Salary Survey '07 results unveiled

Consultancy staff received an inflation-busting 12 per cent pay rise last year,on ­average, according to this year's PRWeek/Hanson Search Salary Survey.

But with in-house private and public sector PROs receiving five and three per cent rises respectively, commentators fear a widening pay gap emerging.

‘As the industry recovered from a slump two years ago, rather than recruiting more staff, consultancies made existing staff work harder,’ said Libby Price, MD at recruitment consultancy Price Trace Hawes. ‘This policy is backfiring and consultancies are having to offer over-generous pay.’

Nearly two-thirds of respondents said their job had become more stressful in the past six months.

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