Wages Up Slightly for OKC

By Morrow, Darrell | THE JOURNAL RECORD, May 24, 1991 | Go to article overview

Wages Up Slightly for OKC


Morrow, Darrell, THE JOURNAL RECORD


By Darrell Morrow Feature Editor Wages and salaries and market job value figures in the Oklahoma City area increased only slightly during the past year, according to the 1991 Oklahoma City Area Compen- sation Survey. Weighted average salaries, a figure most reflective of the averages paid, increased 4 percent from the 1990 report figures, said Gary Keuter, compensation supervisor at Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co., who analyzed and assembled the survey results for the Oklahoma City Human Resource Society. The society, which has published the survey since 1989, released its 1991 results Thursday. The 1991 survey contains com- pensation data and practices of 46 employ- ers covering 72 jobs common to many industries and representing more than 15,100 employees, the society reported. The survey is based on figures reported Jan. 31. "The weighted average and control point (or job value) figures are pretty good numbers for comparison. If you are looking at numbers to actually show people's pay, look at the weighted average. If you are looking at assigning a value to a job, look at the control figure," Keuter said. "The weighted average is more realistic to what is being paid to the people out there. Normally the control point figure is going to be a little above the weighted average, because most of the people haven't gotten to that level." Kueter explained the weighted average as "essentially the number of employees in a job divided by the total salary. If you have two people getting $10 an hour in a company, and three people paid $5 an hour in another company, the median average of the two companies would be $7 an hour." The survey shows, for instance, that the median average pay for an accountant is $11.81, compared with the control point, or market job value, of $13.67, which employers generally consider their top level. The weighted average last year was $11. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Wages Up Slightly for OKC
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.