|Submission Date||Dec. 3, 2012|
PAE-11: Sustainable Compensation
Total number of employees working on campus (including contractors):
Number of employees (including contractors) that the institution ensures earn sustainable compensation:
A brief description of how the institution ensures that its lowest-paid workers (including contractors, if applicable) receive sustainable compensation:
Hope makes an effort to evaluate both our salaries and our compensation by regularly participating in salary/benefit surveys and then using this data to evaluate our compensation.
Surveys we use most frequently include the College and University Professional Association (CUPA) for academic positions; the GLCA Administrative Salary Survey; and the Lakeshore Human Resources Association Survey for hourly paid positions. We participate with these three surveys on an annual basis. Other surveys we compare to are the State of Michigan Salary Survey and the Department of Labor Survey. We utilize those results on a less frequent basis.
For our lowest paid positions (physical plant or clerical), survey and salary comparisons are done annually. There are no prevailing wage policies in the Holland area.
The most recent year total compensation for the institution’s lowest-paid workers (including contractors, if applicable) was evaluated to ensure that it was sustainable:
The website URL where information about the institution’s compensation policies and practices is available: