Executive Pay Survey

Understanding market trends and the role of executive benefits in the total compensation package is key to executing an effective total rewards and talent management strategy.

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Competent Executives Cannot be Good and Yet Cheap

Pricing executives is never easy. Effective ones can command massive premiums once you combine their salaries, allowances, bonuses, stocks and perquisites. However, how much is enough? Remuneration Committees are often in need of reliable market benchmarking data to ascertain how well their C-suite Executives are paid relative to their competitors so as to ensure that the reward packages remain cost-effective and competitive in the marketplace.

Mercer Executive Pay Survey (EPS) is your go-to source for consistent, high-quality and customizable information on compensation and benefits, covering the full reward package, including all forms of cash compensation, long- term incentives and benefits. This spans across industries in 20 countries in Asia.

With the participation of more than a thousand multinational companies across Asia Pacific, the Mercer Executive Pay Survey (EPS) is the definitive source of market data for Executives.

Survey Locations
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Laos
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
Survey Items
  • Base Pay
  • Fixed Cash Allowances
  • Short-Term Incentives
  • Long-Term Incentives
  • Perquisites
  • Social Benefits
  • By Job Size (Mercer PC Grade)
Employee Type
  • Local (Local & Local-Plus)
  • Expatriate (Full Expatriate, Local-Plus Expatriate, Pure-Local Expatriate)
Hierarchy Levels
  • Company & Business Head
  • Function & Sub-Function Head

Survey Families
  • Administration
  • Communications
  • Consulting
  • Contact Center
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Project engineering
  • Quality
  • Repair and maintenance
  • Research and development
  • Sales and marketing
  • Supply and logistics

As part of the Total Remuneration Survey (TRS), data collection begins from April while results are being released in September and October, depending on locations. For more details regarding the survey schedule, please contact our consultants.