Canada MTECH: Mercer Technology Compensation Survey

Transform your workforce for a new world economy

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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

Results publish: October

  • CAD 1,750 – 3,500

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  • Position List

Product Details

Data Collected

  • 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

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2021 Survey Participation

Data Submission Tools

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Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs. To participate, click the ‘participate now’ link above and follow the steps provided. Rest assured that the importance of your data security is not taken lightly at Mercer, so we take the utmost precautions to protect it.

What's new in 2021

Data for this survey will be collected through Mercer Data Connector, an innovative online platform created to simplify the participation process with easy data importing, real-time data validation, and more.

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.
  • Identify “hot jobs” and areas of focus for your company.
  • Secure a significant discount on survey results.
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events.

2021 survey schedule

  • Participation opens: March 1
  • Participation closes: May 28
  • Results available: October

Note: we will not extend participation past the close date. Please contact us to learn more about our participation services to ensure you meet the deadline.

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Attend a participation webinar or watch a recording to better understand the submission process and the survey data that is collected.

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2021 survey pricing

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2021 Canada MTECH: Mercer Technology Compensation Survey CAD $1,750 CAD $3,500

Survey Schedule

  • Participation open: March 1
  • Participation deadline: May 28
  • Date Effective: April 1
  • Results publish: October

Position List

View the position list and descriptions included in this compensation survey.

  • IsOrderingSetNo
  • Ordering TypeSingleLevelMultiSelection
  • RegionEnglish-United States
  • Sub TitleTransform your workforce for a new world economy
  • Short DescriptionEntice and keep tech talent across all industries.

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