Our Business Conditions Report contains survey results gathered from contract manufacturing companies—your peers—broken down by industry segment and geographic region, with comments and insight into current and expected business conditions.


NTMA conducts two benchmarking surveys annually – the Operating Costs & Executive Compensation Survey (in February) and the Wage & Fringe Benefit Survey (in September). These surveys result in valuable benchmarking reports – available FREE to survey participants.

NTMA Operating Costs & Executive Compensation Report (One Survey – Two Reports)

Operating Costs Report — This report is a financial analysis of the custom tooling & machining industry. It can help you improve your financial results by establishing “typical” financial performance targets and by analyzing how “high-profit” companies in the industry achieve their success.

Executive Compensation Report — Closely-held corporations are often the target of IRS “reasonable” compensation challenges. The Executive Compensation Report examines issues relating to reasonable compensation by analyzing the range of pay, including base salary, bonus, benefits & perks, that executives earn in the precision custom tooling & machining industry.

What’s in it for you?

As a survey participant you will receive an individual Financial Performance Report analyzing your company. This report compares your financial performance to industry standards. In order to protect your confidential data, Mackay Research Group sends this report directly to you. And it’s free to survey participants. See samples from an earlier Operating Costs Report and Executive Compensation Report.

Non-participating members can purchase the Report online for $500; Non-member may purchase the Report for $1,500. Visit the NTMA Store to purchase.

NTMA Wage & Fringe Benefit Report

This Report examines high, low, and average wage rates for 37 job functions giving you better feedback than ever before for the range of competitive plant wages in your NTMA chapter, your region, by sales size and by line of business. The survey also covers fringe benefits offered for plant employees. This data is useful for recruiting and employee promotion purposes.

See a few sample pages of an earlier Report.

The Wage & Fringe Benefit Report is FREE to members that complete the annual survey. Non-participating members may purchase the report for $125; non-members may purchase the report for $750. Visit the NTMA Store to purchase.

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