Published: August 2021

Scope: Northeast Ohio

Participants: 114

The 2021 ERC Wage & Salary Adjustment Survey results are free for all ERC Member participants. If you aren’t an ERC Member yet or are an ERC Member but didn’t participate, please download and complete the order form below to purchase the survey results.

About the 2021-2022 ERC Wage & Salary Adjustment Survey Report

The Wage & Salary Adjustment Survey reports data from 114 Northeast Ohio organizations regarding their actual and projected wage and salary adjustments. The projected wage adjustments in this report are an average of all projections provided by organizations that are planning to make adjustments for the period between 7/1/21 and 6/30/22. The results show several key trends among Northeast Ohio employers in terms of their Wage & Salary Adjustment practices.

The survey report trend in:

  • Actual & Projected Pay Adjustments
  • Pay Practices
  • Pay Adjustment Trends
  • Data Breakouts by Industry, Size & County
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Positions Surveyed for the 2021 ERC Salary Survey

Positions are organized alphabetically by category

Categories A–D

Accountant, Cost
Accountant, General (Entry)
Accountant, General (Junior)
Accountant, General (Senior)
Accounting Clerk (Junior)
Accounting Clerk (Senior)
Accounts Payable
Accounts Payable/Receivable Manager
Accounts Receivable
Assistant Controller
Auditor, Internal
Billing Clerk
Cost Accounting Manager
Credit and Collections Analyst
Credit Manager
Finance and Budget Manager
Financial Analyst
General Accounting Manager
Payroll Clerk (Junior)
Payroll Manager / Supervisor
Payroll Clerk (Senior)
Payroll Specialist
Accounts Payable / Receivable Clerk
Billing Specialist
Tax Specialist
Tax Manager
Administrative Support
Administrative Assistant
Clerk (Junior)
Clerk (Senior)
File Clerk
Mail Clerk
Order Clerk
Switchboard Operator/Receptionist
Records Clerk
Secretary (Entry)
Secretary (Junior)
Secretary (Senior)
Secretary (Executive)
Administrative Assistant to the CEO
Legal Secretary
Business Administration
Business Manager
Corporate Attorney
Office Manager/Supervisor
Business Analyst
General Analyst
Operations Manager
Project Manager
Senior Project Manager
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Office Coordinator
Operations Director
Project Coordinator
Contract Administrator
Community / Education
Program Vice President
Customer Service/Sales
Account Manager / Specialist (Junior)
Estimator, Cost
Installation and/or Service Manager
Sales Administrative Assistant
Sales Administrator
Business Developer
Customer Service Representative (Junior)
Customer Service Representative (Senior)
Customer Service Supervisor
Customer Service Manager
Sales Representative (Junior)
Sales Representative (Senior)
Sales Manager
Sales Manager – Regional
Business Development Manager
Account Manager / Specialist (Senior)
Customer Service Representative (Bilingual)
Sales Engineer
Sales Engineer Manager
Inside Sales Manager
Sales Director
Call Center Representative
Call Center Supervisor
Call Center Manager
Business Development Director
Director of Development
Grant Administrator

Categories E–L

Application Engineer
Chemical Engineer
Design Engineer
Designer, Cad (Junior)
Designer, Cad (Senior)
Drafter / Designer
Electrical Engineer
Electronic Technician
Electronic Technologist
Engineer – I
Engineer – II
Engineer – III
Engineer – IV
Engineering Administrator
Engineering Manager / Chief Engineer
Engineering Project Manager
Industrial Engineer
Manufacturing / Methods Engineer
Manufacturing Engineer Manager
Mechanical Engineer
Mechanical Engineering Manager
Plant Engineer
Process Engineer
Quality Engineer
Quality Engineering Manager
Service / Installation Representative (Senior)
Technical Writer
Technician – I
Technician – II
Technician – III
Engineering Supervisor
Field Service Engineer
Health & Human Services
Job Coach
Human Resources
Benefits Administrator / Clerk
Benefits Analyst
Benefits Manager
Human Resources Administrator
Human Resources Generalist (Junior)
Human Resources Generalist (Senior)
Human Resources Manager
Human Resources Secretary
Recruiter (Junior)
Recruiting Manager
Training Specialist
Training Manager
Human Resources Assistant
Recruiter (Senior)
Human Resources Director
Trainer – Technical
Employee Relations Specialist
HRIS Analyst
Information Technology
Business Analyst – Technical
Computer Operations Manager / Supervisor
Computer Programmer Analyst (Junior)
Computer Programmer Lead
Database Administrator
Database Analyst / Programmer
Help Desk Coordinator
Information Systems Manager
Network Systems Administrator
Network Systems Manager
Network Technician
PC Specialist
Software Applications Engineer / Programmer
Systems / Software Engineer
Systems Analyst
Systems Analyst / Programmer
Web Developer
Web Administrator
Data Entry Operator
Data Analyst
Database Developer / Engineer
IT Project Manager
Technical Support Specialist
Software Engineer
IT Director

Categories M–Z

Facility Maintenance Manager
General Supervisor – Maintenance / Trades Functions
Supervisor – Custodial Services
Supervisor – General Maintenance
Supervisor – Machine Maintenance
Graphic Designer (Junior)
Graphics Manager
Market Research Analyst
Marketing Assistant
Marketing Manager
Product Manager
Program / Events Planner
Program / Events Manager
Public Relations Manager
Marketing Specialist / Coordinator
Marketing Director
Graphic Designer (Senior)
Public Relations Specialist
Social Media Specialist
Product Development Director
Non-Profit Administration
Executive Director
General Supervisor – Production / Processing Functions
General Supervisor – Service Functions
Iso Coordinator
Materials Manager
Plant / Manufacturing Manager
Plant Superintendent
Process Improvement Supervisor
Production Control Clerk
Production Expediter
Production Planner
Production Planning Manager
Production Scheduler
Quality Assurance Supervisor
Quality Control Manager
Supervisor – Complex / Skilled Assembly
Supervisor – Inspection
Supervisor – Production (Machining)
Supervisor – Production / Processing (Miscellaneous)
Supervisor – Repetitive / Minor Skills Assembly
Quality Specialist / Coordinator
Continuous Improvement / Lean Manager
Buyer (Entry Level)
Buyer (Junior)
Buyer (Senior)
Distribution and Transportation Manager
Inventory Control Clerk
Purchasing Manager
Supervisor – Shipping And Receiving
Supervisor – Warehouse
Traffic Manager
Warehouse Manager
Distribution Director
Distribution Supervisor
Inventory Analyst
Logistics Analyst
Logistics Manager
Supervisor, Inventory Control
Supply Chain Manager
Traffic Rate Analyst
Contract Manager
Purchasing Clerk
Import / Export Analyst
Import / Export Manager
Purchasing Director
Environmental / Epa Manager
Safety / Risk Management Manager
Safety Specialist
Science/Research & Development
Laboratory Technician (Junior)
Laboratory Manager
Laboratory Technician (Senior)
Laboratory Tester
Research & Development Manager (Technical)

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