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Job Titling Practices Survey

This survey offers an in-depth analysis of job titling practices among over 400 companies across six major industries.

About the Survey

The Information You Need When Titles Matter

Business leaders and human resource professionals understand that job titles may be used to reward and recognize valued executives and employees. For an understanding of the competitive practices in this area, you can turn to the Pearl Meyer Job Titling Survey Report. 

This in-depth analysis of practices at over 400 companies with annual revenues from under $300 million to over $10 billion across six major industries provides detailed data on:

  • The rationales for using titles
  • Different title use externally and internally
  • Titling practices for foreign operations and acquired companies
  • How new titles are communicated
  • Policies on business card use
  • Hot topics in job titling practices

Executive Titles:

  • Typical executive titles from direct reports down to five levels below the CEO
  • Criteria used for assigning executive titles

Employee Titles:

  • Typical titles for the highest level of line management and the highest level of technical employees

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