Solid benefits in software.




Solid Benefits in Software

A recent survey of 667 software companies showed the industry was leading the economy, with most of the respondents offering incentive plans to attract and retain their employees.

Software companies
grew faster in 1996
and offered more
incentives than
other companies,
with smaller
businesses
growing faster
than bigger ones:


The survey examined salaries in 25 positions, including


Stock-plan reward programs were particularly popular with software companies because those programs dont require a lot of cash up front:


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