NAPCP Salary Survey Focuses on Compensation and Hiring Qualifications for End-Users and Provider Relationship Managers in the Commercial Card and Payment Industry

Minnetonka, Minnesota (PRWEB) May 15, 2013

Today, the NAPCP launched its 2013 edition of the Salary Survey, aimed at capturing and delivering insight into the Commercial Card and payment industrys wage, role and staffing trends. Previous editions focused on P-Card professionals, but new this year this survey will also include questions for end-user practitioners who manage Travel Card programs, as well as providers currently employed in a relationship management role. The survey is open to NAPCP members and complimentary subscribers through June 5, 2013, at Those who complete the survey and provide adequate contact information will receive a copy of the results report (planned publication third quarter 2013), an invitation to attend a follow-up webinar to discuss results, credit toward the Certified Purchasing Card Professional (CPCP) credential, and a chance to win a Target* gift card.

According to Lynn Larson, NAPCP Manager of Education and author of the survey, This exclusive survey delivers critical data to a niche market of business-to-business payment professionals. Historically, the NAPCP Salary Survey report of results is one of the most popular resources on the website. The NAPCPs member and subscriber base of 13,000 individuals is continually seeking guidance on compensation, optimal staffing levels for Commercial Card programs, and preferred experience and skills for program managers, administrators and support staff. Now, our report will include information for providers in a relationship manager role: average number of clients assigned, percent of time spent on service, sales and education tasks, and whether travel requirements play a role in compensation.

This year, we are challenging the industry to double the number of respondents who complete this survey, said Diane McGuire, Managing Director, NAPCP. We estimate that it will take only 15 minutes to answer the questionsthe return on this small time investment is immense. With the results report, survey respondents will be equipped with the data they need to appeal to management for evaluation of job duties, optimal staff levels, compensation or support for continuing education.

Individuals are required to become a complimentary subscriber of the NAPCP first (, then sign in to complete the survey at

About the National Association of Purchasing Card Professionals (NAPCP)

The National Association of Purchasing Card Professionals (NAPCP) is a membership-based professional association committed to advancing Commercial Card and payment professionals and industry practices worldwide. The NAPCP is a respected voice in the industry, serving as an impartial resource for members at all experience levels in the public and private sectors. The NAPCP provides unmatched opportunities for continuing education and peer networking through its Annual Conference, Regional Forums, webinars, website, newsletters and weekly communication. The association sponsors research and publishes timely and relevant white papers, survey results and other documents. The NAPCP certifies professionals through the Certified Purchasing Card Professional (CPCP) credential program. Please visit the NAPCP website to learn more about Commercial Card and payment programs in general, the value of membership, current member demographics, upcoming events and benefits of becoming a year-round partner sponsor.

*The NAPCP is not affiliated with, sponsored by or endorsed by Target Brands, Inc.

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