Canada OMCS | Ontario Municipal Compensation Survey

Data to properly reward your community

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From recreation and aesthetics to law and public policy, there are a variety of ways to make an impact on your community. But when it comes to investing in your town or city, you need the proper data to reward your greatest asset – your people.

In collaboration with the Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association (OMHRA), a leading HR association in Ontario, this survey will equip you with the insights you need to attract and retain the top talent. Design competitive compensation plans with data for 243 jobs from 40 organizations across Ontario. Analyze the data across key position families, such as:

  • Community services
  • Corporate services
  • Development services
  • Emergency services
  • Municipality administration
  • Public works
Is your compensation strategy positioned to impact your community?

Participation open: May – June

Results publish: September

2020 results available

  • 243 positions published
  • CAD 1,975 – 5,925
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 243
  • # Positions Published: 243
  • # Organizations: 40
  • # Observations: 4,819

Based on data from the 2020 Canada OMCS | Ontario Municipal Compensation Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

• Allowances and benefits 
• Full-time job rates
• Hours of work
• Job rates
• Market premiums
• Overtime eligibility
• Part-time job rates  
• Performance pay 
• Policies and practices 
• Salary ranges
• Vehicle policies

Data Analyzed


Geographic Area• Regional
• Tiers
• Number of employees
• Operating budget 
• Population

Position Families Analyzed
• Community services
• Corporate services
• Development services
• Emergency services 
• Municipality administration
• Public works

Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN®, giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters.



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  • Additional users may be added during checkout for CAD 220 each per module/survey.
  • Individuals or companies using Mercer data for consulting services or commercial purposes are subject to different rates. Please call for more information.
  • 2020 results are available for purchase and will be delivered upon survey release (mid September).


  • Participation Opens: May 2
  • Participation Deadline: June 21
  • Date Effective: June 1
  • Report Available: September

Sample Report

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

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.

Participating Companies

  • Ajax, Town of
  • Barrie, The City of
  • Blue Mountains, Town of The
  • Brampton, City of
  • Brant, County of
  • Brantford, City of
  • Bruce, County of
  • Burlington, City of
  • Cambridge, City of
  • Chatham-Kent, The Corporation of the Municipality of
  • Collingwood, Town of
  • Durham, Regional Municipality of
  • Greater Sudbury, City of
  • Halton, Regional Municipality of
  • Hamilton, City of
  • Hastings, County of
  • Innisfil, Town of
  • Kingston, City of
  • Kitchener, City of
  • Lambton, The County of
  • London, The City of
  • Markham, City of
  • Milton, Town of
  • Mississauga, City of
  • Mississippi Mills, The Town of
  • Newmarket, Town of
  • Niagara, Regional Municipality of
  • Niagara-on-the-Lake, Corporation of the Town of
  • Oakville, Town of
  • Ontario Clean Water Agency
  • Ontario, Government of
  • Orillia, City of
  • Oshawa, City of
  • Ottawa, City of
  • Peel, Regional Municipality of
  • Peterborough, City of
  • Richmond Hill, Town of
  • Simcoe, County of
  • Thunder Bay, Corporation of the City of
  • Toronto, City of
  • Vaughan, The Corporation of the City of
  • Waterloo, City of
  • Waterloo, Region of
  • Wellington, The County of
  • Whitby, The Corporation of the Town of
  • York, Regional Municipality of
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  • Sub TitleData to properly reward your community
  • Short DescriptionProvides insights to attract and retain the top talent.

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