HEC Releases 2017 Salary Adjustment Survey Report

Hawaii Employers Council is pleased to release the results of its 2017 Salary Adjustment Survey.  The survey was conducted between July and September of 2017.  A total of one hundred ninety-seven (197) organizations shaped the results of this year’s Survey Report. Participating organizations provided actual data that reflected the previous 12-month period (7/1/2016 to 6/30/2017) and the next projected 12-month period (7/1/17 to 6/30/2018) by various employee groups.
 
Average Pay Adjustments
 
Survey participants reported that the average 2017 actual increase in Hawaii is 2.9% percent for all employee groups.  The median reporting at 2.9%, is slightly lower than the U.S. median which is at 3.0%.
 
The average 2018 salary adjustment projection for all employee groups is 2.4%, with the median reporting at 3.0%, which matches the U.S. median. This is the third year where salary adjustment median projections for Hawaii are aligned with the U.S.