Frequently Asked Questions
What is the People Bluebook?
The People Bluebook is your trusted compensation resource. We provide Annual Base Salary information in markets around the world.
Why do I get a PDF and an Excel file?
While PDF files are easy to read, Excel files allow for immediate analysis and use of the data. You will find job descriptions in the Excel and PDF files.
What's included in my files when I buy a report?
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Entire market salary range for the role. Lowest paid (Demographic Level 1) to highest paid (Demographic Level 5).
Number of data points in each market level. When data is published it represents a 90 day window of the market. For example, if data was published as of 6/1 , then it shows the aggregated market data from 3/1 - 6/1.
The minimum, maximum, median, and average for each level.
The median and percentiles for entire salary range.
A legend for guidance on Demographic Level definitions.
Can I access my reports at any time?
How often are new reports available?
Nearly every day. Check back often, or better still, sign up for our newsletter at bottom of this page to stay informed about new reports and sales.
I use Salary surveys, why should I get People Bluebook Salary Reports?
Fundamentally, People Bluebook Salary Reports are different than traditional Salary Surveys.
Where does the salary data come from?
The People Bluebook Salary Reports are powered by the award winning PeopleTicker compensation platform.
Can I get market data about Hourly, Temp, Contractor pay rates, supplier markups, and supplier bill rates?