Canada MTCS: Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector

Align your compensation strategy with today’s energy market

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The energy market is beginning to stabilize as we adjust to the “new normal.” The need for new jobs, new skills, and new employees capable of filling them is more pronounced than ever. Gain a competitive advantage by developing adaptable, scalable, and data-backed compensation strategies to secure the people you need.

Assess your competitive market position with data from the Canada MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector. Ensure you have the right compensation package for your current and future employees, with compensation data from over 650 positions and 250+ organizations from across the country. Assess your competitive market position with data analyzed by job scope and size of company, as it pertains to daily production level, net sales/revenue, and number of employees. Examine the data across numerous industry segments of the energy value chain, such as:

  • Exploration and production
  • Energy mining
  • Midstream/pipelines
  • Gas utilities

Are you ready to align your compensation strategy with today’s energy market?

Survey Details at a glance
  • Overview
  • Product Details
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Survey Schedule
  • Modules
  • Participating Companies
  • Position List & Sample Report
  • 2018 Participation


What's new in 2018

Benefits data is now collected as a Core module within MTCS. This module provides comprehensive information on pension and benefit plans to assist you in planning your rewards strategy. Also new in 2018, is the addition of energy trading data within the survey – available as an optional module. To customize your salary survey, visit the Modules tab to see available package options. For over 15 years MTCS has provided comprehensive and trusted compensation data for the energy industry. With 125,900+ employee observations, prepare for decisions that are both cost effective and strategically focused. Compare your compensation strategy across a variety or parameters, such as:

  • Annual incentives/Bonuses
  • Base salary
  • Long-term incentive values
  • Perquisites
  • Salary ranges
  • Total cash compensation
  • Total direct compensation

Delivered in Fully Customizable Formats

Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN®, giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters — including geography, industry, company size, and more. Efficiently organize and analyze the information with Mercer WIN, which enables you to:

  • Compare job descriptions side by side.
  • Change pay elements to support the right level of analysis.
  • Perform function and career-level analysis.
  • Export your data for integration into other systems (data also available as an Excel file).
  • Run presentation-quality detailed or summary reports.

Salary Survey Methodology
Mercer surveys are designed using the most accurate and up-to-date market data practices. Data is collected from HR professionals at participating organizations, and then analyzed for validity, thoroughness, and market representation based on the organization's size, structure, geographic region, or a combination of these factors. A minimum number of incumbents, organizations, and distinct organizations are required in order to report each data element. If minimums are not met, the market data is suppressed ensuring you the highest level of data confidentiality.

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Product Details


  • Positions: 825
  • Organizations: 224
  • Incumbents: 110,951

Based on data from the last completed survey.

Data Collected

• Annual incentives/Bonuses
• Base salary
• Long-term incentive values
• Perquisites
• Salary ranges
• Total cash compensation
• Total direct compensation 

Data Analyzed

• Job scope

Size of Company

• Daily production level
• Net sales/Revenue
• Number of employees

Eligible Sectors

• Exploration and production
• Energy mining
• Midstream/pipelines
• Gas utilities


2018 Products Participants
Core Modules (General benchmark, cross-segment, policy, and benefits plus your choice of one of the sub-segment modules: upstream/midstream, downstream and oilfield services, or utilities) – One user license for MercerWIN included CAD 8,950
Additional modules CAD 1,750 each
Printed Binders — Core Modules CAD 1,000
Printed Binders — Additional copies CAD 400 per module

Additional buying options are available. Call us to learn how you can lock in rates for two or more years and qualify for additional discounts.

Please note:

  • 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.
  • 2018 results will be available in August with results delivered upon survey release.

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Survey Schedule

Participation Opens: February 28
Participation Deadline: May 7
Report Available: August 


Receive ALL four core modules AND one additional choice module for your participation fee. Plus, you can add an additional choice or optional modules if you wish. Please note that Canada MTCS is a closed survey; only survey participants may purchase results.

- CORE -

General Benchmark


Field/HourlyFull Disclosure
Field Site Policy
Energy Trading
(New in 2018)

