Mercer New and Fast Moving Jobs Survey

Data to help you keep up with emerging and high demand jobs in Canada

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The nature of work continues to change at a rapid pace. According to LinkedIn's 2020 Emerging Jobs Report:

  • Hiring growth for titles related to machine learning and AI has increased 74% annually over the past four years.
  • The data scientist role has topped the list for three consecutive years.

Keeping up-to-date on pay levels for these new and emerging jobs is more important than ever. The Canada Mercer New and Fast Moving Jobs Survey will help you keep up with this constantly changing workforce, whether it's adjusting compensation calculations for high growth jobs in your organization, bolstering your tech recruiting efforts with data, or simply staying current with the fastest growing jobs trends.

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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 196
  • # Positions Published: 101
  • # Organizations: 310
  • # Observations: 4,362
Based on data from the 2019 Canada Mercer New and Fast Moving Jobs Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Annual base pay
  • Long-term incentives (Eligible)
  • Long-term incentives (Receiver)
  • Short-term incentives (Actual)
  • Short-term incentives (Target)

Job Sub-Families

  • Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI) – covering positions such as Data Science
  • Technical Product Development/Research Operations – covering positions such as Machine Learning
  • IT Security – covering positions such as Cybersecurity
  • Product Marketing & Management – covering positions such as Digital Marketing

Data on base pay, short-term incentives, and long-term incentive eligibility and receivership is available. For key insights on pay levels for new and emerging jobs in the US, check out the US version of the Mercer New and Fast Moving Jobs Survey.

Want to help determine the most in-demand jobs and skills for the future to be surveyed in the New and Fast Moving Jobs Survey? Join the Client Advisory Committee.

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

2020 survey participation

Data Submission Tools

Compensation Questionnaire

What's New in 2020

The 2020 survey includes highlighted roles as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, such as:

  • Business continuity planning
  • E-commerce strategy
  • Health and safety
  • And more

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. Do you want data on new and fast moving jobs in the US? Access the US Mercer New and Fast Moving Jobs Survey for key insights.

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 22
  • Participation closes: July 24
  • 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

2020 Canada Mercer New and Fast Moving Jobs Survey – CAD 1,200

2020 Canada Mercer New and Fast Moving Jobs Survey – CAD 3,600


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  • 2019 results now available.


  • Participation Opens: June 22
  • Participation Deadline: July 24
  • Report Available: September

Position List and Descriptions

View the position list and descriptions included in this survey.

