Salary Benchmarking

Salary Benchmarking Service

Our mission is to provide our clients with the most accurate and up-to-date salary information available. Our team has access to the latest salary data from a variety of sources, allowing us to provide our clients with the most comprehensive salary benchmarking service in Cyprus. Our service is designed to help our clients make informed decisions when it comes to recruiting the best talent, ensuring competitive salaries and managing their staff costs. With our salary benchmarking survey, you can make the right decisions for your business.

Our surveys

At Emerald Zebra, we understand the importance of accurate and reliable salary data in making informed decisions about talent acquisition and retention.

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Fintech Sector

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Participation in Emerald Zebra's Salary Benchmarking Surveys

Engaging in our salary benchmarking surveys is a valuable opportunity for organizations operating in Cyprus. By participating, you contribute to a robust analysis of compensation practices, gaining insights that can shape your strategic decisions. Here's what participation entails:

01. Registration

Between February and July each year, organizations can register their interest by filling out the contact form on our dedicated participation page. This initiates the process to become part of our robust salary benchmarking exercise.

02. Data Submission

Upon registration, participants receive details, enabling them to submit their data. The data is processed exclusively within Cyprus. Our only usage of your data is to process it for the salary benchmarking purpose. We don’t share your data with anyone.  Data is deleted immediately after extraction.

03. Review Process

Our expert team meticulously reviews the submitted data to ensure accuracy and completeness. During this stage, participants may be contacted for clarification or additional details, guaranteeing the integrity of the benchmarking process.

04. Notification and Results

Once the review is complete, participants are notified when the survey results are ready.

Benefits of Participation

01. Informed Decision-Making

Access valuable insights to inform your compensation strategies and stay competitive in the talent market.

02. Exclusive Discounts

Participants receive one free salary survey and enjoy a 50% discount on subsequent survey purchases in the year of participation, demonstrating our appreciation for your involvement.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

Why choose Emerald Zebra?

The Emerald Zebra team brings over two decades of experience in providing compensation consulting services. Recognized for our quality, long-serving, experienced, and professional team, along with delivering cost-effective practical advice, our consultancy has built a solid reputation.

What is salary benchmarking, and why is it essential for businesses?

Salary benchmarking involves comparing compensation practices within an industry to ensure competitive and fair pay. It is crucial for businesses to attract and retain top talent, maintain market competitiveness, and make informed decisions regarding employee compensation.

How does Emerald Zebra conduct salary benchmarking?

At Emerald Zebra, we employ a comprehensive approach, analyzing industry trends, market data, and client-specific factors. Our experienced team ensures a thorough assessment, providing clients with accurate and relevant salary benchmarks.

What Data is collected?

Salary ranges, gross base salaries, total cash, quality of match. Source of data: Employer salary ranges, EZ talent pool, placement data, participating professionals.

This data shows what companies are willing to pay.

We go beyond data analysis, offering personalized insights and recommendations for effective compensation strategies.

How can businesses benefit from Emerald Zebra's salary benchmarking services?

Businesses can align their compensation structures with industry standards, attract top talent, and enhance employee satisfaction. Our benchmarks empower organizations to make informed decisions, contributing to overall success and growth.

Is salary benchmarking a one-time process, or should it be conducted regularly?

We recommend regular salary benchmarking to adapt to evolving market trends and maintain competitiveness. Annual reviews ensure that compensation strategies remain aligned with industry standards, helping businesses stay ahead in the talent market.

How can a company get started with Emerald Zebra's salary benchmarking services?

Simply reach out to our team through our contact page, and we’ll guide you through the process. We’ll discuss your specific needs, gather relevant information, and tailor our services to provide you with accurate and actionable salary benchmarks. Or alternatively, you can purchase one of our published surveys (where available).

How can one engage with Emerald Zebra's participation process?

Engaging is simple and free. Follow these steps: 

    • Register your interest  between February and July each year using the button below. (This should be the contact is form and drop down to be added ‘Salary Survey Participant (collect name, company, job title, email, phone. 
    • You will be required to submit your compensation data following our instructions.
    • Our team will review your data for accuracy and completeness, with potential contact during this stage.
    • Once completed, we’ll notify you when results are ready, and when the surveys are ready to be purchased.
    • Curious about the participation discount? Receive one free survey of your choice, additional surveys purchased at 50% discount.


To qualify, provide data aligning with the survey year of purchase.

What organizations are part of our surveys?

Open to all organizations operating in Cyprus regardless of size.

When do we collect data?

Annually, from February to July.

Will your positions match our surveys?

For a list of position descriptions, visit our survey sectors.

How is data reported?

We report on salary ranges, base salaries, and total cash annually effective July 1st. Statistical breakdowns include averages, percentiles, and segmentation by various factors.

Interested in our methodology?

Compensation data is collected online or electronically. Submissions undergo a thorough review, ensuring accuracy, and any extreme or inappropriate data is carefully verified or removed from the survey sample.

choose the survey for your participation

Note: Exclusive reports tailored for internal compensation planning are provided solely for individual employers. Reports are restricted from access by libraries, HR consulting firms, or entities involved in reselling, public dissemination, or commercial use.

By participating in Emerald Zebra's salary benchmarking surveys, you not only contribute to a comprehensive understanding of compensation practices but also gain a strategic edge in attracting and retaining top talent. Join us in shaping the future of fair and competitive compensation in Cyprus.

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