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Announcing the Croner Entertainment Survey – International

Posted on May 13, 2022 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Digital Streaming, Recent Developments

Compensation for International Entertainment Jobs The Croner Company has conducted the preeminent compensation survey for the U.S. entertainment industry since 2013. The Croner Entertainment Survey – International is launching in 2022 in response to demand from U.S. clients with global locations for compensation data on international entertainment positions. The Survey will serve as a benchmark […]

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Changing Salary Adjustment Budgets Due to Inflation

Posted on Feb 16, 2022 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News

In recognition of recent high inflation and tightening labor markets, The Croner Company conducted a January Salary Budget Survey to understand current compensation planning. This Survey reported on most current salary adjustment budgets and salary structure adjustments in place as of January 2022. Participant companies included Croner Survey participants in our annual industry-specific surveys. The […]

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Trends in Pay for Video Gaming Jobs in the U.K.

Posted on Feb 15, 2022 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The Croner report on how to pay video gaming jobs in the U.K. was recently published. The report showed compensation grew materially from 2020 to 2021. Specifically, growth was across all organization levels. And, all elements of compensation grew:  base salary, total cash compensation and total direct compensation (including equity awards). In addition, the report […]

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C2HR Details Pay Increases, Challenges During COVID-19

Posted on Feb 11, 2022 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Recent Developments

Reprinted from Cablefax The Daily By Noah Ziegler | February 8, 2022 Those who work for connectivity providers were more likely to see stronger compensation increases in 2021, while content developers faced more challenges, according to data from the Content & Connectivity Human Resources Association’s (C2HR) annual compensation surveys. Content companies still awarded pay raises, […]

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Competing for Software Gaming Talent Was More Expensive in 2021

Posted on Jan 6, 2022 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

Are you able to compete effectively for software gaming talent? It may be time to benchmark your salaries and incentives to market data. The recently published 2021 Croner Software Games Survey – North America shows that jobs at U.S. software gaming companies experienced material compensation growth in the past year. The growth in compensation was […]

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Emerging Policies for Hybrid and Permanently Remote Work

Posted on Dec 22, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Recent Developments, Software Games Industry

The results of a Croner Company pulse survey about remote work[1] show a majority of participating companies will allow hybrid work schedules going forward. Hybrid work is defined as requiring some days in the office and allowing some days to be work from home.  The greatest number of those companies that will allow for hybrid […]

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Moderate Compensation Growth for Entertainment Industry

Posted on Dec 13, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News, Recent Developments

The annual Croner Entertainment Survey provides comprehensive market data about compensation for jobs and specialties in all segments of the Entertainment industry, including Film, Television, Digital Entertainment and Music production and distribution. Noteworthy insights from the recently published 2021 Croner Entertainment Survey include: Professional independent contributor positions and operating independent contributor / support positions experienced the […]

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Executives in Television and Digital Entertainment Experience Only Moderate Compensation Growth

Posted on Oct 14, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Media Industry News

The 2021 C2HR Content Developers Compensation Survey provides competitive compensation data for positions in companies that develop content for television and digital entertainment, as well as positions specific to television and radio broadcasting.  High level trends from the 2021 results include: All organization levels experienced some year-over-year growth in compensation. Operating individual contributor / support […]

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Digital Media and eCommerce Positions See Steady Growth in Pay, Support Level Positions See Largest Pay Increase

Posted on Sep 21, 2021 by in Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Solutions, Compensation Surveys, Digital Entertainment Compensation News, Equity Compensation, Media Industry News, Recent Developments

The recently published 2021 Croner Digital Content and Technology Survey provides in-depth market data on compensation for jobs specific to internet and mobile content and transactions.  Some of the noteworthy findings from the 2021 report include: ·         Compensation for digital jobs at the executive, middle management, and individual contributor levels experienced moderate growth year-over-year.  Support […]

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COVID-19 Impacted Compensation for Animation and Visual Effects Jobs

Posted on Sep 7, 2021 by in Animation Industry News, Attracting and Retaining Talent, Compensation Programs, Compensation Surveys, Recent Developments

Animation and Visual Effects Jobs The recently published results of the 2021 Croner Animation and Visual Effects Survey shows noteworthy trends in compensation from the past year.  The highlights below are extracts from Croner’s annual report of third-party market data for roles specific to producing animation and visual effects. Base salaries increased year-over-year for the […]

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