Canada New Graduate and Generation Z Compensation Survey

Data to attract your workforce of the future

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Whether it’s hiring new graduates or figuring out perks that Generation Z finds the most valuable, 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 and Generation Z Compensation 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 48 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?

Participation open: June – July

Data effective: July 1

Results publish: October


2021 results available

  • 48 organizations
  • CAD 600 – 1,800
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Survey Statistics

  • # Organizations: 48

Based on data from the 2021 Canada New Graduate and Generation Z Compensation 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 and Generation Z Compensation Survey for key insights.

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2022 Survey Participation

Data Submission Tools

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Participation is open June 1 to July 15 with results available in November. All organizations with matching jobs are invited to participate using the links above.

What’s new in the 2022 survey?

  • Data will be collected through Mercer Data Connector, an online platform for easy data importing, real-time data validation, and more.

Why become a participant?

With rapid movement in the market, having current, relevant data that reflects these changes is essential to establishing policies that keep pace with the trends, meet business needs, and help you attract and keep employees. As a participant, understand how your policies align to the results so that you can:

  • Gauge competitiveness of your pay practices.
  • Gain insight into work arrangements, PTO, and other leave policies.
  • Understand recruiting and pay trends for college grads.
  • Evaluate hourly pay for interns and co-ops.

As a participant, you’ll receive discounted pricing on the survey results.

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Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in this new grad salary survey here.

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