US MBD: Engineering & Design Survey

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Engineering professionals harness bold ambition and ingenuity to shape the modern world in which we all live. Due to a myriad of factors, though, the industry is rapidly changing. Ongoing technological advancements, global competition, an aging workforce — keeping up with challenges like these is essential for your organization.

The US MBD: Engineering & Design Survey equips you with the data you need to make informed salary decisions that will positively impact your talent acquisition and retention efforts. The survey includes regional and national salary data from more than 1,500 companies allowing you to compare your compensation strategy to the market for base pay and short and long-term incentives.

Participating companies come from industries such as:

  • Banking/financial services
  • Chemicals
  • Energy
  • High-tech
  • Life sciences
  • And many more
Are you ready to transform your compensation strategy?

Participation Open: February – April

Results Publish: Early August


2019 Results Available

  • 746 positions published
  • USD 1,300 – 3,400
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Sample report

Position list

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  • 2020 Survey participation
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Survey Schedule
  • Participating Companies
  • Position List & Sample Report
  • Related Articles

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Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 883
  • # Positions Published: 746
  • # Organizations: 1,547
  • # Observations: 244,755

Based on data from the 2019 US MBD: Engineering & Design Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • FLSA Status
  • Long-term Incentive Eligibility and Grants
  • Organization Data
  • Short-term Incentive Eligibility and Amounts
  • Years in Organization
  • Years in Position

Data Analyzed

Industry

  • Banking/Financial Services
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Goods
  • Energy
  • High Tech
  • Insurance/Reinsurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Logistics
  • Mining & Metals
  • Other Manufacturing
  • Other Non-Manufacturing
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Services (Non-Financial)
  • Transportation Equipment

Geographic Area

  • National
  • Metropolitan
  • Regional

Organization Size

  • Assets
  • Gross Premiums
  • Net Revenue
  • Net Sales Revenue
  • Operating Expenses/Budget
  • Number of Employees

Career Streams Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

Position Families Analyzed

  • Engineering & Science

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Engineering
  • Engineering Design Services
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Engineering Technologists/Technical Professionals
  • Joint Engineering & Science Technical Leadership
  • Science
  • Science Research & Quality Laboratory Services
  • Technical Product Development/Research Operations

This survey is powered by Mercer Job Library. Learn more or view Mercer Job Library FAQs for more details. Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN®, giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters.

2020 Survey participation

Data Submission Tools

Compensation Questionnaire
Questionnaire and DVF FAQ
Job Matching Tool

To participate in a survey, simply download, complete, and submit the compensation questionnaire provided above. You can rest assured that the importance of your data security is not taken lightly at Mercer, so we take the utmost precautions to protect it.

2020 survey participation is now open!

Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Please submit your completed questionnaire before the deadline to participate in the 2020 survey.

Although organizations are not required to participate in the survey in order to purchase results, participants enjoy these key benefits:

  • Discounted survey results
  • Exclusive invitations to attend webcasts and meetings in which Mercer consultants review survey results and field questions related directly to your organization
  • Inclusion in survey results allows you to easily determine your market position using customized reports that compare your data to that of your peers

2020 Survey schedule

  • Participation opens: February 3
  • Participation closes: April 24
  • Results available: August

Participation Webcasts

Attend a participation webcast to better understand the submission process and the survey data that is collected.

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2020 Pricing

Participant
2020 US MBD: Engineering & Design Survey — USD 1,375

Non-participant
2020 US MBD: Engineering & Design Survey — USD 3,600

Pricing

Product Participant Non-Participant
2019 US MBD: Engineering & Design Survey USD 1,300 USD 3,400

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US MBD: Engineering & Design Survey

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Survey Schedule

  • Participation Opens: February 3
  • Participation Deadline: April 24
  • Date Effective: March 1
  • Report Available: Early August

Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in the 2019 US MBD: Engineering & Design Survey here.

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

View the position list and descriptions included in this survey.

Sample Report

View a sample report of this survey for a glimpse at what’s included.

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