Participating Companies

  • Abbott Nutrition Canada
  • AbbVie
  • AbbVie, Inc. (Canada)
  • Acadian Seaplants Limited (ASL)
  • Accenture
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Alberta Motor Association
  • Align Technology
  • All Weather Windows Ltd.
  • Allergan, Inc.
  • Allstate Insurance Company of Canada
  • Amazon
  • Amdocs
  • AmerisourceBergen Corporation - Innomar Strategies, Inc.
  • ArjoHuntleigh Magog
  • Assurant Canada
  • AT&T (Canada), Inc.
  • Aviso Wealth, Inc.
  • Aviva Canada, Inc.
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Barry Callebaut Canada, Inc.
  • BASF Canada
  • Baxter Corporation
  • BBA, Inc.
  • BD Engine Brake, Inc.
  • BDO Canada
  • Becton Dickinson Canada, Inc.
  • Beiersdorf Canada, Inc.
  • Belden Canada, Inc.
  • BGIS
  • Biogen Canada, Inc.
  • BISSELL Canada Corporation
  • Blackberry Limited
  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • BMC Software
  • BMW Canada, Inc.
  • Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc. (BRP, Inc.)
  • Bombardier Transport Canada, Inc.
  • British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA)
  • Brookfield Residential Properties, Inc.
  • Bureau Veritas Canada, Inc.
  • CAA Club Group
  • CAE, Inc.
  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec - Otéra Capital, Inc.
  • Camso, Inc.
  • Canada Broadcast Corporation
  • Canada Goose, Inc.
  • Canada Post Corporation - Innovapost, Inc.
  • Canada Post Corporation - Purolator, Inc.
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
  • Canadian Mountain Holidays LP
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Limited
  • Canfor Corporation
  • CANNEX Financial Exchanges Limited
  • Canon Canada, Inc.
  • Cardinal Health Canada
  • Champion Petfoods, LP
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)
  • Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA)
  • Chartwell Retirement Residences
  • CI Financial Corp.
  • Ciena
  • Cineplex, Inc.
  • Circle Cardiovascular Imaging, Inc.
  • Citigroup, Inc. - Citibank Canada
  • Citrix
  • City of Edmonton
  • CNH Industrial Canada, Ltd.
  • Coast Capital Savings Federal Credit Union
  • Cognizant
  • Coloplast Canada Corporation
  • Conexus Credit Union
  • ConMed Linvatec Canada
  • CoreLogic, Inc.
  • Corridor Communications, Inc.
  • Covalon Technologies Ltd.
  • CSA Group
  • Cushman & Wakefield, Ltd.
  • DECIEM, Inc.
  • Dell, Inc
  • Deloitte, LLP
  • Dentons Canada LLP
  • Domtar Corporation
  • Element Fleet Management Corporation
  • Eli Lilly Canada, Inc.
  • Energy Safety Canada
  • Epson Canada, Ltd.
  • ERCO Worldwide, Inc.
  • Essity Canada, Inc.
  • Export Development Canada
  • Federated Co-operative, Ltd.
  • Federation of Canadian Municipalities
  • Fidelity Investments Canada, ULC
  • Finning Canada, Inc.
  • Firma Foreign Exchange Corporation
  • First Canadian Title Company, Ltd.
  • First National Financial
  • First West Credit Union
  • Flipp Corporation
  • Foot Locker, Inc. - Canada
  • Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group, LLC (Canada)
  • Forty Creek Distillery, Ltd.
  • Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Fruition Manufacturing Limited
  • FundSERV, Inc.
  • GE Canada Aviation
  • GE Canada Digital
  • GE Canada Renewable Energy
  • General Motors of Canada, Ltd.
  • Genworth MI Canada, Inc.
  • Getinge Canada Ltd.
  • GlaxoSmithKline Canada, Inc.
  • Golder Associates Corporation (GAC) - Golder Associates, Ltd. (GAL)
  • Gore Mutual Insurance Company
  • Grant Thornton, LLP - Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
  • Greater Toronto Airports Authority
  • Groupe Deschenes, Inc.
  • Groupe Deschenes, Inc. - Bardon Supplies Limited
  • Groupe Deschenes, Inc. - Boone Plumbing & Heating Supply, Inc.
  • Groupe Deschenes, Inc. - Descair, Inc.
  • Groupe Deschenes, Inc. - Deschenes & Fils Ltee - Montreal Division
  • Groupe Deschenes, Inc. - Deschenes & Fils Ltee - Quebec City Division
  • Groupe Deschenes, Inc. - Desco Plumbing and Heating Supply, Inc.
  • Groupe Deschenes, Inc. - Ideal Supply Inc.
  • Groupe Dynamite, Inc.
  • Grundfos Canada, Inc.
  • Harry Rosen, Inc.
  • Hasbro Canada
  • Haventree Bank
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada
  • Herschel Supply Company (HSC)
  • Hexo Corp
  • Hikvision Canada, Inc.
  • Hitachi Systems Security, Inc.
  • Holt Renfrew
  • Home Trust Company
  • Honeywell
  • HP Canada, Inc.
  • Hudson's Bay Company - Saks, Inc.
  • Hydro-Quebec
  • IKEA Canada
  • Independent Electricity System Operator
  • Indigo Books & Music, Inc.
  • Innovation Credit Union
  • Insurance Corporation of British Columbia
  • Intact Financial Corporation
  • Interac Corp.
  • International Air Transport Association
  • Invesco Canada
  • IPL Plastics - Large Format Packaging & Environmental Solutions
  • ISM Canada
  • ivari
  • J.D. Irving, Ltd. - Cavendish Produce
  • J.D. Irving, Ltd. - Construction and Equipment Division
  • J.D. Irving, Ltd. - Irving Pulp & Paper, Ltd.
  • J.D. Irving, Ltd. - Irving Shipbuilding, Inc.
  • J.D. Irving, Ltd. - Retail Division
