Canada MBD: High-Tech and E-Commerce

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The Canada MBD: High Tech and E-Commerce salary survey analyzes 14 position families from numerous industries, focusing on key positions such as IT consulting, IT outsourcing, IT business analysis, applications/web development, hardware design, and other highly specialized technical jobs that are no longer exclusive to the high-tech landscape.

With over 300 participating organizations, this salary survey allows you to benchmark your compensation strategy against your competitors by providing critical information on salary ranges, incentives, and workforce retention metrics. Help your company minimize turnover, retain qualified technical talent, and improve your HR strategy.

Survey Details at a Glance
  • Product Details
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Schedule
  • Participating Companies
  • Position List & Sample Report
  • 2020 survey participation

Product Details

Survey Statistics

  • # Positions: 99
  • # Organizations: 303
  • # Incumbents: 7,744
Based on data from the 2017 Canada MBD: High-Tech and E-Commerce survey

Data Collected

  • Automobile allowances
  • Profit sharing
  • Total direct compensation
  • Base salary
  • Salary ranges
  • Workforce composition metrics
  • Incentives (annual and sales)
  • Total cash compensation
  • Workforce retention metrics
  • Organization data

Data Analyzed


  • Durable manufacturing
  • Insurance
  • Public sector/Not for profit
  • Finance, banking, and investment
  • Natural resources
  • Transportation and utilities
  • For-profit services
  • Non-durable manufacturing
  • Wholesale/Retail
  • High tech and telecommunications

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan
  • Regional
  • National

Size of company

  • Assets
  • Number of employees
  • Premiums
  • Gross sales/Revenue
  • Operating budget

Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Applications Development
  • Integrated Technology Solutions
  • Software
  • Graphic Design/Publishing
  • IT Business Analysis
  • Systems Security
  • Hardware
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Web Development
  • Industrial Design
  • Pre-Sales Engineering
  • Website Management
  • Information Technology
  • Product Development

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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2017 – Canada MBD: High-Tech and E-Commerce CAD 1,875 CAD 4,500

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  • Participation Opens: February 18
  • Participation Deadline: April 19
  • Date Effective: April 1
  • Report Available: August 27

Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in the 2017 Canada MBD: High-Tech and E-Commerce survey here.

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

View the position list and descriptions included in this HR compensation survey to optimize your ongoing compensation and benchmarking efforts.

Sample Report

View a sample report of this survey to see what’s included and learn how easy it is to streamline your salary benchmarking efforts.

2020 survey participation

2020 Survey Participation is now closed. Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs and is not required to purchase results. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. To learn more about how you can become a participant, please contact us. As a survey participant, you do receive key benefits:

  • A discount on survey results!
  • An exclusive invitation to survey events - attend results webcasts and meetings where Mercer consultants will review the results and identify market trends and factors. You'll also be able to ask questions directly related to your organization.
  • Ensure your data is included in the market results - easily determine your market position with customized reports that compare your company data to your peers.
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  • Ordering TypeSingleLevelMultiSelection
  • RegionEnglish-Canada
  • Short DescriptionMinimize turnover and improve your HR strategy with salary survey data that analyzes over 14 position families related to the IT industry.

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