Canada MTECH: Mercer Technology Compensation Survey

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Technology and cross-industry companies are building teams dedicated to digital and cyber advancement. As your organization grows, tech is becoming an integral part of business. Jobs that build products, update processes, and serve to sell and entertain in a wireless future will be the catalyst for continued success in your company. Enticing and keeping this talent is critical to transforming your workforce for a new world economy.

The Canada MTECH: Mercer Technology Compensation Survey provides the data and tools necessary to analyze your coveted and competitive technical positions that are increasingly recruited for beyond technology companies, and into all industries. Apply the data — from base pay and total cash compensation, to geographic location and job titles — to learn exactly how to shape your rewards strategy.

Stay on top of fast moving pay for Canada’s hottest technical jobs in areas such as:

  • AI, Data Science, Machine Learning and Robotics
  • Gaming, New Media, Entertainment
  • Research & Development and Sales
  • Software & Applications
Are you ready to transform your workforce?

Participation open: March - May

Data effective: April 1

Results publish: October

2021 Results Available

  • 195 positions published
  • CAD 1,750 – 3,500
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Data Collected

  • # Positions Surveyed: 1,701
  • # Positions Published: 195
  • # Organizations: 532
  • # Observations: 31,566

Based on data from the 2021 Canada MTECH: Mercer Technology Compensation Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

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

Data Analyzed


  • 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
  • Regional
  • National

Career Streams Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

Sample of Areas Covered

Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Machine Learning and Robotics

  • Artificial Intelligence R&D
  • Artificial Neural Networks
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Robotic Process Automation
  • Machine Learning R&D

Gaming, New Media, Entertainment

  • Game Development Leadership
  • Game Development Programming
  • Game Testing
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Media Art & Design
  • User Interface, Experience & Interaction Design
  • Game Art
  • Game Design
  • Game Production
  • Film/Show/Program Technical Production

Research & Development, Sales

  • Product Planning & Development
  • Industry-Specific Sales: High Tech & Internet
  • Technical Product R&D
  • Blockchain Development
  • Cyber Research

Software and Applications

  • IT Applications Development
  • Software Architecture Engineering
  • Software Development Engineering
  • Mobile Applications Engineering
  • Systems Software Development Engineering
  • Systems Software Development Engineering: Mobile Devices
  • Software Development Test Engineering
  • Software Release Testing & Configuration
  • Cloud Services
  • Integrated Solutions (Hardware & Software) Engineering

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.


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Position List & Sample Report

Position List

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Sample Report

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Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in the Canada MTECH: Mercer Technology Compensation Survey here.

2022 Survey Participation

2022 survey participation is now closed. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Survey participation is open to all organizations and is not required to purchase results.

Key Dates:

  • Participation opens March 1, 2022
  • Participation closes May 6, 2022

Why should you participate?

  • Align your pay to the market
  • Maximize your budget by making informed decisions to ensure you are not overpaying or underpaying
  • Secure a significant discount on survey results
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events

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