US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector

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Shifting workforce demographics and ongoing talent shortages given the unpredictable energy market outlook overall, has created a new set of challenges for HR. 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 US 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 collected for 3,572 positions and from 200+ organizations across the country. Analyze the data across numerous industry segments of the energy value chain, such as:

  • Drilling
  • Energy Marketing and Trading
  • Exploration and Production
  • Pipeline/Transmission
  • Refining
  • Services and Equipment
  • Utilities
Are you ready to redefine your compensation strategy?
Survey Modules* # of Positions Surveyed
# of Organizations
General Benchmark 1,492 209
Cross Segment 1,213 205
Downstream and Oilfield Services 342 137
Energy Trading 128 88
Field and Hourly 203 159
Policy N/A 83
Upstream and Midstream 183 140
Utilities 254 137
Benefits** 102

*Note: Table above is based off of 2019 MTCS survey stats.**MTCS Benefits stats based on 2017 data. 

  • Overview
  • Product Details
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Survey Schedule
  • Participating Companies
  • POSITION LIST & SAMPLE REPORT
  • 2019 Participation

Overview

For over 15 years this survey has provided comprehensive and trusted compensation data for the energy industry. With 150,900+ employee observations, prepare for decisions that are both cost effective and strategically focused.

New in 2019
This survey moved to the new Mercer Job Library in 2019. This comprehensive job catalog provides you with improved job descriptions for more accurate position matches, clearer relationships between jobs, more specializations, and much more. Read the client announcement for details on why we made this change and what it means to you or visit Mercer Job Library FAQs for more details.

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

Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 3,572
  • # Positions Published: 3,572
  • # Organizations: 211
  • # Observations: 150,986

Based on data from the 2019 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • Long-Term Incentive Data
  • Organization Data
  • Short-Term Incentive Data

Data Analyzed

Geographic Location

  • Midwest - East North Central
  • Midwest - West North Central
  • Northeast - Middle Atlantic
  • Northeast - New England
  • South - East South Central
  • South - South Atlantic
  • South - West South Central
  • Texas
  • West - Mountain
  • West - Pacific

Industry Segments

  • Drilling
  • Energy Marketing and Trading
  • Exploration and Production
  • Other
  • Pipeline/Transmission
  • Refining
  • Services and Equipment
  • Utilities

Pricing

Product Participant Non-Participant
2019 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector – All Modules USD 9,000 USD 27,000
2019 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - General Benchmark USD 1,450 USD 4,350
2019 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Cross Segment USD 1,450 USD 4,350
2019 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Downstream and Oilfield Services USD 1,150 USD 3,450
2019 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Energy Trading USD 1,150 USD 3,450
2019 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Field and Hourly USD 1,150 USD 3,450
2019 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Policy USD 1,150 USD 3,450
2019 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Upstream and Midstream USD 1,150 USD 3,450
2019 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Utilities USD 1,150 USD 3,450

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Survey Schedule

  • Participation Opens: February 11
  • Participation Deadline: May 6
  • Date Effective: April 1
  • Report Available: September

