US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information Technology Survey

Attract and retain qualified technical talent

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The demand for tech workers never slows down — the constant evolution of emerging technologies in the world continues to create new, highly sought-after skill sets. Staying up to date on the current information technology landscape is crucial for your organization’s success.

Mercer has partnered with Gartner — America’s preeminent authority on IT — to empower your organization with the US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information Technology Survey.

Use this IT survey to learn exactly how much to pay tech employees of all skill levels and career streams. Benchmark your compensation strategy against the market as a whole, or narrow the data by:

  • Company size (number of employees, net revenue/sales, or operating expenses/budget)
  • Geographic location
  • Industry
Are you ready to position your organization for an innovative future?

Participation Open: February – April

Results Publish: August


2019 Results Available

  • 1,635 positions published
  • USD 2,200 – 4,300
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Sample report

Position list

  • Product Details
  • 2020 Survey participation
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Survey Schedule
  • Participating Companies
  • Position List & Sample Report
  • Related Articles

Product Details

Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 1,893
  • # Positions Published: 1,635
  • # Organizations: 2,235
  • # Observations: 401,318

Based on data from the 2019 US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information technology Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • FLSA Status
  • Long-term Incentive Eligibility and Grants
  • Organization Data
  • Short-term Incentive Eligibility and Amounts
  • Years in Organization
  • Years in Position

Data Analyzed

Industry

  • Banking/Financial Services
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Goods
  • Energy
  • High Tech
  • Insurance/Reinsurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Logistics
  • Mining & Metals
  • Other Manufacturing
  • Other Non-Manufacturing
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Services (Non-Financial)
  • Transportation Equipment

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan
  • National
  • Regional

Organization Size

  • Assets
  • Gross Premiums
  • Net Revenue
  • Net Sales Revenue
  • Number of Employees
  • Operating Expenses/Budget

Career Streams Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

Position Families Analyzed

  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Creative & Design
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence
  • Engineering & Science
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • IT, Telecom & Internet
  • Legal, Compliance & Audit
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management
  • Supply Chain

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Back-End Transaction/Data Processing
  • Business Process/Service Quality
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs Generalists
  • Compliance
  • Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence Management
  • Engineering Technicians
  • Field Sales & Account Management
  • Information Systems Administration & Reporting
  • Information Systems Architecture
  • Information Systems Operations & Production Control
  • Internal Audit
  • Internal Data Engineering & Warehousing
  • IT Applications Development
  • IT Business Systems Analysts
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Infrastructure & Systems Administration
  • IT Security
  • IT Systems Configuration & Programming
  • IT User Support
  • IT, Telecom & Internet Generalists
  • IT, Telecom & Internet Leadership
  • Management Accounting
  • Procurement
  • Product Marketing & Management
  • Science Technical Research
  • Software Product Engineering
  • Technical Project/Program Management
  • Telecommunications Network Planning, Operations & Site Acquisition
  • Web/New Media Creative & User Interface Design

This survey is powered by Mercer Job Library. Learn more or view Mercer Job Library FAQs for more details. Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN®, giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters.

2020 Survey participation

Data Submission Tools

Compensation Questionnaire
Questionnaire and DVF FAQ
Job Matching Tool

To participate in a survey, simply download, complete, and submit the compensation questionnaire provided above. You can rest assured that the importance of your data security is not taken lightly at Mercer, so we take the utmost precautions to protect it.

2020 survey participation is now open!

Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Please submit your completed questionnaire before the deadline to participate in the 2020 survey.

Although organizations are not required to participate in the survey in order to purchase results, participants enjoy these key benefits:

  • Discounted survey results
  • Exclusive invitations to attend webcasts and meetings in which Mercer consultants review survey results and field questions related directly to your organization
  • Inclusion in survey results allows you to easily determine your market position using customized reports that compare your data to that of your peers

2020 Survey schedule

  • Participation opens: February 3
  • Participation closes: April 24
  • Results available: August

Participation Webcasts

Attend a participation webcast to better understand the submission process and the survey data that is collected.

US Events & Webcasts

2020 Pricing

Participant
2020 US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information Technology Survey USD 2,300

Non-participant
2020 US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information Technology Survey USD 4,600

Pricing

Product Participant Non-Participant
2019 US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information Technology Survey USD 2,200 USD 4,300

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  • 2019 results now available for purchase.

Survey Schedule

  • Participation Opens: February 3
  • Participation Deadline: April 24
  • Date Effective: March 1
  • Report Available: Early August

Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in the 2019 US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information Technology Survey here.

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.

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