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Human Resources Association of the National Capital Area Compensation and Benefits Surveys

Comprehensive Resources for Successful HR Professionals

The HRA-NCA Compensation Survey has provided essential compensation data for Washington-Baltimore Area HR professional on jobs in every major industry for over 30 years. The Compensation Survey report also provides a detailed policies and practices section covering pay increase budgets, bonuses, turnover, security clearances, federal employees and many more. The Washington-Baltimore Area Benefits Survey is the region's most robust source of reliable data on health care, retirement, welfare and work-life benefits. Use these valuable resources in your organization to improve pay structures, administer compensation programs, and to prepare proposals for pay, benefit, and policy practices.

What is included in the Survey Reports?
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What are you looking for in a Survey?

  •   Security Clearance Pay Differentials?
  •   Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits Policies and Practices?
  •   Detailed Pay Data For Over 540 Jobs?
  •   On-line, Searchable Access to Compensation Data?
  •   Detailed Sections on Healthcare, Retirement and Fringe Benefits?
  •   Government Contactor Information

The HRA-NCA Compensation and Benefits Surveys include all of this and more!




I’m a federal contractor already but almost all of my awards have been firm fixed priced... will pursuing cost-reimbursement contracts affect my approach to compensation?

"Congratulations on your success so far in winning federal contracts. But moving into the world of cost-reimbursement contracts will affect your approach to compensation in three significant ways: (1) in the nature of the compensation costs that can be incurred on government contracts; (2) in the minimum salary and benefits that must be paid to employees for work under certain types of contracts; and (3) in the maximum amount of compensation costs that the government will allow."


The Washington-Baltimore Area Benefits Survey Report is now available!

Use the Benefits Survey to keep up to date on what other companies are doing to address the Affordable Care Act. Our large and consistent participant base has made the HRA-NCA surveys a robust and reliable data source for Washington-Baltimore area HR professionals for over thirty years.

Anatomy of a Survey Job

Our "Anatomy of a Survey Job" feature seeks to explain how data is reported for each section of a typical survey job and help acquaint survey users with how to interpret compensation data featured in the survey report.