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From The Croner Company

25 Years Online and Still Evolving

We are proud to be celebrating our 25th year of providing trusted market data on pay for jobs specific to online and mobile talent. Yes, twenty-five years ago there were “online” jobs! And Croner was providing compensation data for online positions back then. The 2021 Croner Digital Content and Technology Compensation Survey cycle kicked off in January at the annual Survey Planning Meeting [...]

April 29th, 2021|News & Trends|

Annual Planning Meeting for Compensation Survey of Entertainment Jobs

The 2021 Croner Entertainment Survey will be launched on Thursday, April 15, 2021 when participating companies gather virtually to plan the content for this year’s Survey.  This annual Survey planning meeting, conducted by The Croner Company, is attended by compensation and HR executives from large film studios, small film studios, music producer [...]

April 12th, 2021|Recent Developments|

Compensation for Local Media Jobs: 2021 Croner Survey Planning Meeting

The 2021 Croner Local Media Survey will launch on Thursday, March 25th. The Survey reports competitive pay rates for local advertising account executives and for television and radio programming and operations positions at local TV and radio stations. Human Resources executives from major media companies will gather virtually to plan this year’s [...]

Grantmaking Foundations Compensation Survey Annual Planning Meeting

The fifth annual planning meeting of the Croner Total Compensation Survey of Foundations will be held on Thursday, March 4, 2021.  Sponsoring foundations of the Survey will meet to discuss survey content and timely issues facing human resources professionals during remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The planning meeting agenda will [...]

February 26th, 2021|Recent Developments|

How to Design a Bonus Plan

Are you designing a new bonus plan for a start-up company? Or in an established company trying to determine what bonus you need to offer to compete with tech companies? Companies give out bonuses in order to motivate their staff and employees, boost morale and encourage quality performance. Rewarding employees for performance helps them see a physical indicator that directly impacts their compensation. [...]

Animation and Visual Effects Compensation Survey Annual Planning Meeting

Animation and Visual Effects jobs are at the forefront of today’s entertainment. Animators and Visual Effects teams are producing content consumed in software games and in content streaming on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. The 2021 Croner Animation and Visual Effects Survey provides up-to-date competitive compensation information about positions that [...]

February 8th, 2021|News & Trends|

C2HR Shows COVID’s Impact on Industry Pay

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in more modest pay increases last year and slower compensation growth is expected to continue in 2021, according to data from The Content & Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR) Association’s annual compensation surveys, conducted by The Croner Company. Content developers have been much harder hit than connectivity [...]

February 8th, 2021|News & Trends|

Remote Pay Policies

The Croner Company is conducting an interim survey to report on compensation policies and practices under consideration or being implemented as a result of the shift to remote work. The survey is open at no charge to all survey participant companies registered for 2021 annual benchmark surveys conducted by Croner. [...]

February 5th, 2021|News & Trends|

New Jobs Added to Survey of Content Developer Jobs and Connectivity Provider Jobs

The position grids for the 2021 C2HR Content Developers Compensation Survey will cover four new job families this year. These additions result from discussions with industry representatives at the annual Survey Planning Meeting. The Planning Meeting was attended by human resources and compensation professionals from 25 companies that create and broadcast content [...]

February 2nd, 2021|News & Trends|

2021 Croner Digital Content and Technology Survey Planning Meeting

The 25th annual Croner Digital Content and Technology Survey will be launched on Thursday, January 28, 2021, when long-time and new survey participant companies gather virtually to plan for this year’s Survey content.  This annual Survey planning meeting, conducted with compensation and human resources executives, ensures the Survey remains fresh [...]

January 20th, 2021|News & Trends|