Participating Companies

  • Access Pipeline, Inc.
  • Advantage Oil & Gas, Ltd.
  • AECOM Technology Corporation - Flint Transfield
  • AECOM Technology Corporation - URS Flint
  • Africa Oil Corp.
  • Aggreko Canada, Inc.
  • Agrium, Inc.
  • Agrium, Inc. - Wholesale Group
  • Alberta Electric System Operator
  • Alberta Energy Regulator
  • Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures
  • Alberta Innovates - Technology Futures - C-FER Technologies (1999), Inc.
  • Alberta Utilities Commission
  • Algonquin Power, Co.
  • Alliance Pipeline, Ltd.
  • AltaGas, Ltd.
  • AltaGas, Ltd. - Gas
  • AltaGas, Ltd. - Heritage Gas, Ltd.
  • AltaGas, Ltd. - Power Generation
  • AltaGas, Ltd. - Utilities, Inc.
  • AltaLink Management, Ltd.
  • Apache Canada, Ltd.
  • ARC Resources, Ltd.
  • ATCO, Ltd.
  • Athabasca Oil Corporation
  • Baker Hughes Canada Company
  • Bankers Petroleum, Ltd.
  • Baytex Energy Corp.
  • Bellatrix Exploration, Ltd.
  • BHP Billiton Canada, Inc.
  • Birchcliff Energy, Ltd.
  • Black Swan Energy, Ltd.
  • Bonavista Energy Corporation
  • BP Canada Energy Group ULC
  • Brion Energy Corporation
  • Calfrac Well Services, Ltd.
  • Cameco Corporation
  • Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP)
  • Canadian International Oil Corp.
  • Canadian Natural Resources, Ltd.
  • Canadian Natural Resources, Ltd. - Horizon Oil Sands
  • Canbriam Energy, Inc.
  • Capital Power Corporation
  • CEDA International Corporation
  • Cenovus Energy, Inc.
  • Centrica Energy Canada
  • CF Chemicals, Ltd.
  • CGG Services (Canada) Inc.
  • Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund
  • Chevron Canada Resources
  • City of Medicine Hat - Natural Gas & Petroleum Resources
  • Clough Enercore Limited
  • Computer Modelling Group, Ltd.
  • Connacher Oil and Gas Limited
  • ConocoPhillips Canada
  • Corex Resources, Ltd.
  • Corrpro Canada, Inc.
  • Crescent Point Energy Corp.
  • Crew Energy, Inc.
  • Devon Canada Corporation
  • DNV GL
  • Dow Chemical Canada ULC
  • Ember Resources, Inc.
  • Emera, Inc.
  • Emera, Inc. - Emera Brunswick Pipeline Company, Ltd.
  • Emera, Inc. - Nova Scotia Power, Inc.
  • Emerson Process Management
  • Enbridge, Inc.
  • Enbridge, Inc. - Enbridge Gas Distribution
  • Enbridge, Inc. - Gas Transmission & Midstream
  • Enbridge, Inc. - Liquids Pipelines
  • Enbridge, Inc. - Spectra Energy Transmission
  • Enbridge, Inc. - Spectra Energy Transmission - Express Platte
  • Enbridge, Inc. - Spectra Energy Transmission - Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline
  • Enbridge, Inc. - Spectra Energy Transmission - Midstream Division
  • Enbridge, Inc. - Spectra Energy Transmission - Union Gas
  • Enbridge, Inc. - Tidal Energy Marketing
  • Enbridge, Inc. - Utilities & Power Operations
  • Encana Corporation
  • Encana Corporation - Encana Services Company, Ltd.
  • Enerflex, Ltd.
  • Enerflex, Ltd. - Engineered Systems
  • Enerflex, Ltd. - Gas Drive
  • Enerkem Alberta Biofuels
  • Enerplus Corp.
  • ENMAX Corporation
  • Ensign Drilling, Inc.
  • Ensign Energy Services, Inc.
  • Ensign Testing Services, Inc.
  • Ensign Well Servicing, Inc.
  • EPCOR Utilities, Inc.
  • Evolution Engineering, Inc.
  • Evolution Engineering, Inc. - Inpetro
  • ExxonMobil Canada
  • Federated Co-operative, Ltd. - Co-op Refinery Complex
  • FI Oilfield Services Canada ULC
  • Fortis, Inc. - FortisAlberta, Inc.
  • Fortis, Inc. - FortisBC Energy, Inc.
  • Gibson Energy - Infrastructure
  • Gibson Energy - Logistics
  • Gibson Energy - Other
  • Gibson Energy - Wholesale
  • Golder Associates Corporation (GAC)
  • Golder Associates Corporation (GAC) - Golder Associates, Ltd. (GAL)
  • Gran Tierra Energy, Inc.
  • Halliburton Group Canada
  • Hallmark Tubulars, Ltd.
  • Harvest Operations Corp.
  • Heritage Resources Limited Partnership
  • Husky Energy, Inc.
  • Imperial Oil
  • InPlay Oil Corp.
  • Inter Pipeline, Ltd.
  • Irving Oil, Ltd.
  • Irving Oil, Ltd. - Atlantic Emergency Response Team, Inc.
  • Irving Oil, Ltd. - Highlands Fuel Delivery, LLC
  • Irving Oil, Ltd. - Irving Blending & Packaging
  • Irving Oil, Ltd. - Irving Oil Commercial GP
  • Irving Oil, Ltd. - Irving Oil Marketing GP
  • Irving Oil, Ltd. - Irving Oil MCC, Ltd.
  • Irving Oil, Ltd. - Irving Oil Refining GP
  • Irving Oil, Ltd. - Irving Oil Terminals & Pipelines GP
  • Irving Oil, Ltd. - Newfoundland and Labrador Asphalt, Ltd.
