I’m curious what industry data (especially US-centric) folks look at to figure out on-call compensation. This conversation has come up again at work, and I’m curious what the current state is (and if it’s also been impacted by the recent salary inflation in the industry as well). Someone pointed me at https://emauton.org/2021/08/31/oncall-compensation-structures/ which is a good start.
Where I live (Germany) it’s common to pay 500 euro per week (assuming weekly on-call periods) just to be available. If you actually need to do something after hours, you either get the time back (for example, don’t work the next morning or something) or you get paid for it. And in the really good companies, you get both