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2015 Planning Packet – Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming

2016 pay projections are now available. This survey includes information on pay and pay structure projections for the upcoming year. This information is displayed by Industry, Geographic, and Employment Size. Following are the projected pay increases for 2016 by Geographic Region. A more detailed report can be found on the website at

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2015 Housing Authority/Property Management

The 2015 Housing Authority/Property Management Survey collected data for 24 jobs.  Twenty-two organizations reported data for both the business classification positions and the property classification. Data also include percentage increases in pay for 2014 and projections for 2015 and 2016.

2015 Ski Industry Compensation
The 2015 Ski Industry Compensation Survey is now available. Twelve Colorado organizations contributed data to the 142 surveyed jobs. This report also contains entry-level pay rates, pay increases granted for the 2014-2015 ski season, and projections for the 2016 season. The general information also displays data equipment allowances, skiing privileges, certification pay, and Ski School information.  Compensation is displayed by company employment size.

To request copies of the surveys, please contact the MSEC Surveys Department. Copies of these resources are available to authorized personnel of MSEC members. Call 800.884.1328, email, or go online to

Increasing the Value of MSEC Surveys

Did you know MSEC has over 40 compensation and benefits surveys available for FREE to our regular members? Literally right at your fingertips. Want to know the average salary for an accounting clerk in your area? What about how much other employers your size are contributing to employees’ retirement plans? Curious how many weeks of vacation other companies in your industry are granting per year? MSEC’s surveys answer these question and more! Results from MSEC surveys can be accessed through our website,

Skeptical of FREE? There really is no fee. You don’t even have to participate to have access to the data. It’s yours as a regular MSEC member! Okay, so there is a tiny catch, and here it is … Participants Wanted!

Participation levels have continued to be challenging in the industry-specific surveys in recent years. Want to do it online? Most surveys are conducted through an online system, and you will be assigned an individual link that is sent in the initial invitation email. Can’t find your link? No problem. Give us a call or send us an email. We’ll be happy to send your link to you. Prefer a hard copy/Word document? These versions of the questionnaires are also posted on our website. Or again, contact us. We’d love to have your data!

If you are already a participant, a huge THANK YOU for your time and support. If you have not yet participated (or haven’t done so in a while), please consider contributing. MSEC Surveys relies on the support of our members to produce the #1 data source in the region. Help us help you!

Notice of Surveys Being Conducted

2015 Miscellaneous Benefits Survey – Arizona, Colorado, and Wyoming

This biennial survey collects data for topics such as Hiring/Employment Practices, Hours of Work, Automobile/Mileage Reimbursement, Tuition Aid, Moving Allowance, and Volunteer/Community Service, among many others.

This survey is being conducted online. Emails with a link and an access code to participate were sent at the end of August. A copy of the survey is also available on our website at If you have not received this email, please call the Surveys Department to get your password to complete the questionnaire.

Mental Health Compensation Survey

Non-Profit Compensation

Hotel Compensation

Non-Profit/Foundation Compensation Survey – Arizona, Colorado & Wyoming

Senior Services Compensation Survey