  • Japan Canada Oil Sands Limited
  • Journey Energy, Inc.
  • Jupiter Resources, Inc.
  • Keyera Corp.
  • Kinder Morgan Canada, Inc.
  • Lloyd's Register Canada, Ltd. - Energy
  • Long Run Exploration, Ltd.
  • Mancal Energy, Inc.
  • Manulife Financial Corp. - NAL Resources Management Limited
  • MEG Energy
  • MEGlobal Canada ULC
  • Methanex Corporation
  • Murphy Oil Company, Ltd.
  • Nalcor Energy
  • Nalcor Energy - Bull Arm Fabrication, Inc.
  • Nalcor Energy - Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited
  • Nalcor Energy - Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro
  • Nalcor Energy - Oil and Gas, Inc.
  • Nalcor Energy Marketing
  • National Energy Board
  • Newalta Corporation
  • Nexen Energy ULC
  • North West Redwater Partnership
  • Northern Blizzard Resources, Inc.
  • NOVA Chemicals Corporation
  • NuVista Energy, Ltd.
  • OMERS Administration Corporation - OMERS Energy Services LP
  • Ontario Power Generation, Inc.
  • ORLEN Upstream Canada, Ltd.
  • Osum Oil Sands Corp.
  • Osum Production Corp.
  • Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation
  • Pacific NorthWest LNG, Ltd.
  • Painted Pony Petroleum, Ltd.
  • Paramount Resources, Ltd.
  • Parex Resources, Inc.
  • Parkland Fuel Corporation
  • Patterson-UTI Drilling Canada Limited
  • Pec Tech LNG Limited
  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation
  • Pengrowth Energy Corporation
  • Penn West Exploration
  • Perpetual Energy, Inc.
  • Peyto Exploration & Development Corp.
  • Plains Midstream Canada
  • Polar Star Canadian Oil & Gas, Inc.
  • Prairie Provident Resources Canada, Ltd.
  • Precision Drilling Corporation
  • Progress Energy Canada, Ltd.
  • Propak Systems, Ltd.
  • Raging River Exploration, Inc.
  • Repsol Oil & Gas Canada Inc.
  • Ridgeback Resources, Inc.
  • Rife Resources, Ltd.
  • Rockpoint Gas Storage
  • Rokstad Power
  • Saguaro Resources, Ltd.
  • SaskEnergy, Inc.
  • Sasol Canada Holdings, Ltd.
  • SBM Nova Scotia Contractors, Inc.
  • Schlumberger Limited - Schlumberger Canada, Ltd.
  • Secure Energy Services, Inc.
  • Secure Energy Services, Inc. - Secure Energy (Drilling Services), Inc.
  • Secure Energy Services, Inc. - Secure Energy (OnSite Services), Inc.
  • SemCAMS, ULC
  • Seven Generations Energy, Ltd.
  • Shanghai Energy Corporation
  • Shell Canada Limited
  • Shell Canada Limited - Downstream
  • Shell Canada Limited - Heavy Oil
  • Shell Canada Limited - Projects & Technology
  • Shell Canada Limited - Upstream Americas - Non Heavy Oil
  • Sinopec Daylight Energy, Ltd.
  • Stantec, Inc.
  • Statoil Canada, Ltd.
  • Storm Resources, Ltd.
  • Strath Resources, Ltd.
  • Suncor Energy, Inc.
  • Suncor Energy, Inc. - Exploration & Production
  • Suncor Energy, Inc. - Oil Sands
  • Suncor Energy, Inc. - Refining and Marketing
  • Surge Energy, Inc.
  • Syncrude Canada, Ltd.
  • TAQA North, Ltd.
  • Teck Resources Limited
  • Teine Energy, Ltd.
  • Tervita Corporation
  • Todd Energy Canada Limited
  • TORC Oil & Gas, Ltd.
  • Toronto Hydro Corporation
  • Total E&P Canada
  • TransAlta Corporation
  • TransCanada Corporation
  • TransCanada Corporation - Energy Group
  • TransCanada Corporation - Pipelines Group
  • TransGlobe Energy Corporation
  • Trans-Northern Pipelines, Inc.
  • Trican Well Service, Ltd.
  • Trident Exploration Corp.
  • Trilogy Energy Corporation
  • Trinidad Drilling, Ltd.
  • Tundra Oil & Gas, Ltd.
  • Tundra Oil & Gas, Ltd. - Tundra Energy Marketing Limited
  • Valard Construction, Ltd.
  • Velvet Energy, Ltd.
  • Veresen Midstream Limited Partnership
  • Veresen, Inc.
  • Vermilion Energy, Inc.
  • Weatherford Canada, Ltd.
  • West Lake Energy Corp.
  • Western Energy Services Corp.
  • Western Energy Services Corp. - Aero Rental Services
  • Western Energy Services Corp. - Eagle Well Servicing
  • Western Energy Services Corp. - Horizon Drilling, Inc.
  • Western Energy Services Corp. - Western Field Services
  • Woodfibre LNG Limited

2018 Participation

2018 Survey Participation is now closed. View the Survey Schedule tab for your next opportunity to participate. Survey participation is open to participating organizations only. To learn more about how you can become a participant, please contact us. As a survey participant, you do receive key benefits:

  • 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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