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US Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey
Endorsed by the National Retail Federation® (NRF), the Retail Compensation and Benefits Survey provides compensation data, extensive HR and industry practices information, and benefit plan features for merchandise categories including specialty retailers. The data allows you to:
  • Gain visibility of your competitors
  • View industry practices data and benefit plan features
  • Obtain geographic data for select positions
  • Receive expanded data in the Apparel Manufacturing and Supermarket sectors

The participation questionnaire is available March 17–April 30. For more information on how to complete the survey and matching jobs, view the participation webcast.

Participate and save. Participants receive a 67% discount off the regular purchase price and receive free access to Survey Panel; quarterly insights into total rewards trends.


With robust query options in Mercer WIN®, you can access multiple years of data in one view and easily compare your data to other US retailers.

 

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Survey Stats
  • # Positions: 189
  • # Organizations: 226
  • # Observations: 2 million+
  • Based on data from the last completed survey

    Position Families Analyzed
  • Central Administration
  • Human Resources
  • Real Estate
  • Distribution
  • Loss Prevention
  • Store/Field Operations
  • E-commerce
  • Marketing & Sales Promotion
  • Systems and Data Processing
  • Finance & Accounting
  • Merchandising

  • Data Collected
  • Base Pay
  • HR and Industry Practices
  • Short-term Incentive Amounts
  • Benefits Prevalance
  • Incentive Eligibility
  • Total Cash Compensation
  • Benefits Valuation
  • Organization Demographics
  • Total Direct Compensation

  • Data Analyzed
    Geographic Area
  • Metropolitan Area
  • National
  • Regional

  • Merchandise Category
  • Apparel/Accessories - Family
  • Consumer Electronics / Software / Appliances
  • Luxury
  • Apparel/Accessories - Infants/Children
  • Convenience / Gas
  • Multi-category
  • Apparel/Accessories - Men
  • Drug Stores
  • Office Supplies
  • Apparel/Accessories - Women
  • Eating / Drinking
  • Other
  • Automotive Dealers
  • Footwear (dress, non-rubber)
  • Salon / Personal Care
  • Automotive Parts & Services
  • Gifts / Novelties
  • Sporting Goods / Apparel / Footwear
  • Books / Music / Video
  • Health / Beauty Aids
  • Supermarkets / Grocery
  • Building Materials / Hardware / Home Improvement / Garden Supplies
  • Jewelry

  • Market Category
  • Big Box
  • Grocery / Drug / Convenience
  • Restaurant
  • Department Store
  • Outlet
  • Specialty
  • Discount

  • Size
  • Number of Stores
  • Store Headcount for Store Manager
  • Store Size
  • Organization Revenues
  • Store Revenue


  • 2014 Survey Schedule
     
  • Distributed: March 17
  • Deadline: April 30
  • Data Effective: Apr 1
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  • Report Available: Sept
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    Pricing Options
      Participant Nonparticipant     NRF Member*
    Retail $1,300 $3,900 Order Now   $2,600
    Apparel Module $1,400 $4,200 Order Now   N/A
    Supermarket Module $1,300 $3,900 Order Now   N/A
     Retail + Apparel $2,700 $2,000 N/A Order Now   $4,700
     Retail + Supermarket $2,600 $1,950 N/A Order Now   $4,550

    For survey participants purchasing both the Retail Survey and the Apparel or Supermarket Survey, a 50% discount is applied to the second survey as shown above.

    Additional users may be added at checkout for $150 each per survey.

    The 2013 report is available now.

    *If you are a NRF Member, please contact our Customer Service team at 800 333 3070 to complete your order.







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