2020 Cross-Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey Results Available Now

2020 Comp & Benefits Study

HOLLYWOOD, Florida  — The 2020 Cross-Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey report provides a detailed analysis of key compensation and benefits related statistics for the distribution industry.

The results are based on confidential surveys from 905 distribution companies, representing over 10,000 locations. GAWDA was one of twenty-three distribution related associations that sponsored the 2020 Cross-Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey and their Distributor member companies were invited to participate as a value-added benefit of membership.

The 2020 Cross-Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey was compiled, tabulated and analyzed by Industry Insights, Inc. (www.industryinsights.com), an independent professional research and analytics firm that provides research services focused on financial and operating performance, compensation and benefits, market assessments, customer satisfaction, educational programs and other forms of customized research for associations and their members.

The 2020 Cross-Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey represents the most complete, accurate, and up-to-date compensation and benefits data available. This report is designed to allow users to easily compare compensation levels and benefits policies with companies involved in wholesale trade/distribution.

In addition to data on recruiting & retention; health care costs/trends; retirement benefits; vacations/PTO and holidays; sick and other leave; and sales practices, this report contains compensation-related statistics for common job titles in the industry. These job titles include positions in the following categories:

  • Executive Level Positions
  • General & Administrative
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Operations/Warehouse
  • Information Technology

GAWDA members can purchase a copy of the 2020 Cross-Industry Compensation & Benefits Survey via GAWDA’s website at www.gawda.org/shop-products/.



Celebrating our 75th year, the Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) is dedicated to promoting the safe operation and economic vitality of distributors of industrial gases and related welding equipment supplies. Through its GAWDA Gives Back campaign, association members have donated almost $2 million over the last 16 years to 22 different charitable organizations in 13 communities across the U.S. Since 2013, GAWDA and its members also have provided scholarships totaling $166,000 to 83 young people interested in studies leading to careers in the industry. For more information, visit the association’s website at www.gawda.org.