The new nationwide Salary and Benefits Survey of Local Head Start Programs is now underway. The results will provide Head Start programs like yours with current, comprehensive, and accurate salary data—so you can find out how your salaries, fringe benefits, and personnel policies compare with Head Start programs nationwide. By participating in this survey, you will help Head Start programs across the country, including yours. We guarantee that your individual responses fringe benefits research papers remain confidential.
The results of this Survey will enable you to determine how the salaries, fringe benefits, and personnel policies of your program compare with other Head Start programs nationwide. It includes 163 key Head Start positions as well as fringe benefits and personnel practices. Each survey will help define the national averages, will help peer programs see where they are in comparison with similar programs, and will help you to address discrepancies in salaries and benefits, and more. So it is very important that your program participates and sends the completed salary survey to us.
If you complete and return the survey to us by Friday, September 21, 2018, you can order the Report at a substantial discount. The users pay for the cost of printing and mailing the survey, compiling the results, printing and mailing the Report. There is no grant money paying for this type of survey—the participants pay the basic costs of the work and get the Report at cost, which is a substantial discount from the retail price. Even if you are not planning on ordering the Report, we respectfully request you please send in the completed survey. The results will enable other Head Start programs to compare national averages to their programs, potentially effecting change to pay scales, leave policies, merit pay increases, etc. The online Survey is available below.
We plan to publish the results of this study in the Salary and Benefits Survey Report of Local Head Start Programs 2018 before December 31, 2018. For questions about this web site contact our Webmaster. Approved by ACRL Board, June 2007. In order to recognize formally the importance of faculty status for academic librarians, ACRL endorses these standards.