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How competitive is your staff's salary package?

Find out with the most efficient tool for in-depth salary analysis!

REWARD ARCHITECT  is a user-friendly, web-based tool for HR professionals to consult and save comprehensive market information on the composition of salary packages in Belgium. Do you have any doubts about your staff’s salaries? The reliable and versatile Reward Architect® tool can give you a helping hand!


  • Create and manage specific salary analyses of your proper organisation.
  • Remunerate your employees correctly through comparison with real salary data.
  • Determine the competitiveness of the salary package.


  • The analyses are based on an actual salary database containing 156.865 separate observations from 711 companies (Generic Salary Survey 2017).
  • You can choose the reference market which best suits your needs.
  • You can browse both age-dependent and age-independent salary data.
  • A clear analysis of statistically backed salary data is just one click away.
  • The salary data includes the basic and variable remuneration, as well as fringe benefits.
  • The data can be easily exported for further analysis.
  • Available in Dutch, English and French.

In addition, REWARD ARCHITECT ADVANCED also contains:

  • Comparison between the own employees and the market.
  • User-friendly analyses on the level of the department or the organisation.
  • Samples based on job classes.
  • Extensive reporting in bands and definitions of proper salary bands.



Reference job Base Salary
Job Level Target Total Cash (Base Salary + Target Variable Pay)
Diploma Total Cash (Base Salary + Variable Pay)
Sector Total Compensation (Base Salary + Variable Pay + Valuation fixed expenses
allowance, company car, meal vouchers and daily allowance
Region Variable Pay (Cash as well as non-cash bonuses, Commission,
Market Premium and Profit Sharing)
Age Extra-Legal Benefits  
Number of employees    - Fixed expenses allowance
Turnover    - Company Car
     - Meal Vouchers
     - Daily Allowance
  Insured Benefits




Trends report 2017

This report comprises a detailed and easy to consult overview of the most important reward trends in the Belgian market in 2016-2017. A useful report for everyone who is involved in compensation and benefits. The participants of our Generic Salary Survey receive this report free of charge.


Hardcopy Generic Salary data 2017

The hardcopy report Generic Salary data offers you clear charts and graphs per job and per qualification group. These give an idea of the current salaries and other remuneration components on the Belgian market.


Theme Report Insured Benefits 2017

The share of insured benefits in the salary package is often underestimated by the employees. On the basis of clear infographics, you will gain an insight into the market practices regarding this complex matter. Therefore, this report forms the ideal basis for benchmarking your offered benefits. If you fill out the questionnaire about this topic, you will receive the report free of charge.

Most important topics:

  • What is the value of retirement insurances on the Belgian market?
  • How much does the allowance amount to in the event of the death of the employee before the retirement age?
  • How much does the salary that is continued to be paid during the waiting period for disability amount to?
  • Who will bear the costs when family members can be affiliated to the hospitalization insurance?

This report is only available in English.


Theme report Variable remuneration 2016

The share of variable remuneration in the Belgian salary packages continues to grow. Since a certain number of years, we can speak of a real variabilization. This report offers insight into how companies currently deal with this method of remuneration. You will get an idea of the policy of organisations on all elements of variable remuneration. The payment can be in cash or in non-cash; e.g. through a group insurance, a pension fund, warrants, …

Most important topics:

  • Which companies use variable remuneration?
  • Which are the benefits companies see in the use of variable remuneration?
  • Which employees receive variable remuneration and how is this package composed?
  • Which types of bonuses occur most often on the market?
  • Which are the current targets and systems to grant a bonus?

 Take a look at the table of content of this report



Should you like to receive salary information for one or more employee(s), executive(s) or top executive(s) in the course of the year, please contact us. We can offer you (one of) the reports below:

*  With a benchmark report, we additionally compare your employees to the market data.

More information can be found in the brochure

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