The Salary KPI is one of a set of vital HR KPIs we have created in bob to help you track and analyze your organizational HR objectives, and optimize processes such as workplace management, employee programs, and more.


What is the Salary KPI?

Located in the Finance category category of KPIs in the Analytics module, the Salary KPI provides you with your company's salary expenses over time to help you make informed estimates and projections.

How is salary calculated?

  • Salary is calculated based on the employee pay period and normalized relatively according to the chosen view period: monthly, quarterly or yearly.
  • Salaries are included from the month of the first effective date.
  • Salaries are included only for employees who were employed for the entire month. The salary of a departed employee will not be included the month of their departure.

How to use Salary KPI

View your total salary spend for a particular month and with a range of groupings.

  1. Select the period for which you would like to view growth rate data in the date field, in one of two ways: a. Preset Range: choose between preset periods like last 6 months or entire company history. b. Custom Month Range: select a From and To month from the calendar picker. *To select a single month click on the chosen month twice.
  2. Select the time period to view data for. You can choose between monthly, quarterly and yearly.
  3. Slice, dice and filter your data using the Grouped By and Filter drop-downs to focus on what is most important to you.                                        
  4. Choose your preferred currency from the currency field. *Please note that the total salary presented may be affected by exchange rates.
  5. Click view more details in any chart to see all of the included employee data, and use the column picker to customize the information you see.
  6. Export your Salary Change KPI chart or graph as a .png or .svg file and the employee data as an .xls or .csv file.


Tips for optimizing the Salary KPI data

  • Make sure your employees' base salaries and their effective dates are up-to-date. *Salary is calculated from the month of the first effective date.
  • Verify your permissions include viewing other employees' work, lifecycle and payroll sections.



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