Newspaper Industry Compensation Survey - 2018 Input Forms Available


This annual confidential survey is the industry standard in compensation planning. Learn if your compensation is in line with your peers. NICS provides pay ranges, base pay averages and medians as well as total direct compensation and medians — all sorted by circulation and presented in regional breakouts. Inland can also provide custom reports from its big database, with information from approximately one-third of U.S. dailies. NICS is recognized as the most complete and reliable in the industry.

2018 NICS mini survey

NICS Deadlines:

The early bird deadline for participating in 2018 is April 2, and the final deadline is May 2. Don't miss your opportunity to participate! 

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To reserve your spot for the next survey or if you would like more information please contact Karla Zander, manager of research and member services, 847-795-0380.

2018 Instructions

2018 Weekly Input Form

2018 NICS Group Input Forms

2018 NICS Daily Input Forms