Participating Companies

  • A2D Technologies, Inc.
  • ACCIONA Energy USA, LLC
  • ARB Midstream
  • ARD Operating, LLC
  • Alliant Energy Corporation
  • Alta Mesa Services, LP - O&G
  • Alyeska Pipeline Service Company
  • American Midstream Partners, LP
  • American Transmission Company
  • Amplify Energy
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
  • Apache Corporation
  • Apex International Energy
  • Archrock, Inc.
  • Ascent Resources Management Services, LLC
  • Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.
  • Aux Sable Liquid Products, Inc.
  • Aux Sable Midstream
  • BASF Corporation
  • BHP Billiton Petroleum (Americas), Inc.
  • BP Exploration & Production, Inc.
  • BW Offshore USA Management, Inc.
  • Baker Hughes, Inc.
  • Berkshire Hathaway Energy - PacifiCorp
  • Black Hills Energy
  • Black Stone Minerals Company, L.P.
  • Blue Mountain Midstream, LLC
  • Blue Racer Midstream, LLC
  • Buckeye Partners, L.P.
  • C&J Energy Services, Inc.
  • CGG Services (US), Inc.
  • CH-IV International
  • CHS, Inc.
  • CITGO Petroleum Corporation
  • CNOOC Petroleum U.S.A., Inc.
  • CNX Resources Corporation
  • COG Operating, LLC
  • CVR Energy, Inc.
  • Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation - GasSearch Drilling Services
  • Caerus Operating LLC
  • Calcasieu Refining Company
  • Calfrac Well Service, Ltd. - Calfrac Well Services Corporation
  • California Resources Corporation
  • Calpine Corporation
  • CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
  • Chesapeake Energy Corporation
  • Chevron North America Exploration & Production
  • Chief Oil & Gas, LLC
  • Cimarex Energy Co.
  • Citation Oil & Gas Corp.
  • City Utilities of Springfield, MO
  • Clean Harbors, Inc.
  • Colonial Pipeline Company
  • ConocoPhillips
  • Conquest Completion Services LLC
  • Consumers Energy
  • Continental Resources, Inc.
  • Crescent Point Energy US Corp.
  • Crestwood Equity Partners, LP
  • DCP Midstream, LP
  • DNV GL Energy Insights USA, Inc.
  • DNV GL Energy Services USA Inc.
  • DNV GL Energy USA, Inc.
  • DNV GL Noble Denton USA, LLC.
  • DNV GL USA, Inc.
  • Danos & Curole Marine Contractors, LLC
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc. - MIPC, LLC
  • Delta Air Lines, Inc. - Monroe Energy, LLC
  • Denbury Resources, Inc.
  • Devon Energy Corporation
  • Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc.
  • Diamondback Energy
  • Dominion Energy Gas Marketing, Inc (formerly SCANA Energy Marketing, Inc.)
  • Dominion Energy North Carolina (formerly PSNC Energy)
  • Dominion Energy South Carolina (formerly SC Electric & Gas)
  • Dominion Energy Southeast Services, Inc.
  • Dominion Energy, Inc.
  • Dominion Energy, Inc. - Gas Infrastructure
  • Dominion Energy, Inc. - Power Delivery
  • Dominion Energy, Inc. - Power Generation
  • Driftwood Holdings LLC
  • EOG Resources, Inc.
  • EP Energy
  • EnLink Midstream, LLC
  • Enable Midstream Partners, LP
  • Enbridge, Inc.
  • Encana Services Company, Ltd.
  • Encino Energy, LLC
  • Endeavor Energy Resources, LP
  • Endeavor Energy Resources, LP - Endeavor Energy Services
  • EnerVest, Ltd.
  • Enerflex Energy Systems
  • Enerflex Services, Inc.
  • Energy Transfer Partners, LP
  • EnergySolutions
  • EnergySolutions - Decommissioning & Decontamination
  • EnergySolutions - Operational Waste Management
  • Enerplus Resources (USA) Corporation
  • Ensco plc
  • Equinor US Holdings, Inc.
  • Equinor US Operations LLC
  • Explorer Pipeline, Inc.
  • Exterran Corporation
  • Fieldwood Energy, LLC
  • Fleur de Lis Energy, LLC
  • Flint Hills Resources, LP
  • Fluor Federal Petroleum Operations, LLC
  • Forum Energy Technologies
  • FourPoint Energy. LLC
  • Freeport LNG Development, L.P.
  • GL PwrSolutions, Inc.
  • Garrad Hassan America Inc.
  • Gavilan Resources, LLC
  • Genesis Energy, LP
  • Goodnight Midstream, LLC
  • Great River Energy
  • Gyrodata, Inc.
  • Halliburton Company - Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.
  • Halliburton Company - Landmark Graphics Corporation
  • Halliburton Company - Multi-Chem Group, LLC
  • Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.
  • Helmerich & Payne, Inc.
  • Hess Corporation
  • Hi-Crush Partners, LP
  • Hilcorp Energy Company
  • Hilcorp Energy Company - Harvest Pipeline Company
  • Hunt Oil Company
  • Hunt Refining Company
  • Husky Energy, Inc.
  • INPEX Americas, Inc.
  • ION Geophysical Corporation
  • ITC Holdings Corp.
  • Idaho Power
  • Independence Contract Drilling, Inc.
  • Inflection Energy, LLC
  • Invenergy LLC
  • Invenergy Services LLC
  • J-W Energy Company - J-W Power Company
  • Jordan Cove LNG
  • Keane Group, Inc.
  • Key Energy Services, Inc.
  • Keyera Corp. (USA)
  • Kinder Morgan, Inc.
  • Kosmos Energy, Gulf of Mexico
  • Kosmos Energy, LLC
  • LOOP, LLC
  • Laredo Petroleum, Inc.
  • Legacy Reserves, LP
  • Limetree Bay Refining, LLC
  • Limetree Bay Terminals, LLC
  • Lloyd's Register Drilling Integrity Services, Inc.
  • Lloyd's Register North America, Inc. - Energy
  • Lloyd's Register Technical Services, Inc.
  • Loews Corporation - Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • MD America Energy, LLC
  • MDU Resources Group, Inc.
  • MDU Resources Group, Inc. - Montana Dakota Utilities
  • MEGlobal Americas, Inc.
  • Mach Resources LLC
  • Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P.
  • Marathon Oil Corporation
  • Merit Energy Company
  • Midcoast Energy, LLC
  • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative
  • Mitsui & Co. Energy Marketing and Services (USA), Inc.
  • Mitsui E&P USA, LLC
  • Motiva Enterprises, LLC
  • Murphy Oil Corporation
  • NAES Corporation
  • NCS Multistage, LLC
  • NOVA Chemicals
  • National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation
  • National Fuel Gas Midstream Company, LLC
  • National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation
  • National Grid
  • NextDecade
  • NextEra Energy, Inc. - Nextera Energy Gas Producing, LLC
  • NiSource, Inc.
  • NiSource, Inc. - Columbia Gas of Kentucky, Inc.
  • NiSource, Inc. - Columbia Gas of Maryland, Inc.
  • NiSource, Inc. - Columbia Gas of Massachusetts
  • NiSource, Inc. - Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc.
  • NiSource, Inc. - Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Inc.
  • NiSource, Inc. - Columbia Gas of Virginia, Inc.
  • NiSource, Inc. - Northern Indiana Public Service Company
  • Noble Corporation
  • Noble Energy, Inc.
  • Northwest Natural Gas
  • NuStar Energy, L.P.
  • OGE Energy Corp.
  • ONE Gas, Inc.
  • ONE Gas, Inc. - Kansas Gas Services Division
  • ONE Gas, Inc. - Oklahoma Natural Gas Division
  • ONE Gas, Inc. - Texas Gas Services Division
  • ONEOK, Inc.
  • Oak Ridge Natural Resources
  • Oasis Petroleum Inc.
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy)
  • Oceaneering International, Inc.
  • Oil Search (Alaska), LLC
  • Oiltanking U.S.A. Holding, LLC
  • PDC Energy, Inc.
  • PJM Interconnection, LLC
  • Pacific Drilling Services, Inc.
  • Parkland USA
  • Patterson UTI Drilling Company, LLC
  • Pilot Flying J
  • Pioneer Natural Resources Co.
  • Plains All American Pipeline, L.P.
  • Port Houston
  • Precision Drilling Corporation
  • QEP Resources, Inc.
  • RKI Energy Resources, LLC
  • Range Resources Corp.
  • Red Bluff Resources Operating, LLC
  • Repsol Oil Gas USA, LLC
  • Repsol Services Company
  • Rockpoint Partners Management - Lodi Gas Storage
  • Rockpoint Partners Management - Salt Plains Storage
  • Rockpoint Partners Management - Wild Goose Storage
  • SGC
  • STEP Energy Services (USA) Ltd.
  • STEP Energy Services Holdings Ltd
  • STEP Technologies (USA) Ltd
  • Sable Permian Resources, LLC
  • San Joaquin Facilites Management, Inc.
  • SandRidge Energy, Inc.
  • Schlumberger Limited
  • Secure Energy Services USA, Inc.
  • SemGroup Corporation
  • SemGroup Corporation - Houston Fuel Oil Terminal Company
  • SemGroup Corporation - Rose Rock Midstream
  • SemGroup Corporation - SemGas
  • Sentinel Peak Resources, LLC
  • Shelf Drilling US, Inc.
  • Sinclair Services Company
  • Southern Company - Alabama Power Company
  • Southern Company - Georgia Power
  • Southern Company - Mississippi Power Company
  • Southern Company - Southern Company GAS
  • Southern Company - Southern Company Services, Inc.
  • Southern Company - Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.
  • Southern Company - Southern Power Company
  • Southern Company - SouthernLINC Wireless
  • Southwest Gas Corporation
  • Southwestern Energy Company
  • Spire, Inc.
  • Suncor Energy (U.S.A) Marketing, Inc.
  • Sunoco, Inc.
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc.
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc. - Completion Services
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc. - Connection Technology
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc. - Fluid Management
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc. - HB Rentals
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc. - International Snubbing Services
  • Superior Energy Services, Inc. - Stabil Drill
  • Superior Natural Gas Corporation
  • TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company
  • TPC Group, LLC
  • TRC Companies, Inc.
  • Tapstone Energy, LLC
  • Tellurian, Inc.
  • Tervita Environmental Services Inc.
  • The University of Texas System - Oil & Gas Division
  • The Williams Companies, Inc.
  • Total E&P USA, Inc.
  • Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA, Inc.
  • TransCanada Corporation (US)
  • TransCanada Corporation - PipeLines, LP
  • Unit Corporation
  • Unit Corporation - Superior Pipeline Company, LLC
  • Unit Corporation - Unit Drilling Company
  • Unit Corporation - Unit Petroleum Company
  • Universal Pressure Pumping, Inc.
  • Urban Oil and Gas Group
  • Venari Resources, LLC
  • Vermilion Energy USA
  • Vine Oil & Gas, LP
  • WGL Holdings, Inc. - Washington Gas
  • WPX Energy, Inc.
  • Weatherford International, LLC
  • Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc.
  • White Rock Oil & Gas, LLC
  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation
  • Xcel Energy, Inc.
  • Xcel Energy, Inc. - Northern States Power Company, a Wisconsin Corporation
  • Xcel Energy, Inc. - PSCo
  • Xcel Energy, Inc. - Southwestern Public Service Co.
  • Yokogawa Corporation of America
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    2019 Participation

    2019 Survey Participation is now closed. Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs and is not required to purchase results. To learn more about how you can become a participant, please contact us. As a survey participant, you do receive key benefits:

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    • Sub TitleCompensation insights to succeed in a changing industry
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