Salary surveys & pay data

Inspire top talent to join, stay, and deliver for your organization

Inspire top talent to join, stay, and deliver for your organization

Today, it’s more important than ever to get base pay right. Rapid technology advancements are transforming the jobs landscape, and the competition is tough when it comes to hiring, and keeping, the employees you need for those in-demand jobs. As most companies look to realign pay, focus on retention, and address pay equity concerns across employee groups, having accurate market data is important. The good news? Getting pay right doesn’t need to be challenging.


Mercer salary surveys give you the confidence you need to build defensible reward structures, identify pay premiums for hot jobs, and execute on other important aspects related to pay. No matter the size or scope of your data needs, Mercer helps you understand current market trends to set you apart from the competition.


View the complete list of Mercer surveys & reports

General industry surveys

Compare your pay levels to your true labor market competitors—for those jobs where specific industry doesn’t matter.

Industry surveys

From energy and mining to healthcare and retail, Mercer offers resources that allow you to figure out what you need to pay to compete in your industry.

Hourly pay

Take your strategy for market pricing hourly positions from reactive to proactive with this online tool. Understand hourly rates, STI, and total cash for 2,800+ hourly positions.

Executive rewards

Developing a competitive offering for executives can get complicated because salary is often not their biggest concern. Understand how to attract, retain, and motivate leaders while meeting shareholder and company objectives.

Global pay data

Design competitive compensation packages worldwide with comprehensive data and insights for pay around the globe.

Prevailing wage data

Get the critical data you need for complex international recruiting matters, including PERM prevailing wage, US H-1B visa applications, and more.

Survey participation

Mercer surveys are built using robust validated employee data collected from companies around the world. As a survey participant, easily see the go-forward state to make sure your approach is in alignment.