Canada New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey

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Whether it’s hiring new graduates or figuring out student rates of pay for internships and co-ops, recruitment and retention can be challenging in today’s tight labor market. To gain the upper-hand, you need in-depth insights on how to competitively compensate the next wave of talent entering the workforce.

Make strategic HR decisions, with regards to young talent, using the Canada New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey. Get your starting pay right, with compensation data across nine degree types and 15 discipline types. Gain valuable insights into the average college graduate salary, top recruitment, and compensation trends with data from 51 organizations from across the country. Evaluate your talent strategy by comparing:

  • Annual starting salaries for new graduates
  • Hourly rates for co-op students
  • Hourly rates for summer interns
  • Tuition reimbursement or assistance for co-op students and summer interns
Do you have the data necessary to better position your workforce for the future?
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Survey Statistics

  • # Organizations: 51

Based on data from the 2019 Canada New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey.

Data Collected

  • Annual starting salaries for new graduates
  • Hourly rates for summer interns
  • Tuition reimbursement or assistance for co-op students and summer interns
  • Hourly rates for co-op students
  • Sign-on bonuses for new graduates
  • Data Analyzed

    Types of degrees

    • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
      • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)/Bachelor in Commerce (BCom)
      • Bachelor of Engineering (BEng/BSc Eng)
      • Bachelor of Science (BS/BSc)
      • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      • Community college diploma/Associate degree
    • Master of Arts (MA)
      • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
      • Master of Science (MSc)

    Discipline types

    • Accounting
    • Agriculture
    • Biology
    • Business/Finance
    • Chemistry
    • Computer science
    • Economics
    • Engineering
    • Human resources
    • Humanities and social sciences
    • Information technology
    • Law
    • Life sciences
    • Marketing
    • Mathematics/Statistics
    • Pharmacy
    • Physics

    Region

    • Atlantic Canada
    • Greater Calgary
    • Greater Montreal
    • Greater Toronto
    • Greater Vancouver
    • Manitoba
    • Other Alberta
    • Other British Columbia
    • Other Ontario
    • Other Quebec
    • Saskatchewan

    Position Families Analyzed

    • Co-op student
    • New graduate
    • Summer intern

    Want to understand new graduate trends in the US? Access the US New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey for key insights.

    Survey results are delivered in a published PDF format to your imercer.com account under My Downloads.

    2020 survey participation

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    What's New in 2020

    To adjust to the market, the 2020 edition of the survey will be called New Graduate and Generation Z Compensation Survey. We're collecting new survey data, which includes:

    • Perks that best retain Generation Z
    • Perk families that are most important to Generation Z
    • Perks that Generation Z finds most valuable

    To participate in the survey, simply complete, and submit the questionnaire provided above. You can rest assured that the importance of your data security is not taken lightly at Mercer, so we take the utmost precautions to protect it.

    2020 survey participation is now open!

    Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Please submit your completed questionnaire before the deadline to participate in the 2020 survey.

    Although organizations are not required to participate in the survey in order to purchase results, participants enjoy these key benefits:

    • Discounted survey results
    • Exclusive invitations to attend webcasts and meetings in which Mercer consultants review survey results and field questions related directly to your organization
    • Inclusion in survey results allows you to easily determine your market position

    2020 survey schedule

    • Participation opens: June 15
    • Participation closes: July 17
    • Results available: September

    Participation Webcasts

    Attend a participation webcast to better understand the submission process and the survey data that is collected.

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    2020 survey pricing

    Participant 
    2020 Canada New Graduate and Generation Z Compensation Survey – CAD 545

    Non-Participant 
    2020 Canada New Graduate and Generation Z Compensation Survey – CAD 1,635

    Pricing

    Product Participants Non-Participants
    2019 Canada New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey CAD 545 CAD 1,635

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    • 2019 results now available.

    Schedule

    • Participation Opens: June 15
    • Participation Deadline: July 17
    • Report Available: September

    Participating Companies

  • Agropur Cooperative
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Altus Group
  • Aon Canada
  • ARC Resources
  • ATCO
  • BBA
  • British American Tobacco Canada
  • Cargill
  • Ceridian
  • Colgate-Palmolive Canada
  • DBRS Limited
  • ENGIE
  • Ernst & Young
  • Federated Co-operative
  • First Canadian Title Company
  • Fortis - FortisAlberta
  • Gibson Energy
  • Hatch
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Canada
  • Husky Energy
  • IAMGOLD Corporation
  • J.D. Irving
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Johnson Controls
  • JTI-Macdonald Corp.
  • Kiewit Corporation
  • Labatt Breweries of Canada
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Manulife Financial Corp.
  • Maple Leaf Foods
  • McCain Foods - McCain Foods Canada
  • Mondelez Canada
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Parmalat Canada
  • PepsiCo Canada
  • Pernod Ricard
  • Philip Morris Companies Canada
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Reckitt Benckiser Canada
  • Rogers Communications
  • SC Johnson & Son
  • Sleeman Breweries
  • StandardAero
  • Stantec
  • Sun Life Financial
  • The Hershey Company
  • TMX Group
  • Unilever Canada
  • Vancouver Airport Authority
  • WorleyParsons Canada Services
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    • Short DescriptionMake strategic HR decisions, with regards to young talent, using the Canada New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey.

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