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Which jobs are showing the highest pay increases?

November 07, 2022

Wondering which jobs are commanding the highest pay increases in this complex labor market? Beyond base pay, employers are using additional tools to reward and entice employees. Take a first look at the US 2022 Mercer Benchmark Database results for these insights and more.

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How much larger will increase budgets be in the US for 2023?

September 19, 2022

Annual increase budgets and salary structure adjustments are higher than previously reported in 2022, but will they go higher? 2023 US compensation budget projections.

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Mercer's got your back!

August 17, 2022

It's time to start looking toward the future and plan for the upcoming year. Let’s face it — the past few years have been a doozy and focusing on a new year, hopefully with a fresh start, is welcome. You may have questions about which surveys to purchase and what other perks to offer employees to keep them engaged. Learn how Mercer is responding by taking actions to provide you with the most up-to-date, accurate data and insight to support your decision-making.

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5 ways to elevate your compensation analysis with Mercer WIN®

August 08, 2022

Learn how Mercer WIN can help your organization maximize your data analysis capabilities with customizable, integrated reports and data.

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Cost of living versus cost of labor

April 11, 2022

Now that many employees are working from home for the foreseeable future, organizations are considering the impact that flexibility has on what they need to pay. As employees look to relocate from the cities to lower cost of living areas, does that mean their pay should be adjusted accordingly? In this article, two of Mercer’s senior consultants talk about the continued importance of understanding cost of living and cost of labor when determining pay.

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First look at increase budgets for North America

September 27, 2021

While so many things related to the world of work have been thrust into relative upheaval, annual pay increases and structure adjustments seem to be untouched. With over 1,500 participants combined between Mercer’s US Compensation Planning and Canada Compensation Planning pulse surveys, we have a preliminary view into the annual compensation planning process underway right now. Take a look and see how this aligns with the budget you are planning for merit, total, and promotion increases and for salary structure adjustments.

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Four reasons why salary surveys are a must in 2021

August 11, 2021

Accurate and timely compensation data hold even greater value this year as a new post-pandemic normalcy begins to take shape. Presently, the general economy appears to have stabilized and is starting to rebound. A closer look at the details reveals significant differences across industries, locations, and company sizes. The 2021 compensation trends we see in the data reinforce how simply aging salary survey data would be a mistake.

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Market pricing 101: establishing a benchmark methodology unique to your organization

July 30, 2021

Are you ready to take your market pricing to the next level? Develop and implement a benchmark methodology to increase your accuracy, efficiency and consistency and be sure your job pricing is aligned with your compensation philosophy.

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