Design Salary Schedules in Jeopardy As Demand for Talent Exceeds Supply

December 2006
ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/18/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 24, p29
Trade Publication
The article discusses the factors that are threatening the salary structures of U.S. design firms. Base salaries for senior managers at architectural, engineering and environmental firms are continuing to rise according to a survey of design firm compensation. A tax law was passed by Congress in May 2006 that changed the methodology for calculating the expatriate tax exclusions for U.S. citizens working abroad. The dollar is trading at 20-month low against currencies such as the euro.


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