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 2017 HR Budgets and Human Capital Flash Report
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1. Overall 2017 salary budgets will be:
Data for this report was collected from a population sample based on participation from 107 unique companies. We thank all survey respondents for their participation.  
 2017 HR Budgets and Human Capital Flash Report
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2. The following is the employment outlook of companies for 2017 based on workforce type:
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3. How many paid holidays will be granted in 2017 to full-time employees? For this question, "holiday" means a scheduled work day allowed off with pay in celebration of some event.
 
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Paid Holidays
Number of Paid Holidays GrantedNumber of Respondents
102
201
111
91
131
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4. During 2017 we anticipate that the National economic activity will change as follows:
5. During 2017 we expect industry sales to:
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6. Actual (2016) and Projected (2107) merit adjustments, reported:
Production, Maintenance and Facilities, Hourly Employees
Average Actual Merit Increase, 2016
3.38
Office, Clerical, and Technical Employees
Average Actual Merit Increase, 2016
3.71
Exempt Employees ( Non-executive)
Average Actual Merit Increase, 2016
3.31
Production, Maintenance and Facilities, Hourly Employees
Average Actual Merit Increase, 2017
3.33
Office, Clerical, and Technical Employees
Average Actual Merit Increase, 2017
3.61
Exempt Employees ( Non-executive)
Average Actual Merit Increase, 2017
3.48
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