Salary & Skills Research

We conduct an annual salary survey that covers experience level, compensation, and the various types of organizations at which IA practitioners work. Download the reports to see the results for each year.
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2015 Salary Survey

This IAI Salary Survey examines salary in terms of experience, education, age, gender, geography, and job category so that you’ll have the information you need to handle your next negotiation. The institute’s annual salary survey is one our most viewed and widely shared items--for good reason. It's the only annual snapshot of the state of our field.

2014 Salary Survey

2014 Salary Survey

The 2014 Salary Survey had several goals, including: Increase response rate from prior years, eliciting greater number of international responses, focus the survey on demographics and compensation, increase accuracy of compensation results, particularly for the upper salary ranges, and increasing awareness and sensitivity for gender identity

2013 Salary Survey

2013 Salary Survey

The 2013 survey was conducted from July to November 2013. Members of the IAI, IxDA and sigia were invited to participate. A total of 149 responses were collected. We removed city data from results due to concerns about privacy of individuals where a small, easily identifiable population of respondents live.

2012 Salary Survey

2012 Salary Survey

The 2012 survey was conducted from July to November 2011. Members of the IAI, IxDA and sigia were invited to participate. A total of 309 responses were collected. We removed city data from results due to concerns about privacy of individuals where a small, easily identifiable population of respondents live.

2011 Salary Survey

2011 Salary Survey

The 2011 survey was conducted from July to December 2011. Members of the IAI, IxDA and sigia were invited to participate. A total of 263 responses were collected. We removed city data from results due to concerns about privacy of individuals where a small, easily identifiable population of respondents live.

2010 Salary Survey

2010 Salary Survey

The 2010 survey was conducted from September to December 2010. Members of the IAI, IxDA and sigia were invited to participate. A total of 282 responses were collected. We removed city data from results due to concerns about privacy of individuals where a small, easily identifiable population of respondents live.

2009 Salary Survey

2009 Salary Survey

The 2010 survey was conducted from September to December 2009. Members of the IAI, IxDA and sigia were invited to participate. A total of 435 responses were collected. We removed city data from results due to concerns about privacy of individuals where a small, easily identifiable population of respondents live.

2008 Salary Survey

2008 Salary Survey

The 2008 survey was conducted from June to November 2008. Members of the IAI, IxDA and sigia were invited to participate. A total of 414 responses were collected. We removed city data from results due to concerns about privacy of individuals where a small, easily identifiable population of respondents live.