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On WRDS (you need to obtain your WRDS account) select Compustat North America and then Executive Compensation.


Check the proxy statement of a company in an SEC filings database such as (Note: this resource only works in Internet Explorer).

For background on the concept of executive compensation:

Check out the following compensation websites:

Standard & Poor's ExecuComp provides executive compensation data on salary, bonus, options and stock awards, non-equity incentive plans, pensions and other compensation items on offer. Select Compustat North America and then Execucomp.
Self-described as “career and workplace community where anyone can find and anonymously share real-time reviews, ratings, and salary details about specific jobs for specific employers,” provides detailed company reviews, employee ratings on workplace and leadership, including CEO approval ratings and compensation information by company and position.  A somewhat unique feature of is that it provides details of salary, bonuses, and other compensation for actual positions and titles at specific companies.
Use this site to find more than 300 industry-specific and general salary surveys. Test your salary savvy with the "Salary I.Q." test, and find tips and strategies for salary negotiation.

Locate Salary Surveys by Global Region
This site provided by the Economic Research Institute is a directory of various for-fee salary surveys available by region. 
Designed to help employees obtain accurate real-time information on job market compensation, this website allows individual employees to submit their job profile and salary data, which is then compared to others. Using the database, users are able to benchmark their salary to individuals with similar job titles in the same geographic area. -- Moving Guide
A comprehensive guide to relocation resources, including a salary calculator, moving calculator, mortgage information, lifestyle guides to many cities, and crime statistics.                                                                                                                     SalaryExpert draws on ERI’s expertise in salary and cost of living data to provide the public with excellent tools for evaluating career, relocation, and education decisions.
Devoted to all aspects of salary and compensation, this site offers a "Salary Wizard" that provides a benchmark for salaries by industry and zip code. The site also offers substantive advice on compensation and negotiation, current news affecting the labor market as well as a job and resume database.

Wall Street Journal Salary & Hiring Info

Business Week Salary Survey

Vault Career Insider - This database has some compensation data - based on employer surveys - for a number of firms.

WetFeet Guides - Check out the site's Career Research section, where there is a link to "Salary Data By Career."

Informe CEINSA: Remuneraciones España.
Ask at the Barcelona library desk for this repository of annual Spanish salary data.

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