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Survey: More companies to raise pay next year

Oil, gas workers expected to see biggest increase

ORLANDO, Fla. – If you've been waiting and waiting for a pay raise, you may soon be in luck.

A new poll shows that many companies are planning to boost salaries next year.

That's according to a report from the consulting firm, Mercer.

It surveyed more than 15,000 companies, from mid-size  to large employers.

And, get this -- 98 percent of them plan to raise salaries next year.

Workers at gas and oil companies are expected to get bigger pay hikes compared to those in education and health care.