US MBD: Manufacturing & Operations Survey

Ensure your compensation strategy is competitive

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Automation is quickly changing the dynamics of the manufacturing industry—new jobs are emerging, and preexisting roles are transforming rapidly. What do these careers all have in common? They require ingenuity, strong critical-thinking skills, and perhaps most importantly, competitive pay.

The US MBD: Manufacturing & Operations Survey allows you to benchmark your compensation information with salary data from over 800 positions across more than 1,600 organizations spanning numerous industries, regions, and company sizes.

Analyze the data across several sub-families, including:

  • Assembly
  • Machine operator
  • Plant manager
  • Production planning
  • Welding
  • And many more
How competitive is your compensation strategy?

Participation Open: February – April

Results Publish: Early August


2019 Results Available

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

Position list

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

Product Details

Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 875
  • # Positions Published: 740
  • # Organizations: 1,623
  • # Observations: 402,864

Based on data from the 2019 US MBD: Manufacturing & Operations 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

  • Metropolitan
  • National
  • 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

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Engineering & Science
  • Human Resources
  • Production & Skilled Trades
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
  • Supply Chain

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Facilities Management & Planning
  • General Business Project/Program Management
  • Heavy Equipment & Construction Trades
  • Human Resources Generalists
  • Machine Operations
  • Manufacturing Plant Management
  • Manufacturing Production, Processing & Assembly
  • Manufacturing/Product Quality
  • Procurement
  • Production Planning & Control
  • Quality Management Leadership
  • Repair & Maintenance Trades
  • Warehousing, Distribution, & Transportation

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: Manufacturing and Operations Survey — USD 1,375

Non-participant
2020 US MBD: Manufacturing and Operations Survey — USD 3,575

Pricing

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

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US MBD: Manufacturing & Operations Survey

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  • 2019 results now available for purchase.

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: Manufacturing & Operations Survey here.

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

View the position list and descriptions included in this survey.

Sample Report

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  • Sub TitleEnsure your compensation strategy is competitive
  • Short DescriptionSalary data for key positions within the manufacturing industry.

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