  • J.D. Irving, Ltd. - Universal Properties
  • Jones Lang LaSalle Real Estate Services, Inc.
  • JP Morgan Chase Bank (Canada)
  • KeyLeaf Life Sciences
  • Kira Systems
  • Klick, Inc.
  • Kraft Heinz Canada
  • La Coop fédérée
  • LGS Consulting Group Corporation
  • LifeLabs, Inc.
  • Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO)
  • Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. - Live Nation Canada, Inc.
  • Lloyd's Register Canada Limited
  • Loblaw Companies Limited
  • MacEwan University
  • Mackenzie Financial Corporation
  • Manulife Financial Corp.
  • Maple Lodge Farms, Ltd.
  • MAXIMUS BC Health, Inc.
  • McAfee
  • McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited
  • Medavie Blue Cross
  • Medtronic, PLC - Medtronic (Canada)
  • Merck Canada, Inc.
  • Meritor, Inc.
  • Metrie Canada, Ltd.
  • Michelin North America (Canada)
  • Mindgeek
  • Mitsubishi Motor Sales of Canada, Inc.
  • Mont Tremblant Ski Resort
  • Mountain Equipment Co-operative
  • Mouvement des caisses Desjardins - Desjardins Assurances generales
  • Mouvement des caisses Desjardins - Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company
  • Mouvement des caisses Desjardins - Desjardins General Insurance Group, Inc.
  • Mouvement des caisses Desjardins - Federation des caisses Desjardins du Quebec
  • Mouvement des caisses Desjardins - Groupe Technologies Desjardins, Inc.
  • MSH International (Canada) Ltd.
  • Munich Reinsurance Company Canada Branch (Life)
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC
  • National Bank of Canada
  • Nav Canada
  • Nexans Canada, Inc.
  • Northern Reflections, Ltd.
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada
  • Olympus Canada, Inc.
  • Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation
  • Ontario Medical Association
  • Ontario Public Service
  • Ontario Securities Commission
  • OpenText
  • OPSEU Pension Trust
  • Oracle
  • OSIsoft Canada ULC
  • Ottawa Senators Hockey Club
  • Pelmorex Media, Inc.
  • Pethealth, Inc.
  • Plan International Canada
  • Post Holdings, Inc. - Golden Foods, Ltd.
  • Post Holdings, Inc. - Post Consumer Brands Canada
  • Precision Drilling Corporation
  • Prevost Car, Inc.
  • Puratos Canada, Inc.
  • Purdue Pharma (Canada)
  • Pure Technologies, Ltd.
  • PwC Management Services LP
  • QuadReal Property Group, LP
  • Qualico Developments
  • Qualitrol Company LLC
  • Queen's University
  • Radiology Consultants Associated
  • Reckitt Benckiser Canada
  • Red Bull Canada
  • Reitmans Canada, Ltd.
  • RGA International Corporation
  • Rich Products of Canada
  • Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Inc.
  • Rockwell Automation Canada Ltd
  • Rocky Mountaineer
  • Rogers Communications
  • Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Ryerson Canada, Inc.
  • Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc.
  • SaskTel
  • Saxx Underwear Co. Ltd
  • Schenker of Canada Limited
  • Schneider Electric Canada, Inc.
  • Sephora Beauty Canada, Inc.
  • Shaw Communications, Inc.
  • ShawCor Ltd
  • Shock Trauma Air Rescue Service (STARS)
  • SkipTheDishes
  • Société des casinos du Québec
  • Société des loteries du Québec
  • Softchoice, LP
  • SSENSE (Group Atallah Inc.)
  • Stelco, Inc.
  • Sun Life Financial
  • Sun Life Financial - Canada
  • Swarovski Canada, Ltd.
  • Symcor, Inc.
  • Tarion Warranty Corporation
  • TaylorMade Golf Company Canada
  • TD Bank Group
  • Teck Resources Limited
  • Terumo Medical CA
  • Teva Canada Limited
  • TextNow
  • The Bank of Nova Scotia
  • The Body Shop Canada
  • The Clorox Company of Canada
  • The Coca-Cola Company - Canada
  • The Co-operators Group Limited - Co-operators General Insurance Company
  • The Co-operators Group Ltd.
  • The Empire Life Insurance Company
  • The Independent Order of Foresters
  • The North West Company
  • The Sherwin-Williams Company (Canada) - Consumer Group, Global Supply Chain
  • The War Amputations of Canada
  • The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company
  • Thermon Canada, Inc.
  • Tjene Consulting Corp.
  • TJX Canada
  • Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Club
  • TransLink
  • Travelers Insurance Company of Canada
  • Tree Island Steel
  • Trojan Technologies
  • Tucows, Inc.
  • Uber Canada
  • United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Limited
  • Univar Canada, Ltd.
  • Visa, Inc. (Canada)
  • Vmware
  • Wal-Mart Canada Corp.
  • Weight Watchers Canada, Ltd.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (Canada)
  • Western Canada Lottery Corporation
  • Western Financial Group
  • Westminster Savings Credit Union
  • Wolseley Canada, Inc.
  • Workers' Compensation Board - Alberta
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
  • WorkSafeBC (Worker's Compensation Board of British Columbia)
  • WorleyParsons Canada Services, Ltd.
  • Wright Medical Technology Canada Ltd.
  • WSP Canada, Inc.
  • York University
  • Yum! Brands Canada
  • Zephyr Sleep Technologies
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