2016 US MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database and Limited Bundle

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The Mercer Benchmark Database (MBD) is the premier general industry database for evaluating and creating competitive compensation offerings. The database contains data for over 376,000 employees in more than 1,100 organizations in Canada, and over 2 million employees in more than 3,000 organizations in the US. Data provided includes base pay, incentive, and total direct compensation. Modules include: Engineering and Design; Executive, Finance, Accounting, and Legal; Human Resources; Information Technology; Logistics and Supply Chain; Manufacturing; Sales, Marketing, and Communications; Metropolitan Benchmark.

The Limited bundle consists of two modules: Executive Compensation and Metropolitan Benchmark.

  • The US MBD: Executive Compensation Survey spreads across all industries with over 250 positions in top management roles. Benchmark your compensation strategy against all organizations and narrow the data by industry, number of employees, net revenue amount, and more. The survey data reflects nearly 2,600 organizations and 76,280 employee observations.

  • testThe US MBD: Metropolitan Benchmark Survey covers 429 positions for a broad cross-section of jobs within five geographic regions. With information from nearly 2,800 organizations spanning numerous industries from across the country, this survey is your one source for local, regional, and national compensation data for nonexempt and lower level exempt positions.
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  • Participating Companies
  • Position List & Descriptions


  1. US MBD – Full Access: Get total access to compensation data for over 1,500 positions. The database contains information from over 3,100 organizations representing 2.3 million employees.
  2. US MBD – Limited Bundle: Get regional and national data for 429 positions representing over 1.6 million employees from more than 2,800 organizations plus data for 251 executive positions from 2,600 organizations.

Product Details

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • FLSA Status
  • Long-term Incentive Eligibility and Grants
  • Organization Data
  • Salary Ranges
  • Short-term Incentive Eligibility and Amounts
  • Workforce Composition Metrics
  • Workforce Retention Metrics
  • Years in Organization
  • Years in Position

Data Analyzed


  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
  • Diversified
  • Education
  • Energy/Mining
  • Finance/Banking
  • Government
  • Healthcare - Non-Insurance
  • Hospitality, Entertainment and Media
  • Insurance - Non-Healthcare
  • Mfg - Durable, Misc
  • Mfg - High Tech
  • Mfg - Nondurable Goods
  • Professional Services
  • Real Estate/Construction
  • Retail/Wholesale
  • Services
  • Technical Services
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation and Warehousing
  • Utilities

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan
  • National
  • Regional


  • Assets
  • Gross Premiums
  • Net Revenue
  • Operating Expenses/Budget
  • Revenue/Sales
  • Total Employment

Position Families Analyzed

  • Administration
  • Customer Service/Call Center
  • Communications
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Knowledge Management
  • Marketing
  • Quality
  • Research and Development
  • Sales
  • Supply and Logistics
  • Top Management


Online Version Price
Full MBD USD 25,500
Full MBD — List Price Now Only USD 16,500
Limited Bundle USD 18,150
Limited Bundle — List Price Now Only USD 8,500

To place your order, simply use this form to make your selection and click ‘submit’ or call 800-333-3070 and one of our client service representatives will be happy to assist you.

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2016 US MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database and Limited Bundle

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Participating Companies

A list of participating companies can be found here



  • Participation: Jan – Mar
  • Date Effective: Mar 1
  • Report Available: August

Position List & Descriptions

  • Ordering TypeCOL/QOL
  • IsOrderingSetYes
  • Enable ParticipationYes
  • Participation Start Date01/01/2023
  • Participation End Date01/27/2023
  • Compensation GridShow
  • RegionUS