Executive Survey - Latin America

Executive Survey - Latin America SKU_7688

Mercer’s Executive Remuneration Survey is a study that provides market compensation data to a select group of leading companies in the Latin-America region. The objective of this survey is to establish a comprehensive database in the region for high level positions, allowing HR professionals to take informed decisions in the administration of exec remuneration, based on performance and the philosophy of the organization.

The research covers all aspects of remuneration for positions in the leadership level of the organization (CEO levels, General Manager, Vice president y Directors).

The survey provides market data including cash compensation, long-term incentives and a qualitative analysis of benefits for five Latin American countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Mexico.

  • Characteristics
  • Methodology and Analysis
  • Scope
  • Results Structure
  • Contacts


  • Scope – The survey covers executive positions and provides results by position, by IPE and by Core Job.
  • Accurate – Our market sample is carefully selected and monitored to make sure we are comparing companies with similar characteristics and operations, and with a few executive levels (multinationals and local companies). A special catalogue is designed for executive jobs and is discussed in face to face meetings, guaranteeing the information is relevant for the target.
  • Expertise – Mercer’s consultants, experts in executive compensation matters, work with your organization to collect the data and propose the best way to analyze it, according to your specific needs.
  • Knowledge – The sample is defined by carefully selecting companies that are a market reference and have comparable structures, both national and multinational companies. The catalog of positions was developed especially for executives ensuring it contains relevant information for companies operating in the markets.
  • A special catalogue designed specifically for the executive job structures.
  • A selected participating list, with an entry requirement based on sales ($). Sales ranking ad-hoc per country.
  • Panel selected from companies with minimum sales criteria, which varies for each country.
  • Relevant and enough information per job title is guaranteed.
  • Key components of top executives’ compensation, such as short and long term incentives, are provided using Mercer methodology.
  • Qualitative report on top executives’ performance bonus practices, long term incentives and benefits.

Methodology and Analysis


The survey covers executive positions in five countries, and presents information by organizations’ size, type, among others. To view the participation criteria, please click here.

Results Structure

  • Results are delivered via Mercer WIN®, interactive tool that allows access to the survey results
  • Quantitative results report by job type, by IPE and by Core Job.
  • Qualitative practices report, which includes:
    • Design factors for the short and long term variable compensation
    • Qualitative information on benefits



Country Contact E-mail
Argentina Agustina Resano agustina.resano@mercer.com
Brazil Mariana Rego mariana.rego@mercer.com
Chile Denisse Gutierrez denisse.gutierrez@mercer.com
Colombia Julian Garcia julian.garcia@mercer.com
Mexico Norma del Rivero norma.del.rivero@mercer.com
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  • Short DescriptionThe research executive at Mercer is a study that provides information to a select group of leading companies.
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