benchmark job

benchmark job

[′bench‚märk ‚jäb]
(industrial engineering)
A job that can be related or compared to other jobs in terms of common characteristics and considered an acceptable gauge for other jobs without the need of direct measurements.
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It helps HR departments to benchmark job applicants, and enables engineers to stand out from the crowd in their job search.
Key enhancements to the methodology of the PLS which are recommended include increasing the number of Job Families from five to six, broadening the scope of the survey to include more ranks (including entry and promotional ones), increasing the number of surveyed organisations in the private sector and relaxing the selection criteria for civil service benchmark jobs. In addition, before the onset of the next PLS, a brief study will be conducted to ascertain the latest remuneration arrangements for the medical and health care field before deciding if this field should be excluded from the survey.
Mercer Middle East's (TRS) Total Remuneration Surveys cover all forms of cash and non-cash compensation elements, for over 1,000 benchmark jobs. Across the Middle East and North Africa over 1,600 unique organisations representing almost 250,000 employees were surveyed in 2015.
Compare benchmark jobs against the times that are currently being seen.
The slightly lower number in this year's report reflects changes made by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to benchmark jobs data, Scott said.
The median total cash compensation for some of the benchmark jobs included in the survey report is: Engineering R&D Director "C" $121,800 Chemistry R&D Director "D" $81,250 Engineering R&D Manager $97,875 Behavioral Science R&D Manager $96,078 Engineering R&D Section Head $101,770 Chemistry R&D Section Head $83,054 Engineering R&D Unit Supervisor $87,733 Research Administrator $72,450 Behavioral Science "Distinguished" R&D Specialist $113,184 Physics R&D Specialist "A" $84,127 Computer Science R&D Specialist "B" $64,000 Life Sciences R&D Specialist "C" $44,117 Engineering R&D Technician "A" $50,910
Produced by the Clayton Wallis Company, the CompGeo Online is a database of 1,000 salary survey benchmark jobs for 23 occupation groups.
Abbott, Langer mailed questionnaires for this survey in February 1996, and in response, 164 organizations provided data on over 8,700 managerial, supervisory, sales, professional, technical and clerical employees in 82 benchmark jobs.
The following is a list of median annual incomes (salaries plus cash bonuses/profit sharing/commissions) for 25 benchmark jobs tracked in the "Compensation in Food & Beverage Processing, 1995" survey compiled for FOOD PROCESSING by abbott, Langer & Associates.
To do this pay survey and analysis, the organization identifies a set of benchmark jobs. These benchmark jobs are jobs within the organization that are common in other organizations.
positions; job classifications, organization charts, etc.) in order to identify and select key benchmark jobs for which strong comparisons are available in the external marketplace.
The median total cash compensation for some of the benchmark jobs included in the survey report is: R&D Director "C" $122,820 R&D Director "D" $90,000 R&D Manager "B" $95,163 R&D Manager "C" $76,412 R&D Section Head "B" $103,750 R&D Unit Supervisor $92,400 Research Administrator $52,000 "Distinguished" R&D Specialist $117,168 R&D Specialist "A" $88,067 R&D Specialist "B" $72,182 R&D Specialist "C" $57,881 R&D Technician "A" $44,327 R&D Technician "B" $31,560