Board of Directors Survey

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Directors can help to bring many different viewpoints and levels of expertise to the table. Whether it’s helping your company avoid unnecessary risks or setting strategy for long-term goals, having the right people to help steer key decisions is important.

The Board of Directors Survey provides the insights you need to incentivize your board members. Harness this survey data from 97 organizations across North America, to understand critical pay elements for members of the Board of Directors. Data collected includes:

  • Annual Equity Retainer/Grant
  • Diversity initiatives
  • Stock ownership guidelines
  • And more
Do you have the data to effectively engage your board?

Participation Open: July - September

Results Publish: November

2020 Results Available

  • 97 North American organizations
  • USD 1,000 – 3,000
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Survey Statistics

  • # US Organizations: 57
  • # CA Organizations: 40
  • # North America Organizations: 97

Based on data from the 2020 Board of Directors survey.

Data Collected

  • Annual Cash Retainer
  • Annual Equity Retainer/Grant
  • Board and Committee Chair Fees
  • Board and Committee Meeting Fees
  • Committee Service Fees
  • Diversity initiatives
  • Stock ownership guidelines

Data Analyzed

Geographic Area

  • US
  • Canada

Survey results are delivered in a published PDF format to your account under My Downloads.


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2020 Board of Directors Survey USD 1,000 USD 3,000

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Board of Directors Survey

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  • Individuals or companies using Mercer data for consulting services or commercial purposes are subject to different rates. Please call for more information.
  • 2020 results now available.

survey schedule

  • Participation Opens: July
  • Participation Closes: September
  • Results Available: November

Participating companies

View a list of the participating companies included in this survey here.

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  • Sub TitleGet the data you need to reward your board members effectively
  • Short DescriptionData to reward your board members effectively.