This compensation planning survey includes the following information for six non-union employee levels: executive, management, professional (sales), professional (non-sales), office/clerical/technical, and trade/production/service as well as unionized employees analyzed by metropolitan area and by industry group:
- Actual 2017 and projected 2018 salary increase budgets (including merit, across-the-board, cost-of-living, promotional, etc.).
- Actual 2017 and projected 2018 salary structure adjustments.
- Salary differentiation and more.
Survey participants receive complimentary results. Non-participating companies may purchase the report PDF.
Salary Survey Methodology
Mercer surveys are designed using the most accurate and up-to-date market data practices. Data is collected from HR professionals at participating organizations (never employee self-reported) and then analyzed for validity, thoroughness, and market representation based on the organization's size, structure, geographic region, or a combination of these factors. A minimum number of incumbents, organizations, and distinct organizations are required in order to report each data element. If minimums are not met, the market data is suppressed, ensuring you the highest level of data confidentiality.
- Participation Opens: April 9
- Participation Deadline: May 4
- Report Available: July
*The Fall update will be available in December to participants only.
View a sample report of this survey for a glimpse at what’s included.