Shock to the system: salary survey 2018. (Infographic)

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Chartered Management Institute
Chartered Management Institute
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18 July 2018
People management: all aspects of managing people, Management & leadership: including strategy, public sector management, operations and production
Business and management
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Infographic summarising research from the Chartered Management Institute and XpertHR based on data from 128,858 employees in 368 organisations.

Key findings include:

  • Inflation has overtaken pay increases for the first time in five years, overall, salaries (plus bonus where applicable) fell 0.6 per cent in real terms.
  • The average salary for managers is now £34,526.
  • Bonuses for senior managers and directors have fallen 16 per cent in real terms.
  • Managers worked an extra 44 days, up from 40 days in 2015.
  • 59 per cent of managers frequently check email outside working hours.
  • 1 in 10 managers have taken sick leave due to stress.

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