North America Mining Industry Survey Suite

Enhance organizational strength with a competitive talent strategy

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The mining industry has weathered storms in recent years. With operations continuing to shift because of the digital revolution, rapid changes aren't likely to slow down. Thriving in today's mining business requires innovative thinking. An efficient, effective, and state-of-the-art workforce that can help your organization shape the future is key.

The North America Mining Industry Survey Suite is the premier source of compensation data for mining organizations - featuring both corporate and site locations. With the Canada portion of this survey, analyze your compensation strategy for your geographic area, type of mine, commodity mined, and mine and organization size. Ensure your workforce strategies, both for the office and the field, are as strong as possible, with data for 472 positions.

Are you ready to enhance your organization's talent strategy?

Participation open: March – April

Data effective : April 1

Results publish: September

2022 results available

  • 472 positions published
  • CAD 3,800 – 11,400
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Sample report

Position list

  • Product Details
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Participating Companies
  • Position List & Sample Report
  • 2023 Survey Participation

Product Details

Survey Statistics

Survey Components # Positions Surveyed # Positions Published # Incumbents # Organizations
Mining General Benchmark 816 248 4,238 66
Mining Exploration and Technical 395 145 7,463 66
Mine Site Operations 294 79 9,040 44

Based on data from the 2022 Canada version of the North America Mining Industry Survey Suite. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Salary
  • Compensation Policies & Practices
  • Long-term Incentive Eligibility and Estimated Grant Values
  • Salary Range
  • Short-term Incentive Eligibility and Amounts

Data Analyzed

  • Base Salary
  • Commodity Mined
  • Corporate Revenues
  • Estimated Value of LTI
  • Geographic Area: National, Regional
  • Site of Mine (# of employees)
  • Total Cash Compensation
  • Type of Mine


Product Participant Non-Participant
2022 Canada Mining General Benchmark CAD 3,800 CAD 11,400
2022 Canada Mining Exploration and Technical CAD 3,800 CAD 11,400
2022 Canada Mine Site Operations CAD 3,800 CAD 11,400

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North America Mining Industry Survey Suite

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Please note:

  • Survey purchase includes access for three (3) users. Additional users may be added during checkout for USD 200 each per user/module. Hard copies are USD 350 per module.
  • Individuals or companies using Mercer data for consulting services or commercial purposes are subject to different rates. Please call for more information.
  • 2022 results are now available for purchase.

Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in the Canada version of the North America Mining Industry Survey Suite here.

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

View the position list and descriptions included in this survey.

Sample Report

View a sample report of this survey for a glimpse at what’s included.

2023 Survey Participation

2023 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, 2023
  • Participation closes May 4, 2023

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

Product Participant Non-Participant
2023 Canada Mining General Benchmark CAD 4,200 CAD 12,600
2023 Canada Mine Site Operations CAD 4,200 CAD 12,600
2023 Canada Mining Exploration and Technical CAD 4,200 CAD 12,600

To learn more about how you can become a participant, please contact us.

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  • Sub TitleEnhance organizational strength with a competitive talent strategy
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  • Short DescriptionSalary data for mining organizations - corporate & site location jobs available.
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