Employers in this industry help move products in bulk before they reach consumers’ hands. Companies may specialize in a variety of products, including motor vehicle parts, lumber, furniture, office equipment and hospital equipment.
Methodology for The PayScale Index: Trends in Compensation
The PayScale Index tracks quarterly changes in total cash compensation for full-time, private industry employees in the United States. In addition to a national index, it includes separate indices for specific industries, metropolitan areas, job categories, and company sizes. The PayScale Index uses 2006 average total cash compensation as a baseline.