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Salary and Benefits Survey

Salary and Benefits Survey

(to be completed every other year by all Midwestern area legal services programs)

 

Organization _________________________            Date Prepared:____________

 

Number of full time employees_______________ 

 

Number of part-time employees___________           Annual Budget ____________

 

Do you have a collective bargaining agreement in place, with your staff?

            Yes___  No___.    If yes, please describe who it applies to (e.g. all staff, just attorneys)

 

Hours in workweek _______            Four Day Workweek? Yes___  No __

 

Do you allow flextime or any other special type of time that allows the employee to choose their hours?

No ____     Yes ____ (if yes, please attach policy/description)

 

 

Are your pay increases merit based___ or across the board___? (attach policy/description if merit-based ).  If you have different standards for different groups of staff members, please describe.

 

If standard workweek is less than 40 hours, do you pay overtime for hourly staff for hours in excess of the standard workweek but less than 40 hours? Yes_______  No_____________

 

Do you allow comp time off to exempt staff who work overtime? No____________

Yes ___  If yes, are there any limits as to the  number of hours allowed? _____________

 

                                    

                                              Benefits

 

Vacation earned                Full-time                           Part-time

 

 Years of Service              Weeks of Vacation            Weeks of Vacation

   

        1                                  _____________                _____________

     

        2                                  _____________                 _____________

 

        3                                  _____________                 ____________

 

        4                                  _____________                 ____________

 

        5                                ____________                   ____________

 

            If you have changes in vacation policy for staff beyond the 5th year, please describe those changes.

 

Can unused vacation carryover? Yes____   No____

    If yes, how many days/hours? _______

 

Do you have PTO policy instead? Yes ___     No_____

     If yes, attach or describe policy.

 

Holidays

  

How many paid holidays are provided for full-time staff? _____

How many paid holidays are provided for part-time staff? _____

Do you have a specific policy concerning the holidays (ie. Staff must work day

before and day after?) Yes __ No___

 

Sick Earned                         Full-time ‘ee                    Part-time ‘ee

 

Years of Service                 Weeks of Sick                  Weeks of Sick

   

        1                                  _____________                _____________

     

        2                                  _____________                 _____________

 

        3                                  _____________                 ____________

 

        4                                  _____________                 ____________

 

        5+                                ____________                   ____________

 

            If you have changes in sick leave policy for staff beyond the 5th year, please describe those changes.

 

 

Do you have a policy that allows staff to convert their sick or vacation leave

to other uses? No ___  Yes___ If yes attach policy/description.

 

Do you allow leave for other uses? No ___ Yes ___

If yes, for any of the following:

 

Describe the maternity and paternity leave policy, if any, of your program:

 

 

Death in immediate family (please list the number of days allowed) __

Jury Duty ___

Other _____________________________________________________

 

 

 

Insurance

 

Do you offer health insurance? Yes ___   No____

 If yes, what percent of the premium is employer paid? ____%

             What percent is employee paid? ___%

What is monthly premium for employee for coverage? _____Do you pay for family coverage? Yes__  No__ If yes, what percent do you pay? ____%

 

If you have different coverage options available, what is the average monthly premium paid by your program for your staff members?

 

 

Do you offer dental insurance? Yes ___ No___

 If yes, what percent is employer paid? ___%

              What percent is employee paid? ___%

What is monthly premium for employee coverage? _____Do you pay for family coverage?  Yes__ No__ If yes, what percent do you pay? ____%

Do you offer vision? Yes ___ No___

 If yes, what percent is employer paid? ___%

              What percent is employee paid? ___%

What is monthly premium for employee coverage? _____Do you pay for family coverage? Yes__ No__ If yes, what percent do you pay? ____%

 

 

Do you offer group life insurance? Yes ___ No___

 If yes, what percent is employer paid? ___%

              What percent is employee paid? ___%

What is monthly premium for employee? _____

If your organization pays for different coverage for different staff members (e.g. based on individual salaries), please state the average monthly premium you pay per staff member

 

 

 

Do you offer long term disability insurance? Yes ___ No___

 If yes, what percent is employer paid? ___%

              What percent is employee paid? ___%

What is the total monthly long term disability insurance premium per employee? _____

 

Do you offer short term disability insurance? Yes ___ No___

 If yes, what percent is employer paid? ___%

              What percent is employee paid? ___%

What is the total monthly short term disability insurance premium per employee? _____

 

Do you offer any voluntary benefits?

 Life insurance Yes ___ No___

 Vision Yes ____   No___

  Flexible Spending Account Yes ___ No ___

  Other Yes_____   No ___

       If  yes, then please describe.

 

Do you have a separate Employee Assistance Plan? Yes ___ No ____

       If yes, then please attach.

 

Retirement/401k plan

 

Do you have a retirement plan/401k plan into which your employees make contributions? Yes ____ No ____

 

 If yes,  please describe eligibility and vesting requirements, the amount of the contribution and whether the program makes matching payments into the plan, the amount of the programs’ matching contributions and any other employer contributions____________________________________

 

 

Do you have an employer funded retirement plan, which is funded fully by your program with no contributions from staff

Yes__  No ___

 

If yes please describe eligibility and vesting requirements, and the amount of the contributions that the program makes.

 

___________________________________

 

 

 

 

General

 

Do you pay parking? Yes ___ No ___

 If yes, how much do you subsidize? _______

 

Do you reimburse for education? Yes ___ No ___

 If yes, please describe.

 

Is there any other benefit that your program funds for your staff?  Yes ___  No ____

If yes, please describe.

 

 

 

Do you adjust salary based on experience, ability to speak second language or for other reason?  If yes, please describe.

 

Do you have a written salary plan?  How often is it reviewed or updated?

  If so please attach.

 

Are there other areas/concerns you wish were addressed whenever you receive a request for a salary survey?

  If yes, please describe.

 

We will obtain the following information for all of the Midwestern LSC programs from LSC on a cumulative basis.  Accordingly, there is no need for you to provide the information below:

 

Salary

 

                                Staff Attorney       Managing/Sup. Atty        Paralegal      Secretary

 

 Starting salary

 

  5 years

 

 10 years

 

 15 years

 

 20 – 30 years

 

 30 years +

 

Survey System: 
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