US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Utilities

Manage your competitive pay strategies more effectively

Buy Now! Participate Now!
US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Utilities image

To meet changing societal expectations, utility organizations need an enhanced business model that plans for changes in power prices, accounts for the increased usage of ‘smart’ devices by consumers, and understands where the market is headed on renewable energy,  or risk getting left behind. During a time of change it’s essential that you staff your organization with exceptional talent.

Manage your competitive pay strategies more effectively with the Utilities module of the US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector . Compare your organization’s salaries against 2,371 employee observations. Assess your compensation strategy across base pay, short- and long-term incentive, and other organizational data. Evaluate compensation and benefits data collected from 45 organizations across numerous geographic locations, such as:

  • 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
Are you ready to manage your pay strategies more effectively?
Survey Details At a Glance
  • Overview
  • Product Details
  • 2019 Participation
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Survey Schedule
  • Participating Companies
  • Position List & Sample Report

Overview

With salary data collected for 61 positions for roles unique to the utilities sector, this survey analyzes industry segments, like:

  • Pipeline/transmission
  • Services and equipment
  • Utility
  • Other

New in 2019
This survey will move 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’re making 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.

View Sample Report

Product Details

Survey Stats

  • # Positions Published: 61
  • # Positions Surveyed: 8
  • # Organizations: 45
  • # Observations: 2,371

Based on data from the 2018 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Utilities survey. 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

  • Pipeline/Transmission
  • Services and Equipment
  • Utility
  • Other

2019 Participation

Data Submission Tools

Compensation Questionnaire
Policy 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 is powered by the new Mercer Job Library. This comprehensive 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 customized reports that compare your company data to your peers.

2019 Survey Schedule

  • Participation opens: February 11
  • Participation closes: May 6
  • Results available: August
  • Participation Webcasts
    To better understand the submission process, as well as the survey data collected, attend a participation webcast.
    US Webcasts & Events

    2019 Pricing

    Participant
    2019 US MTCS | Utilities – 1,150 USD

    Non-Participant
    2019 US MTCS | Utilities – 3,450 USD

    Pricing

    Product Participant Non-Participant
    2018 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Utilities USD 1,100 USD 3,300

    Buy Now

    US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Utilities

    ATTENTION!
    Our shopping cart does not allow multi-currency checkout.

    Please complete your other currency purchase before adding a product of a different currency to your shopping cart.

    OR

    If you need assistance, please contact customer service.

    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 USD 200 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 now available for purchase.

    Survey Schedule

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

    Participating Companies

    • ACCIONA Energy USA, LLC
    • Alliant Energy Corporation
    • American Midstream Partners, LP
    • Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc.
    • Berkshire Hathaway Energy - Pacific Power
    • Berkshire Hathaway Energy - PacifiCorp
    • Berkshire Hathaway Energy - Rocky Mountain Power
    • Black Hills Corporation
    • Caiman Energy II, LLC
    • Calpine Corporation
    • Castleton Commodities International, LLC
    • CenterPoint Energy, Inc.
    • Clean Harbors, Inc.
    • Direct Energy
    • Enbridge, Inc. - Gas Transmission & Midstream
    • Enbridge, Inc. - Utilities & Power Operations
    • Enel Green Power North America, Inc.
    • Fieldwood Energy, LLC
    • Freeport LNG Development, L.P.
    • Great River Energy
    • KAMO Electric Cooperative, Inc.
    • Madison Gas And Electric Company
    • MDU Resources Group, Inc. - Montana Dakota Utilities
    • National Grid
    • New York Power Authority
    • New York Power Authority - 500 MW Combined Cycle Plant
    • New York Power Authority - Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project
    • New York Power Authority - Clark Energy Center
    • New York Power Authority - Niagara Power Project
    • New York Power Authority - St. Lawrence/FDR Power Project
    • 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. - Corporate Services
    • NiSource, Inc. - Northern Indiana Public Service Company
    • Northwest Natural Gas
    • OGE Energy Corp.
    • ONE Gas, Inc. - Kansas Gas Services Division
    • ONE Gas, Inc. - Oklahoma Natural Gas Division
    • ONE Gas, Inc. - Texas Gas Services Division
    • PDC Energy
    • SCANA Corporation
    • SCANA Corporation - SC Electric & Gas
    • Schlumberger Limited - Cameron International Corp.
    • Schlumberger Limited - Cameron International Corp. - Drilling and Production Systems
    • Schlumberger Limited - Cameron International Corp. - OneSubsea
    • Schlumberger Limited - Cameron International Corp. - Surface Systems
    • Schlumberger Limited - Cameron International Corp. - Valves & Measurement
    • Southwest Gas Corporation
    • Unit Corporation - Superior Pipeline Company, LLC
    • Unit Corporation - Unit Petroleum Company
    • Veolia North America
    • WGL Holdings, Inc. - Washington Gas
    • Xcel Energy, Inc.

    Position List & Sample Report

    Position List

    View the position list and descriptions included in this survey.

    Sample Report

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

    • IsOrderingSetYes
    • Ordering TypeSingleLevelMultiSelection
    • RegionUS
    • Sub TitleManage your competitive pay strategies more effectively
    • Short DescriptionLeverage salary data for utility positions to ensure market competitiveness.