Mercer Life Sciences Compensation Surveys

2020 Pricing and Schedule


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We understand the importance of reliable data in the unprecedented times of COVID-19 pandemic. Our teams are closely monitoring developments in the countries in which survey dates may be revised. Please refer to the schedule below for up-to-date survey timelines. Learn how Mercer is ensuring data relevance in this fluid year!

Country/Region Data Collection Start Date Participation Deadline Results Delivery Date Participant Price (USD)
China 8 April 8 July 1 September $6,800
China Special Edition 22 July 5 August 8 September NA
China-Beijing 8 April 8 July 8 September $1,000
China-Guangdong (Manufacturing LS) 8 April 8 July 1 September $1,000
China-Guangdong (Office LS) 8 April 8 July 8 September $1,000
China-Shanghai (Manufacturing LS) 8 April 8 July 1 September $1,000
China-Shanghai (Office LS) 8 April 8 July 8 September $1,000
Hong Kong 7 May 20 July 16 October $6,200
Hong Kong Special Edition 19 August 2 September 16 October  
India 15 May 2 August 26 October $8,500
India Special Edition 2 September 16 September 26 October NA
Indonesia 26 March 7 June 16 September $8,500
Indonesia Special Edition 5 August 19 August 24 September  
Japan 1 April 16 July 26 October $6,200
Japan Special Edition 19 August 2 September 26 October NA
Malaysia 9 April 4 June 19 October $5,200
Malaysia Special Edition 29 July 12 August 19 October NA
Pakistan 20 May 19 June 16 October $5,200
Pakistan Special Edition 5 August 19 August 9 October NA
Philippines 9 April 17 June 23 October $3,600
Philippines Special Edition 5 August 19 August 23 October NA
Singapore 1 April 15 June 14 October $8,500
Singapore Special Edition 2 September 16 September 26 October NA
South Korea 1 April 3 July 26 October $6,800
South Korea Special Edition 29 July 12 August 26 October NA
Taiwan 14 April 5 July 16 September $6,200
Taiwan Special Edition 12 August 26 August    
Thailand 10 April 7 June 12 October $6,200
Thailand Special Edition 29 July 13 August 12 October  
Vietnam 30 March 12 June 25 September $4,100
Vietnam Special Edition 22 July 5 August 25 September  
Country/Region Data Collection Start Date Participation Deadline Results Delivery Date Participant Price (USD)
Armenia 5 June 4 September 25 November $1,000
Austria 4 March 15 May 3 September $3,600
Austria Special Edition 1 July 15 July 3 September  
Azerbaijan 27 April 26 June 25 September $1,000
Belarus 19 March 12 June 8 October $3,600
Belarus Special Edition 22 July 5 August 8 October  
Belgium 5 March 29 May 1 October $3,600
Belgium Special Edition 1 July 15 July 1 October  
Bulgaria 2 April 5 June 17 September $3,600
Bulgaria Special Edition 8 July 22 July 17 September  
Czech Republic 9 March 6 May 27 August $3,600
Czech Republic Special Edition 1 July 15 July 20 August  
Denmark 9 March 12 June 22 September $4,100
Denmark Special Edition 1 July 15 July 22 September  
Finland 16 April 4 June 11 September $1,000
France 6 May 31 May 28 September $4,100
France Special Edition 1 July 15 July 28 September  
Georgia 12 June 28 August 26 November $1,000
Germany 4 March 29 May 18 September $4,100
Germany Special Edition 1 July 15 July 18 September  
Greece 18 March 22 May 27 August $1,000
Hungary 27 March 4 June 18 September $3,600
Hungary Special Edition 1 July 15 July 18 September  
Ireland 9 March 5 June 1 October $3,600
Ireland Special Edition 15 July 29 July 1 October NA
Italy 9 March 21 June 15 October $4,100
Italy Special Edition 1 July 15 July 15 October  
Kazakhstan 3 April 22 May 9 September $3,600
Kazakhstan Special Edition 1 July 15 July 9 September  
Moldova 6 April 22 May 2 September $1,000
Netherlands 9 March 12 June 23 September $3,600
Netherlands Special Edition 1 July 15 July 23 September  
Norway 17 April 10 July 23 October $1,000
Poland 4 March 8 May 24 September $3,600
Poland Special Edition 1 July 15 July 24 September  
Portugal 13 March 15 May 27 August $1,000
Romania 23 March 15 May 10 September $3,600
Romania Special Edition 1 July 15 July 10 September  
Russia 23 March 15 May 8 September $3,600
Russia Special Edition 1 July 15 July 8 September  
Serbia 27 March 22 May 8 September $3,600
Serbia Special Edition 1 July 15 July 8 September  
Slovakia 13 March 8 May 12 August $3,600
Slovakia Special Edition 1 July 15 July 12 August  
Spain 9 March 24 June 9 October $3,600
Spain Special Edition 15 July 29 July 9 October  
Sweden 30 April 7 August 19 November $4,100
Sweden Special Edition 26 August 9 September 19 November  
Switzerland 4 March 18 May 2 September $4,100
Switzerland Special Edition 1 July 15 July 2 September  
Ukraine 23 March 22 May 8 October $3,600
Ukraine Special Edition 1 July 15 July 8 October  
