X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Graduation cap on money Industries with large gaps between pay and productivity tend to be those where workers have higher rates of college education. (Photo: iStock)

As worker compensation remains flat, the so-called pay-productivity gap is shooting higher. According to a new report from the Society for Human Resources Management the largest increases in productivity without any corresponding increase in pay were mostly tech-related industries. Those industries also experienced the largest amounts of growth over the past few decades. Industries which have experienced relatively little growth during the same time period experienced smaller pay-productivity gaps, with both productivity and pay remaining flat or increasing at similar rates.

BenefitsPRO

Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.