ERI Economic Research Institute was founded in 1987 to provide compensation, benefits, and Human Resource research for private and public organizations in the form of published reports and software database products. Revenues for ERI are earned solely from these cost-of-living and salary survey software and publication sales. ERI does not provide fee-for-service consulting.
ERI Economic Research Institute primarily serves private industry. (The public sector, the IRS, and libraries comprise approximately 20% of our subscribers.) Our salary structure analyses have been in use since 1974; the PC software to extract competitive wage and salary rates since 1987; and our COL analyses since 1989. ERI does not provide consulting services
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