2023 Cooperative Compensation & Benefits Survey

General Information

Altura Consulting Group is pleased to announce the 2023 Cooperative Compensation & Benefits Survey.  The survey covers 79 cooperative positions, 5 benefit plans, detailed information on General Manager compensation and special benefits, and Board of Director structure and compensation.  This year’s survey includes 12 new jobs:

  • Dairy Dept Manager
  • Energy Service Technician
  • Feed Production Operator
  • Food Quality and Safety Specialist
  • Grain Elevator Operator
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Marketing and Communications Specialist
  • Plant Manager – Dairy
  • Sales Representative – Entry Level: Dairy
  • Sales Representative – Intermediate: Dairy
  • Sales Representative – Seasoned: Dairy
  • Warehouse Worker

See below for a complete list of survey jobs.

Survey Pricing

The results report (PDF & Excel file formats) is available to survey participants for $210.  Non-participants can also purchase the results report for $510.

Survey Timing

  • Survey Invitations: January 9, 2023 (Effective date of data: January 1, 2023)
  • Participation EXTENDED Deadline: February 24, 2023
  • Report Distribution: By April 17, 2023

Survey Information and Participation Materials

To participate in the survey, click on the Participation Form below. When it opens, DOWNLOAD and SAVE the Excel file to your computer and begin completing the survey. While you can email your completed survey participation form to us at surveys@alturaconsultinggroup.com, we encourage participants to use our secure Citrix upload portal to ensure the protection of their completed participation form.  Click here to access secure portal.

Survey Administrator

Altura Consulting Group LLC
520 Indian Mound Street, Suite 1A
Wayzata, MN 55391

Statement of Confidentiality

The objective of Altura’s survey reports and all methods and procedures used to produce the reports, is to provide maximum information value without disclosing any information that could be specifically associated with an individual survey participant.

All survey data submitted by participants for surveys conducted by Altura Consulting Group is provided on the basis that the data confidentiality of each participant will be fully protected at all times.

Protection of confidentiality extends to compensation data reported and to any kind of observation or form of analysis that could serve to identify a company with its data to an experienced person.

Our surveys are designed and administered in compliance with anti-trust guidelines.