2020 Participation Station


Mercer 2020 compensation surveys are opening for participation now. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. As a survey participant, see your data beside peers and competitors while you explore insights in compensation by company size, geography, and industry. Comparing your data to the market is key to creating attractive salary budgets. Don’t miss your opportunity to be a part of this market leading data. Survey participation consists of several key elements:

  1. Submission Form — To start your participation, locate the survey(s) you are interested in within the tabs/tables below and click the submission form link. The resulting file will be used to collect your data.
  2. Participation Events — We highly recommend attending a participation webinar or meeting to learn tips and tricks for completing your submission and to explore key survey details. Register now using the links below.
  3. Data Submission — After you have entered all of your information, you will need to submit the form. Submit completed forms to https://hcsurveys.imercer.com/CA or email to surveys@mercer.com . Don’t forget to complete the order tab to lock in your discounted participant prices and to ensure you are among the first to receive results.
  4. Data Review and Validation — Following your submission, members of our team will review the data and follow up with you via email to validate any values or answer data questions. For common data validation questions, you can refer to the Data Validation FAQ page.

Individual survey details – participation open/close dates, submission forms, and more can be found within the sections below. The majority of surveys will publish results in August/September 2020.

Transfer survey access – If you have experienced organizational changes and need a new contact to receive access to your Mercer survey data, please complete an Access Transfer Request Form .

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Industry-specific compensation surveys provide information on specialized jobs or positions that are not found in every organization. The positions found in this spectrum of surveys are typically only within an individual industry, such as doctors (healthcare), engineering technologists (energy), or bank tellers (financial services). Find a complete list of industry-specific surveys below. Interested in a survey that has closed? Contact us to learn how to be a part of the survey.

2020 Survey participation

Compensation Survey Opens Deadline Submission Form Job Matching Tool/Booklet Event/Webinar
Life Sciences February 18 May 29 Closed Closed Coming Soon
Canada Hotel Industry February 6 April 14 Closed Closed N/A
North America Mining March 26 May 15 Closed Closed N/A
Canada EHRA | Engineering Human Resources Association Compensation Survey May 26 June 20 Closed Closed Coming Soon
Canada Energy Sector (MTCS) March 6 May 14 Closed Closed Coming Soon
Canada Retail March 9 May 22 Closed Closed Coming Soon
Canada Mercer OSPE National Engineering Survey May 19 June 21 Closed Closed Listen
Canada Restaurant March 9 May 22 Closed Closed Coming Soon

General industry compensation surveys provide data on positions found across a wide variety of industries, meaning the employees working these types of jobs usually won’t be exclusively tied to just one sector of work. Examples of this include human resources and accounting job functions. Find a complete list of general industry surveys below. Interested in a survey that has closed? Contact us to learn how to be a part of the survey.

2020 Survey participation

Compensation Survey Opens Deadline Submission Form Job Matching Tool/Booklet Event/Webinar
Canada Mercer Benchmark Database (MBD) February 18 May 29 Closed Closed Listen
Canada Contact Centre February 18 May 29 Closed Closed Coming Soon
Canada Compensation Planning Survey July 8 July 17 Closed Coming Soon Coming Soon
Canada New Graduate and Generation Z Compensation Survey June 15 July 24 Closed N/A Coming Soon
Canada Ontario Municipal Compensation Survey (OMCS) May 4 June 22 Closed N/A Coming Soon
National Municipal Compensation Survey May 4 June 22 Closed N/A Coming Soon
Canada Mercer New and Fast Moving Jobs Survey June 22 July 31 Download N/A Coming Soon

Providing management clarity in guiding day-to-day operations in a consistent manner, policies and practices surveys will help you establish best practices for managing your workforce strategy. Examples of this include short-term incentives, turnover, and employee perks. Find a complete list of policies and practices surveys below. Interested in a survey that has closed? Contact us to learn how to be a part of the survey.

2020 Survey participation

Compensation Survey Opens Deadline Submission Form Job Matching Tool/Booklet Event/Webinar
Car Benefit Policies and Car Cost Reports Evergreen Evergreen Download Coming Soon Coming Soon
Digital Talent Intelligence April 25 May 31 Coming Soon Coming Soon Coming Soon
Canada Contact Centre and Customer Service Policy February 18 April 24 Closed Closed Coming Soon
Canada Compensation Policies & Practices June 15 August 7 Download N/A Coming Soon
Canada Turnover Survey TBD TBD Coming Soon Coming Soon Coming Soon
Mercer/Gartner IT Jobs & Skills February 18 May 29 Closed Closed N/A
Domestic Relocation Policies and Practices Survey June 25 August 7 Download N/A N/A