United Kingdom 4 March 5 June 14 September $4,100
United Kingdom Special Edition 1 July 15 July 14 September  
Uzbekistan 12 June 14 August 4 November $3,600
Uzbekistan Special Edition 26 August 9 September 4 November  
Country/Region Data Collection Start Date Participation Deadline Results Delivery Date Participant Price (USD)
Argentina (Q3) 2 March 29 May 4 September $5,200
Argentina (Q3) Special Edition 15 July 29 July 4 September NA
Argentina (Q4) 1 October 2 November 21 December $5,200
Brazil 2 March 5 June 10 September $6,800
Brazil Special Edition 15 July 29 July 10 September NA
Chile 13 March 8 May 14 September $4,100
Chile Special Edition 15 July 29 July 14 September NA
Colombia 2 March 5 June 16 September $5,200
Colombia Special Edition 15 July 29 July 16 September NA
Costa Rica 1 April 22 June 8 October $2,500
Costa Rica Special Edition 5 August 19 August 8 October NA
Ecuador 13 March 8 May 18 September $2,500
Ecuador Special Edition 15 July 29 July 18 September NA
Guatemala 1 April 22 June 14 October $2,500
Guatemala Special Edition 5 August 19 August 14 October NA
Mexico 9 March 4 May 14 September $4,100
Mexico Special Edition 15 July 29 July 14 September NA
Panama 2 March 5 June 28 September $2,500
Panama Special Edition 15 July 29 July 28 September NA
Peru 13 March 8 May 17 September $4,100
Peru Special Edition 15 July 29 July 17 September NA
Country/Region Data Collection Start Date Participation Deadline Results Delivery Date Participant Price (USD)
Algeria 15 April 1 June 23 September $3,600
Algeria Special Edition 5 August 19 August 23 September NA
Bahrain* 16 March 26 June 21 October $4,100
Bahrain Special Edition 2 September 16 September 21 October NA
Cameroon 24 April 27 May 10 September $1,500
Egypt 2 March 11 June 24 September $3,600
Egypt Special Edition 5 August 19 August 24 September NA
Ethiopia 6 March 7 May 7 August $1,500
Ghana 23 March 15 May 25 September $1,500
Iran 27 March 8 June 9 November $3,600
Iran Special Edition 2 September 16 September 9 November NA
Iraq 27 March 4 September 12 November $1,000
Ivory Coast 5 June 24 July 16 October $1,500
Jordan** 16 March 10 July 22 October $3,600
Jordan 2 September 16 September 22 October NA
Kenya 15 April 10 June 13 October $1,500
Kuwait* 16 March 15 July 23 October $4,100
Kuwait Special Edition 2 September 16 September 23 October NA
Lebanon** 16 March 3 July 19 October $3,600
Lebanon Special Edition 26 August 9 September 19 October NA
Levant     19 October $3,600
Libya 29 May 4 September 25 November $1,000
Morocco 11 March 15 May 11 September $3,600
Morocco Special Edition 22 July 5 August 11 September NA
Nigeria 5 March 13 April 27 August $1,500
Oman* 16 March 15 July 10 November $4,100
Oman Special Edition 2 September 16 September 10 November NA
Palestine** 27 March 10 June 9 November $3,600
Qatar* 16 March 17 June 16 October $4,100
Qatar Special Edition 26 August 9 September 16 October NA
Saudi Arabia 2 March 22 June 28 September $4,100
Saudi Arabia Special Edition 5 August 19 August 28 September NA
South Africa 16 March 15 June 23 September $5,200
South Africa Special Edition 1 July 15 July 21 September NA
Syria** 27 March 10 June 6 November $3,600
Tunisia 3 April 29 May 14 September $3,600
Tunisia Special Edition 22 July 5 August 14 Septermber NA
Turkey 20 March 15 June 28 September $3,600
Turkey Special Edition 15 July 29 July 28 September NA
United Arab Emirates* 2 March 11 June 28 September $4,100
United Arab Emirates Special Edition 5 August 19 August 28 September NA
Yemen* 27 March 14 August 11 November $4,100
Country/Region Data Collection Start Date Participation Deadline Results Delivery Date Participant Price (USD)
Canada 17 February 24 April 14 September $2,500
Canada Medical Devices 17 February 24 April 14 September $1,500
Canada Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology 17 February 24 April 14 September $1,500
Country/Region Data Collection Start Date Participation Deadline Results Delivery Date Participant Price (USD)
Australia (Q2)   22 February 15 April $3,600
Australia (Q4)   2 August 21 October $3,600
Australia Special Edition 8 July 22 July   NA
New Zealand 30 May 5 July 11 November $3,600
New Zealand Special Edition 8 July 22 July   NA

*Part of the MLS Gulf Region Mercer Life Sciences Package. Price includes access to survey results in the following countries: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, UAE, Yemen (supplement). Participant price: $4,100. Non-participants will be charged 2x the participant rate.
**Part of the MLS Levant Package countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine (Supplement), Syria (Supplement). Participant price: $3,600. Non-participants will be charged 2x the participant rate.
***Non-participants will be charged 2x the participant price.