City Pay Associates Pay and Reward Benchmarking and
Surveys for the UK Finance Sector

City Pay Associates provides extensive and reliable pay market data to finance sector organisations in a format that is straight-forward and easy to use. You can ensure that your remuneration policy effectively rewards your staff, maintaining market competitiveness for recruitment and retention yet controlling costs by ensuring you are not paying more than necessary.

City Pay Associates offers robust independent data to justify remuneration decisions to your board, management committee or the regulators.

The most up-to-date pay information for the UK finance sector.


City Pay Associates manages the well-respected City Pay and Benefits surveys which have collated and summarised pay market practice for the finance sector in the City of London for many years.

We collect pay, incentive and benefits data annually from our clients, following actual review dates, and can therefore, continually update our pay databases.

If you are not currently a Participant and would like to know more about the benefits of survey participation please look at the website.


Three Pay Guides and one Benefits Guide are published annually and are available to survey participants and non-participants. Buy whichever you need and whenever you need it. Independent pay market data to support your remuneration decision-making.

Findings are presented for easy interpretation together with commentary to offer you the historical and current trends on pay, incentive and benefits practice in the UK finance sector.

CityPay Online

City Pay Associates provide a web based pay and review data service available exclusively to participants on-line, accessible via a secure password protected subscription. The online service is available only to participants who regularly provide data for the survey and is on a quarterly or annual subscription.

Key benefits include a downloadable excel spreadsheet of your exclusively selected information, the ability to create subsections of functional areas and produce market data sheets and job descriptions by job. You also enjoy FREE access to the annual Benefits Guide on-line.

Tailored Reports &
Specialist Consultancy

Benchmarking: Our substantial database of pay, incentives and benefits data provides an excellent source of data for bespoke market pay guidelines for those clients who require a more focused approach.

Job Evaluation: We can provide a structured approach to job evaluation to help you establish the relative positioning of roles in your organisation providing a basis for a fair and orderly grading structure.

We currently research around 140 finance sector organisations

Participants include:

Commercial Banks • Investment Banks • Retail Banks • Private Banks • Stockbroker • Asset/Fund Managers • Commodity Trading • Private Equity • Boutique Investment Firms • Other Finance Related Organisations

Functional Areas:

General Management • Credit and Banking • Specialised Finance • Corporate Finance • Private Banking • Treasury • Capital Markets • Commodities • Fund Management • Risk Management • Compliance • Legal • Company Secretarial • Research • Sales and Marketing • Trainees • Finance and Accounts • Operations • Information Technology • Human Resources • Administration • Secretarial




City Pay Online is available now!

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The new way to get your Pay Guide data is now available to participants in the survey only!


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Survey Participation

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  • Reduced prices on all the published guides
  • Complementary assistance in matching jobs to those covered by the...

City Benefits Guide 2015 Order Now

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The annual Benefits Guide provides detailed information on market practice with respect to pensions provision, employee benefits and HR...

October 2015 Pay Guide

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The latest pay data in the City Pay October 2015 publication is now available to all subscribers.

The October City Pay Guide is available...

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