Industry Research

The Industry Research section is exclusive research brought to you by NSCA, including the Electronic Systems Outlook biannual report, Labor Installation Standard, Compensation & Benefits report, Financial Analysis of the Industry report, and Guide to State Licensing.

Labor Installation Standard 2022

The Labor Installation Standard provides integrators with a tool to benchmark business, assist with job costing, and aid sales personnel in correctly estimating and closing projects. Inside this report, you’ll find the average labor hours required to complete a vast array of tasks for multiple low-voltage systems.

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Supply Chain Risk Mitigation Strategies for Integrators

Supply chain disruption has impacted systems integrators’ operations across the project life cycle.

To protect profitability and align client expectations with the current business realities, NSCA members have to be proactive in managing cashflow and other financial metrics – and provide customers and partners with clear communication about the measures you’re taking. This document contains language members can use in proposals and contracts and provides recommendations for risk management.

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Electronics Systems Outlook: Summer Edition 2022

This NEW biannual report (summer and winter) provides industry professionals with trends in electronic systems and commercial construction. The Electronic Systems Outlook will aid in budgeting, determining new opportunities, showing lending institutions the strength of the industry, and more.

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Compensation & Benefits Report

As part of the National Systems Contractors Association’s (NSCA) regular research investigations of the commercial electronic systems industry, the Association conducts a compensation and benefits survey. This survey is an on-going research program to track and benchmark compensation and benefit data for a variety of key positions within the industry. Due to the confidential nature of compensation plans, only the owner and executives of each member company have access to this report.

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To view previous Compensation & Benefits reports, please visit the Essentials Library.

 

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Electronics Systems Outlook: Winter Edition 2021

This NEW biannual report (summer and winter) provides industry professionals with trends in electronic systems and commercial construction. The Electronic Systems Outlook will aid in budgeting, determining new opportunities, showing lending institutions the strength of the industry, and more.

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Financial Analysis of the Industry Report

This biennial research tracks and benchmarks key financial ratios among NSCA member integrators. This allows member companies to compare themselves to companies of similar size and to the industry overall. See sample data or get member access to the current report.

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NSCA’s Research Archive

This page features only the latest research available from NSCA, but you can find our entire research collection in the Essentials Online Library—including previous editions of the reports you see here.

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