Africa and the Middle East Compensation and Benefits Surveys

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Africa and Middle East Compensation and Benefits Surveys



IS YOUR BUSINESS LOOKING TO EXPAND OVERSEAS OR ARE YOU ALREADY OPERATING IN AFRICA AND/OR THE MIDDLE EAST?

In this region, companies are characterised by a need for high-quality market data and a solid peer platform for exchanging and developing HR practices.

With its range of meaningful data and services as well as thought leadership on critical local HR issues, Mercer can address key issues and challenges related to effectively managing workforces and driving business strategy in the Africa and Middle East region.

2016 Africa and the Middle East Compensation and Benefits Surveys Schedule

Africa and the Middle East Compensation and Benefits Surveys countries
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Africa and Middle East Total Remuneration Surveys

Key Features of the Reports

The aim of the study is to provide multinational employers with detailed information on current compensation packages, including basic salary, guaranteed cash, typical practice of bonus and incentive, current trends and developments, together with our observations.
  • Use of benchmark methodology – Mercer Universal Position Coding system (MUPCS), job position matching combined with a job grading system. International Position Evaluation for all the North African and Middle East countries. Job family and broad base system used within Sub Saharan African countries

  • All component of the compensation package – including basic salary, guaranteed cash, allowances detailed, performance incentive programs, description of medical and retirement plan and perquisites practices

  • Online access: all reports are delivered through our online analytical tool which provides on demand access to market data and regression analysis.

Countries covered in 2016/2017

AREA 1: North Africa, the Middle East and South Africa AREA 2: Sub-Saharan Countries (excluding South Africa)
  • Algeria
  • Bahrain
  • Egypt
  • Iran*
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Oman
  • Pakistan
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • South Africa
  • Tunisia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Ethiopia
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Ghana
  • Guinea (Conakry)
  • Ivory Coast
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Nigeria
  • Republic of Congo
  • Reunion
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

* If you are interested in this survey please contact Middle East & Africa Client Services Team.

The differences between areas 1 and 2 are based on the methodology used. All surveys are conducted in accordance with Mercer's global standards, follow a consistent survey format and are available online through Mercer WIN.

WEC (West, East & Central) Africa Condensed Total Cash Surveys

Key Features of the Reports

The West, East and Central Africa surveys present summary of local practices on compensation, benefits and expatriate policies. They are eight levels grade based surveys, from unskilled to top management employees group.

The survey reports present:
  • Remuneration data for local/national employees (Comp1-3)
  • Expatriates benefit practices
  • Cost and quality of living index
The survey results are provided in PDF format..

Countries covered in 2016/2017

AREA 3: West, East & Central Africa Countries
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Chad
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauretania
  • Niger
  • Swaziland
  • South Sudan
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo

* If you are interested in this survey please contact Middle East & Africa Client Services Team.

We will continue our efforts to extend the number of countries covered in the next edition of the surveys. For any questions concerning these surveys please contact Nicolaas van Rensburg or Middle East & Africa Client Services Team.


Mercer's offering includes total remuneration, executive compensation, benefits data and reports, job evaluation, global pay data, expatriate/employee mobility reports & services, as well as local information.

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For further information contact us:
Razan Simaan, MEA Industry Forums Leader
razan.simaan@mercer.com
+30 6945 376722
Middle East & Africa Client Services Team
+48 22 434 5383



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