Contemplating a career move? Evaluating staff salaries? Learn what you, or they, should be earning. Sports ETA conducts a research survey, as often as necessary, exploring compensation levels for sports events and tourism professionals in various fields.
2023 Salary, Compensation & Benefits Report
Sports ETA and SearchWide Global released the 2023 Sports Destination Leaders Salary, Compensation and Benefits Report led by researchers from Stoll Strategies, sponsored by the Northstar Meetings Group. The benchmark study provides an overall look at the employment landscape for the $39.7 billion sports events and tourism industry among sports destinations while offering a resource to organizations with actionable information.
Release Date: March 2023
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“This compensation study is phenomenal. Very well done. The insights into other structures and KPIs are interesting. I also liked the information from Mike Gamble and Searchwide Global layered throughout. It is almost like getting free consulting from the leading recruiter in our industry.” -Josh Dill, Visit Frisco
This report reveals some hard facts about not only what industry professionals are being paid, but how they are being compensated as well. In this conversation between SportsTravel Executive Editor and Publisher Jason Gewirtz and the leading researchers on the report — Jennifer Stoll of Stoll Strategies and Cambria Jones of SearchWide Global — we explore those issues. Take a listen to The Honest Scoop About Sports Tourism Salaries and Compensation.
2013 Compensation Survey
The goal of this research was to establish a compensation guide for sports commission and DMO employees, based on market size, to determine the most common and important benefits offered to employees. Release Date: April 2014
2009 Salary and Benefits Survey
The goal of this research was to establish a compensation guide for sports commission and visitors bureau employees based on market size, to determine the most common and important benefits offered to employees, and to determine members’ satisfaction with their Sports ETA membership. Release Date: December 2009
2004 Salary & Benefits Survey
Sports ETA partnered with Northern Kentucky University (NKU) to provide Destination category members with information concerning salary and compensation programs for employees. Release Date: December 2004
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