Pay for salaried workers in Atlanta has increased 2.6 percent in 2012, according to a new survey, and a bigger boost in compensation is expected in 2013.
Salaried employees here can expect an average bump in pay of 3.0 percent next year, which tracks the national average, according to the Salary Increase Survey by Aon Hewitt, a global human resources solutions business.
The survey determined that companies plan to raise salaries incrementally. Despite the projected increases next year, it is unlikely, the survey said, that salaries will reach pre-recession level salary hikes which hit 4 percent and higher.
“It is unlikely that salary increases will reach pre-recession levels of 4.0 percent or higher any time soon,” said Ken Abosch, compensation marketing, strategy and development leader at Aon Hewitt.
“Companies are more impacted by the global economy than ever before. As a result, organizations continue to be conservative with their spending, but we anticipate that attitude