Holiday Bonuses: Boon or Bust?

By Robert Half December 11, 2017 at 10:00am

HOLIDAY BONUSES: BOON OR BUST?

51% of Managers Expect Year-End Bonuses to Increase for 2017

Senior managers were asked, “Do you expect year-end bonus levels to be higher or lower than last year?”*

9%: Much higher
42%: Somewhat higher
39%: No change from last year
7%: Somewhat lower
3%: Much lower

Top ways companies determine bonuses:**

27%: Individual and company performance
22%: Individual, team and company performance
16%: Individual performance only
8%: Company performance only
9%: Other

Sources: *Robert Half survey of more than 300 senior managers at U.S. companies with 20 or more employees. **Robert Half survey of more than 700 HR, compensation and benefits professionals in businesses across a variety of industries in North America.

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