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Survey Shows That Salaries Will Get Back to Normal

Good News! Salaries Poised For a Comeback

Raise your glasses to some much-needed good news. A new survey of 175 large employers from consulting firm Watson Wyatt says that nearly half of employers will reverse salary reductions in the next six months, and one-third of companies intend on unfreezing salaries in the same time period.

It's a good sign for employees who've been dealing with the salary uncertainty that's become commonplace in the recession. A director at the firm explained, "Some employers are seeing the light at the end of tunnel and feeling optimistic." Has your employer resorted to reducing salaries or freezing salaries?

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ilanac13 ilanac13 7 years
this could be good news. we have been on a salary freeze and it's been PAINFUL. especially since my hubby has been out of work and we're expecting twins. i hope that my company decides to start implementing raises where necessary (and that they feel that i'm deserving of one)
insanitypepper insanitypepper 7 years
We still have layoffs scheduled through the fall of 2010.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
My company still has the freeze on, but my husband's company reversed the 6% pay cuts they had instated earlier this year. The situation is definitely looking a little better for us.
pearsbeary pearsbeary 7 years
they're keeping us in the dark about our salaries!
amybdk amybdk 7 years
Definitely not feeling too optimistic about this.... yet.
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