Skip to main content

You are invited to participate in the 2017-2018 IMA Compensation Survey

By March 17, 2017January 4th, 2023No Comments

You are invited to participate in the 2017-2018 IMA Compensation Survey

The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association, Valley Industrial Assocation, and Newport Group (formerly Verisight, Inc.) invite you to participate in the 2017-2018 IMA Compensation Survey in partnership with VIA.  All participants will receive a FREE electronic copy of the survey report. In addition, IMA/VIA members will receive significant discounts on custom reports.

An informational recorded webinar is available here:

(Download the webinar slides in PDF format HERE.)

Survey Overview
This survey covers approximately 194 jobs across 13 job families including jobs at the plant, supervisory, management, executive, and board level. Data will be collected on base pay, pay grades, and target incentive levels. The published results will contain compensation information for different geographies (e.g., Cook County, Northern IL), revenue levels, and number of employees.  Newport Group will be conducting the survey as a third-party survey administrator. All individual data submitted will be kept strictly confidential, and no individual organization or employee data will be released. Survey results will be reported in aggregate to ensure confidentiality. In addition, Newport Group will review all submitted data to ensure that the results released are valid and representative of the participating organizations.

Survey Definitions

Job Descriptions

Survey Participation
Below, you will find a unique link to the survey questionnaire, please click the link to start.  Imbedded in this email you will find a participant guide, job descriptions, and a survey order form.  If you do not have a specific job or if the data requested does not apply, please leave that question blank.  The data submission deadline for this survey is Friday, April 14th  All compensation data should be reported based on an March 1, 2017, effective date.  Results are scheduled for release in August 2017.


To participate in this years survey click the following link:

2017 Illinois Manufacturers’ Association Compensation Survey


Questions? If you have any questions or comments regarding the IMA survey, please feel free to contact Janie Stanley of the IMA at 217-718-4214 or e-mail

To order a full report of the survey results, please complete the attached order form and submit to IMA.  For technical assistance please contact Nicole Roach of Verisight at 309-736-6939 or email

2017 IMA Order Form