Canada Mercer | OSPE National Engineering Compensation Survey

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Canada Mercer OSPE National Engineering Compensation Survey

Engineers today aren’t interested in just jobs — they want meaningful careers. As an HR leader, you have the ability to shape your employees’ salaries and careers with an effective rewards strategy. How you design and deliver this strategy could be the difference between your company’s success and your competitor’s.

In collaboration with the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE), a leading association that supports the engineering community within the province, this compensation survey provides the pay data you need to properly reward your employees. With 240+ organizations from across the country participating in this survey, understand how engineers are compensated across numerous classification levels. Choose specific HR metrics for the exact position(s) you need to analyze, such as:

  • Industry
  • Sector
  • Province/region
  • Designation
  • Discipline
  • Years of project experience
  • And much more.
Are you ready to transform your compensation offerings?
Survey Details At a Glance
  • Overview
  • Product Details
  • 2019 Participation
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Schedule
  • Sample Report

Overview

New for 2019
This survey now features Technician/Technologist reports. Use this data to further analyze numerous engineering disciplines; help your company secure the right workforce.

Also new is Mercer Job Library. This comprehensive new job catalog provides you with improved job descriptions for more accurate position matches, clearer relationships between jobs, more specializations, and much more. Learn more or view Mercer Job Library FAQs for more details.

A key benefit of the Mercer Job Library is better results with roll-ups that bring together data from related specializations to create consistency when there is variation in job design.

Mercer Job Library Overview Framework – Nature of Work Concept

Job Family
Sub-family
Universal Navigation
Specialization
Engineering
& Science
Engineering
Civil/Construction Engineering
Civil/Construction Engineering (Construction)
Geomatics Engineering (Oil & Gas)
Geotechnical/Rock Mechanics Engineering (Oil & Gas, Mining)
Subsea Engineering (Construction & Civil Infrastructure)
Design Engineering
Product Design Engineering
Drilling & Exploration Engineering
Drilling Engineering (Oil & Gas)
Reservior/Exploitation Engineering (Oil & Gas/Oilfield Services)
Enviromental & Employee Safety Engineering
Employee/Labor Health & Safety Engineering
Enviromental Engineering
General Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering

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’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 is 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.

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Product Details

Survey Statistics

  • Engineering levels: 6
  • Engineering organizations: 242
  • Employee observations: 24,000

Based on data from the 2018 Canada Mercer | OSPE National Engineering Compensation Survey

Regions Collected

Western Canada Central Canada Eastern Canada
Greater Vancouver Greater Toronto Greater Montreal
British Columbia (other) Northern Ontario Quebec (other)
Calgary Eastern Ontario Atlantic Canada
Edmonton Southwestern Ontario
Alberta (other)
Saskatchewan & Manitoba
Territories

Data Collected/Analyzed

  • Annual gross revenue
  • Base salary
  • Foreign trained
  • Gender
  • Geographic or metropolitan area
  • Incentive eligibility/target
  • Industry
  • Job type
  • Number of employees
  • Number of engineers
  • Overtime eligibility
  • Total cash compensation
  • Unionized
  • Year of graduation
Engineering discipline
  • Aerospace
  • Agricultural
  • Biomedical
  • Chemical
  • Civil and Structural
  • Computer & Software
  • Electrical
  • Environmental
  • Forestry
  • Geotechnical/Geological
  • Industrial
  • Mechanical
  • Metallurgy
  • Mining
  • Naval
  • Oil and Gas
  • Petroleum
  • Systems
  • Water & Wastewater

Position Families Analyzed

2019 Participation

Data Submission Tools

Compensation Questionnaire
Job Matching Tool

To become a survey participant, download the compensation questionnaire above, review and complete the questionnaire, 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.

What's New in 2019
This survey will move to the new Mercer Job Library in 2019. This comprehensive new job catalog provides you with improved job descriptions for more accurate position matches, clearer relationships between jobs, more specializations, and much more. Learn more or view Mercer Job Library FAQs for more details.

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 a published PDF to compare your company data to your peers.

2019 Survey Schedule

Participation opens: May 9
Participation closes: June 21 
Results available: September

Participation Webcasts

To better understand the submission 
process, as well as the survey data 
collected, listen to a participation 
webcast: 
Canada Webcasts & Events

2019 Pricing

Participant:
2019 Canada Mercer | OSPE – National Engineering Compensation Survey
One Region — CAD 700
Two Regions — CAD 1,050
Three Regions — CAD 1,365
2019 Canada Mercer | OSPE – Technician/Technologist Report
One Region — CAD 500
Two Regions — CAD 750
Three Regions — CAD 975
2019 Canada Mercer | OSPE Bundle
2019 Canada Mercer | OSPE – National Engineering Compensation Survey and Technician/Technologist Report — CAD 2,160

Non-participant:
2019 Canada Mercer | OSPE – National Engineering Compensation Survey
One Region — CAD 2,100
Two Regions — CAD 3,150
Three Regions — CAD 4,095
2019 Canada Mercer | OSPE – Technician/Technologist Report
One Region — CAD 1,500
Two Regions — CAD 2,250
Three Regions — CAD 2,925
2019 Canada Mercer | OSPE Bundle
2019 Canada Mercer | OSPE – National Engineering Compensation Survey and Technician/Technologist Report — CAD 6,480

 

Pricing

Product Participant Non-Participant
2018 Canada Mercer | OSPE National Engineering Compensation Survey - One Region CAD 700 CAD 2,100
2018 Canada Mercer | OSPE National Engineering Compensation Survey - Two Region CAD 1,025 CAD 3,075
2018 Canada Mercer | OSPE National Engineering Compensation Survey - National Database (Three Regions) CAD 1,325 CAD 3,975


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  • 2018 results now available for purchase.

Schedule

  • Participation Opens: May 9
  • 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.
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