The survey will only collect information on benefits. Information on wages will come from data compiled by the Dayton Development Coalition. Employers will have access to both the wages and benefit information once the study results are released.
Employers who complete the study will receive a summary of the findings in September, said Marcia Bailey, director of the Champaign Economic Partnership. Employers who don’t participate will still be able to review the report, but not until January.
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Clark County has conducted a similar survey every other year since 2007. The last time Champaign County conducted a similar study was 2012. Wendy Gradwohl, an associate professor and chairwoman of the Department of Business at Wittenberg University, will lead the study.
Information about individual businesses will remain confidential.
The survey can be accessed online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2017_Regional_Wage_and_Benefit_Study.
In Champaign County, employers can take the survey online at the CEP’s website at cepohio.com.
It will be available through June 24.
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