Average agent salary

This measure calculates the average annual salary, excluding benefits, paid to agents/customer service representatives who directly handle contacts in the business entity. It is a Cost Effectiveness measure that helps companies understand all cost expenditures related to the process "develop and manage reward, recognition, and motivation programs."

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Measure Category:
Cost Effectiveness
Measure Id:
100109
Total Sample Size:
286 All Companies
Performers:
25th
Median
75th
Key Performance
Indicator:
Yes

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Units for this measure are dollars.

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Average agent salary

Key Terms

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Cost Effectiveness

Cost effectiveness measures are those in which two related variables, one of which is the cost and one of which is the related outcome related to the expenditure are used to determine a particular metric value.

Median

The metric value which represents the 50th percentile of a peer group. This could also be communicated as the metric value where half of the peer group sample shows lower performance than the expressed metric value or half of the peer group sample shows higher performance than the expressed metric value.

Measure Scope

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Cross Industry (7.2.1)

  • 7.5.1.1 - Develop salary/compensation structure and plan (10498) - Creating the framework for the provision of salary/compensation to employees. Break down the salary structure into different components such as fixed pay, variable pay, bonus, and allowances such medical allowance, and rent allowance, etc. Develop, adjust, and maintain a pay structure.
  • 7.5.1.2 - Develop benefits and reward plan (10499) - Developing a plan for provision of rewards, commission, and benefits to employees. Plan health benefits, retirement benefits, non-monetary benefits, etc.
  • 7.5.1.3 - Perform competitive analysis of benefit and rewards (10500) - Analyzing and evaluating the organization's benefits and rewards plan. Compare/Benchmark the benefits and employees plan with other organizations to adhere to industry standard practices.
  • 7.5.1.4 - Identify compensation requirements based on financial, benefits, and HR policies (10501) - Recognizing the employee requirements for compensation on the basis of the financial, benefits, and HR policies of the organization. Recognize individual compensation requirements regarding the financial policies of the organization. Consider the benefits plan and overall HR policies while selecting compensation requirements.
  • 7.5.1.5 - Administer compensation and rewards to employees (10502) - Managing the provision of compensations and rewards to the employees while maintaining consistency with the compensation and benefits plan. Follow the compensation and benefits plan rigorously in order to avoid any discrepancies.
  • 7.5.1.6 - Reward and motivate employees (10503) - Rewarding and stimulating the performance efforts of employees. Create methods for motivating employees. Spur extrinsic and intrinsic motivation.