Compensation Consulting

Build a competitive advantage with a compensation plan that aligns with your unique culture.

From a single salary study to an overall rewards strategy, CLA offers a tailored plan to help you find and keep talented people, achieve your growth goals, and comply with evolving regulations.

What’s on your mind?

  • Knowing how to respond when an employee Googles their wage rate and comes to you requesting a raise
  • Evaluating your total rewards to attract and retain talent
  • Knowing where you stand in relation to your competitors
  • Properly setting salary status to comply with shifting regulations (Equal Pay Act, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA))
  • Ensuring that your job postings reflects the actual work, the compensation strategy, and business goals

A unique approach

CLA offers certified professionals in compensation, industry specialization, and technical know-how to help you refresh your approach to pay. Our consultants have access to sophisticated salary survey tools and trustworthy market data to accurately price roles and analyze job descriptions.

We can respond to a wide range of your compensation related requests, including a gender-gap or executive pay study, to total rewards strategies that integrate your culture, job descriptions, performance measurement system, and organizational goals. We can even help you communicate your compensation philosophy, so that your team members truly understand how their contributions are recognized.

Total compensation consulting services

  • Base pay analysis
  • Job description design and evaluation
  • Compensation program development (e.g. incentives and pay-for-performance)
  • Competitive benchmarking of rewards, incentives, salaries
  • Comparable worth and equal pay evaluation (Equal Pay Act)
  • Employee classifications assessments and FLSA exemption tests
  • Aligning total rewards to overall business strategy
  • Token-based compensation planning

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