and phantom equity plan design, performance measure selection and goal-setting.

The VisionLink Advisory Group (
VisionLink is a consulting firm located in Irvine, CA dedicated to helping companies envision, create and sustain compensation strategies that will be key drivers of results and increase the productivity of employees.

Western Management Group (
Since 1972, Western Management Group has been a global leader in the design, development and conduct of compensation surveys. Our practice is dedicated towards providing timely, valid and accurate market data to compensation professionals through the useof state-of-the-art tools and analyses.

Wilson Group (
A nationally recognized compensation consulting firm that develops innovative performance-based reward programs. Assesses, designs, develops and implements reward strategies and compensation systems, including variable pay, executive compensation, sales force compensation and base pay systems.

Yaffe & Company, Inc. (
Executive Compensation, Benefits and Regulatory Compliance


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