Variable Pay: Is There a Difference Between a Bonus and an Incentive?
JUNE 30, 2017
PayScale’s 2017 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) revealed that nearly three-quarters of organizations give some type of variable pay. Is there a difference between a bonus and an incentive? Under the umbrella you can find any number of bonuses, incentives, commissions, and other cash comp that is contingent on something happening. Bonus” falls under the umbrella. Incentive” also falls under the umbrella. Choosing Incentives or Bonuses.