Canada New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey

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Whether it’s hiring new graduates or bringing on undergraduate students for internships and co-ops, 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 Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey. Get your starting pay right, with compensation data across nine degree types and 15 discipline types. Gain valuable insights into the top recruitment and compensation trends with data from 63 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?
Survey Details at a Glance
  • Overview
  • Product Details
  • 2019 Participation
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Schedule
  • Participating Companies

Overview

The salaries and pay rates collected in this survey are applicable to new graduate and student hires over the last 12 months. Survey results are delivered in a published PDF format to your imercer.com account under “My Downloads.”

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

Product Details

Survey Statistics

  • # Organizations: 63

Based on data from the 2018 Canada New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates 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

    2019 Participation

    Data Submission Tools

    Participate Online

    To become a survey participant, access the online questionnaire above, complete the step-by-step questions, and then submit. It's that simple! We understand the level of sensitivity in the data provided and will hold your data in the strictest confidence.

    2019 Participation is now open!

    Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs and is not required to purchase results. To participate in the 2019 survey, please submit your completed questionnaire before the deadline. 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.

    2019 Survey Schedule

  • Participation opens: April 30
  • Participation closes: June 14
  • Results available: August
  • Participation Webcasts
    To better understand the submission process, as well as the survey data collected, attend a participation webcast.
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    2019 Pricing

    Participant
    2019 Canada New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey – 545 CAD

    Non-Participant
    2019 Canada New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey – 1,635 CAD

    Pricing

    Product Participants Non-Participants
    2018 Canada New Graduate Pay and Student Hiring Rates Survey CAD 550 CAD 1,650

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    • 2018 results are available for purchase.

    Schedule

    • Participation Opens: April 30
    • Participation Deadline: June 14
    • Report Available: August

    Participating Companies

    • Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited
    • ATCO LTD.
    • Aviva Canada, Inc.
    • Bank of Canada
    • BBA, Inc.
    • Bell Canada
    • Bombardier, Inc.
    • CAA Club Group
    • CAE Inc
    • Canadian Air Transport Security Authority
    • Canadian Forest Products Ltd.
    • Atomic Energy of Canada Limited - Canadian Nuclear Laboratories
    • Cargill Limited
    • CGI Group, Inc.
    • Cisco Systems Canada Co
    • City of Markham
    • CSA Group
    • Dynacare
    • EastGen
    • Economical Insurance
    • Ernst & Young, LLP
    • Fortis, Inc. - FortisAlberta, Inc.
    • GHD
    • Great Canadian Gaming Corp
    • Groupe Dynamite, Inc.
    • Hatch, Ltd.
    • Husky Energy, Inc.
    • Information Services Corporation
    • Intact Financial Corporation
    • Inter Pipeline, Ltd.
    • J.D. Irving, Ltd.
    • Johnson Controls, Inc.
  • Kiewit Construction Services, ULC
  • Lockheed Martin Canada, Inc.
  • London Hydro Inc.
  • Manulife Financial Corp.
  • Maple Leaf Foods, Inc.
  • MCAP Commercial
  • MDA Corporation
  • Moneris Solutions Corporation
  • Morrison Hershfield, Ltd.
  • Manulife Financial Corp. - NAL Resources Management Limited
  • Nalcor Energy
  • Noble Corporation
  • NovAtel, Inc.
  • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  • Parmalat Canada, Inc.
  • Pomerleau, Inc.
  • Resolute Forest Products
  • Richter LLP
  • Robert Bosch Inc.
  • Rogers Communications, Inc.
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc.
  • Seven Generations Energy, Ltd.
  • StandardAero
  • Sun Life Financial
  • TELUS Corporation
  • The Walt Disney Company Canada
  • Union of BC Municipalities
  • Vale Canada Limited
  • Workplace Safety & Insurance Board
  • Xerox Canada
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