6 in 10 HR Professionals Think
Well over half of human resources professionals
believe that they are underpaid, according to the combined results of a recent
When asked "How do you feel about your pay?," 60
percent responded "I am underpaid." Meanwhile, 38 percent responded "I am paid
just about the right amount." Just 2 percent responded "I am overpaid."
Interestingly, respondents to the HR.BLR.com poll
were much more likely to report that they felt underpaid (71 percent) compared
with respondents to the Compensation.BLR.com poll (54 percent of whom believed
they were underpaid).
By way of comparison, a recent Gallup poll found that
slightly more than half (51 percent) of all workers claimed that they were
underpaid for their work. For more details, see our
The HR.BLR.com/Compensation.BLR.com poll included 412