Helping organizations establish pay for their employees one step at a time.

About Us



Smith Compensation Solutions, LLC is a Detroit area based consulting practice dedicated to assisting small to medium sized businesses and not-for-profit organizations attract, retain, and engage talent by providing customized solutions for every phase of the compensation life cycle. 


Nicole Smith is the owner and consultant for Smith Compensation Solutions, LLC.  She has developed and led compensation departments in a variety of industries including government, financial services, and insurance for nearly two decades . Nicole specializes in designing, analyzing, implementing and administering base and variable compensation programs.

Nicole has been designated a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) by WorldatWork and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business.  She is an article reviewer for the WorldatWork publication WorkSpan and is a member of the American Society of Employers (ASE) as well as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Core Values


· Strategic - We consider the broader impact of how our work contributes to and impacts business objectives.

· Integrity - We understand that demonstrating moral and ethical principles is an expected and fundamental value.

· Responsiveness - We know that our client's time is valuable and that establishing and adhering to agreed upon deadlines for project deliverables contributes to the overall success and efficiency of an organization.

·Excellence - We strive to consistently provide great expertise and outstanding customer service to ensure client satisfaction and retention.