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MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector Buy Now!

Join the 2010 Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector (MTCS). MTCS provides you with the most comprehensive perspective on the energy sector in Canada.

Benefit from a consolidated perspective on the energy sector, developed through a single participation process and with one effective date for all data. This means previous clients of multiple Mercer energy surveys now can participate through a single submission.

MTCS survey results are organized into modules, released between August and October. Results, including field hourly data, will be available earlier than in previous years. More importantly, you can choose the modules that reflect your core labour markets:

View this interactive presentation about MTCS.

Core Modules Plus at least one of Optional
 

 

MTCS features consistent national and global job codes and career maps across all functions.

Each participant is eligible to take part in the MTCS Fall Survey Update. This October update assists participants with their compensation planning for the following year. All participants of the Fall Survey Update receive a complimentary copy of the results.

The MTCS is available for purchase by participants only.

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MTCS PayMonitor Training Sessions - Thursday, September 2; Tuesday, September 14; and Thursday, September 30
Survey results are delivered via PayMonitor, a powerful, leading-edge analytical tool. Attend a complimentary online training session and learn how to get the most out of your survey results. Click on Event/Training to register.

Survey Results Meeting – Thursday, September 23
This meeting is conducted after the survey results are released. It is intended to provide you with insight into the current compensation market in the energy sector, analysing key survey findings and trends. Click on Event/Training to register for this event.



2010 Survey Stats

  • # Positions: 559

  • # Organizations: 186

  • # Incumbents: 101,481


Modules

Core Modules*

General Benchmark
Shared-services functions such as HR, accounting and IT, as well as other general industry benchmarks in administration, procurement/purchasing and finance are included in this module.

Cross-segment
This module includes core jobs in upstream, midstream, downstream and utilities environments such as engineers, joint ventures representatives, geologists and geophysicists, health, safety, and enviromental positions and technician/technologist roles.

Policy
Each participant receives a detailed corporate policy report, which summarizes the key policies of our participants in such areas as compensation practices, long-term incentives, staffing practices, training and development and more.

Benefits
This module includes benchmarking of traditional employee benefits that will allow you to measure your competitive position and assist you in making decisions regarding your benefit package.

Choice Modules

Upstream/Midstream
Includes the exploration, production, and transportation of oil & gas materials prior to the refining process. Functional executive, managerial and professional roles, as well as managerial roles in a “field” environment are included. Examples of jobs in this module include top land executives, exploration and production executives and managers.

Downstream and Oilfield Services
Includes professional, managerial and executive roles specific to the downstream sector, and oilfield services. It also covers the technical and non-technical sales roles that are common to both segments. Examples of jobs in this module include refinery managers and executives, product plus category managers, and field service supervisors.

Utilities
This module includes roles unique to the utilities sector, including utility specific executive roles and transmission and distribution roles on the ground. Examples are utilities executives, rate analysts, service dispatchers, and energy programs representatives.

Optional Modules



Field/Hourly Module - PayMonitor
Includes compensation data for non-managerial positions in non-corporate/office environments such as oil fields, plants, refineries, terminals, or along pipelines. Examples of benchmarks in this module include maintenance/trades positions, plant operators, field operators, equipment operators, and laboratory/chemical technicians.

Field/Hourly Module - Full-Disclosure
Includes a fully-disclosed spreadsheet for non-managerial positions in non-corporate/office environments such as oil fields, plants, refineries, terminals, or along pipelines. Examples of benchmarks in this module include maintenance/trades positions, plant operators, field operators, equipment operators, and laboratory/chemical technicians.

Workforce Planning Module – NEW
This individualized report allows you to analyze your organization's internal labour market demographics, overall talent strategy, and make assessments about the current state of your labour force. This report will also help you identify where your organization's workforce planning issues are similar to or different from industry peers in Canada, and create a plan to help address your organization's long-term labour needs. At no additional charge, you will also have an opportunity to speak with one of our Workforce Sciences consultants about your individual report.

Field Site Policy Module - NEW
Gain access to policy data for Field employees at the site level, with results presented in summary format for the very first time! This report summarizes the key policies of participants in such areas as joint councils and employee associations, living and other types of allowances, overtime, breaks, change of work policies, call-out policies, shift rotations and premiums, and much more. The Field Site Policy Module contains data for 98 organizations and over 700 field sites across Canada, and contains policies for the sample as a whole, as well as "cuts" of the report for each of 7 pre-defined geographic zones including the Oil Sands in and around Fort McMurray.

* Mandatory Participation required in these modules

Data Collected
  • Annual Incentives / Bonuses
  • Perquisites
  • Total Cash Compensation
  • Base Salary
  • Salary Ranges
  • Total Direct Compensation
  • Long-term Incentive Values

  • Data Analyzed
    Relative Value
  • Job Scope

  • Size of Company
  • Daily Production Level
  • Net Sales/Revenue
  • Number of Employees


  • Eligible Sectors

    Exploration & production

    Terminal operations/storage

    Off shore Platforms

    Energy mining

    Oil field servicing

    Energy-related government entities and regulators

    Midstream/pipelines

    Power utilities

    Downstream

    Gas utilities

    Upgraders

    Alternative energy

    Refineries

    Integrated oil and gas

    Engineering, Procurement, and Construction



    2010 Survey Schedule
  • Questionnaire Distributed: Mid Feb
  • Participation Deadline: Closed
  • Data Effective Date: Apr 1
  • Report Available: Aug

  • Pricing Options

    Participant

    Core Module (General benchmark, cross-segment, policy, benefits, plus your choice of one of the sub-segment modules: upstream/midstream, downstream and oilfield services or utilities) – One user license for PayMonitor included

    $6,500 CAD

    Additional modules

    $1,250 CAD each

    Additional core user license for PayMonitor (General benchmark, cross-segment, policy, plus your choice of one of the sub-segment modules: upstream/midstream, downstream and oilfield services or utilities)

    $150 CAD each

    Additional user license for PayMonitor

    $150 CAD each

    Customized groups in PayMonitor (by company name)

    $600 CAD each

    Printed Binders - Core Module (General Benchmark, cross-segment, policy plus your choice of one of the subsegment modules: upstream/midstream, downstream and oilfield services or utilities)

    $500 CAD per module

    Printed Binders - Additional copies

    $200 CAD per module


    Note:
    Hard copy results are available for an additional $200 each per module.
    Additional PayMonitor users may be added for $150 each per module.







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