This Week
  • The new Golisano Children's Hospital is dedicated.

  • Citizens Bank leader outlines plans in visit.

  • The last six years have brought quite a transformation to Mirror Show Management.

  • For Christopher Thorpe of Darien Lake Theme & Water Park Resort, work is about having fun.

  • Local banks are getting ready to migrate to the global standard for secure payments.

  • Aprille Byam launched StoryChick to help people begin conversations.

RBA survey: Pay for unskilled workers up 3.4%

Rochester Business Journal
May 6, 2013

Starting pay for manual labor has risen by 3.4 percent this year, to $10.59 an hour from $10.24 in 2012, the Rochester Business Alliance Inc. reported Monday.

The data is included in the RBA’s annual wage and salary surveys. Some 202 RBA member companies responded to at least one of four surveys, including manufacturing, non-exempt, professional and managerial, and health and human services.

The surveys asked for information on pay and other compensation, as well as benefits as a percent of payroll.

“These wage and salary surveys offer local employers data they can use to benchmark against regional trends to stay competitive with other companies,” said Barbara Cutrona, RBA vice president of business operations, in a statement.

“Given the current economic conditions, the consistency and stability reflected in the 2013 numbers is certainly welcome.”

(c) 2013 Rochester Business Journal. To obtain permission to reprint this article, call 585-546-8303 or email service@rbj.net.


What You're Saying 

There are no comments yet. Be the first to add yours!

Post Your Own Comment

 
Username:
Password:

Not registered? Sign up now!
 

To Do   Text Size
Post CommentPost A Comment eMail Size1
View CommentsView All Comments PrintPrint Size2
ReprintsReprints Size3
  • E-mailed
  • Commented
  • Viewed
RBJ   Google