Canada MBD: Corporate Services and Human Resources Compensation

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As a professional within human resources, you affect numerous aspects of your organization. The over-arching aspect you focus on daily though is the company’s greatest asset — its employees. Without good employees, your company risks making poor business decisions. With today’s rapidly changing workforce environment, making an investment in your employees has never been more of a priority — especially with HR professionals who are leading the workforce planning initiatives.

Optimize your talent strategy with the Canada MBD: Corporate Services and Human Resources Survey. Compare your compensation strategy to the market or benchmark individual jobs. With data for 591 positions, determine what your HR employees will get paid from top to bottom. Analyze the data over 30 subfamilies. Choose specific HR metrics for the exact position(s) you need, such as:

  • Base salary
  • Profit sharing
  • Total cash compensation
  • Workforce retention metrics
  • Incentives (annual and sales) and more
Are you ready for the high-performance HR of the future?

Participation Open: February – May

Results Publish: August

2020 Results Available

  • 591 positions published
  • CAD 1,650 – 4,200
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  • Product Details
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Participating Companies
  • Related Articles
  • Position List & Sample Report
  • 2018 Participation

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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 1,525
  • # Positions Published: 712
  • # Organizations: 1,107
  • # Observations: 109,422

Based on data from the 2022 Canada MBD: Corporate Services and Human Resources Compensation survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • Long-term Incentive Eligibility and Grants
  • Organization Data
  • Salary Ranges
  • Short-term Incentive Eligibility and Amounts
  • Years in Organization
  • Years in Position

Data Analyzed


  • Banking/Financial Services
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Goods
  • Energy
  • High Tech
  • Insurance/Reinsurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Logistics
  • Mining & Metals
  • Other Manufacturing
  • Other Non-Manufacturing
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Services (Non-Financial)
  • Transportation Equipment

Organization Size

  • Assets
  • Gross Premiums
  • Net Revenue
  • Net Sales Revenue
  • Number of Employees
  • Operating Expenses/Budget

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan
  • National
  • Regional

Career Streams Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

Position Families Analyzed

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence
  • General Management
  • Healthcare/Pharmacy Services
  • Hospitality (Food Service & Lodging)
  • Human Resources
  • Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
  • Real Estate Management, Property Development & Investment
  • Transportation Services

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Administration & Secretarial
  • Air Transportation
  • Behavioral Health/Social Services
  • Business Process/Service Quality
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs Generalists
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs Leadership
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Data Management, Processing & Analytics (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Employee Communications & Collaboration
  • Employee/Labor Relations & Diversity
  • Facilities Management & Planning
  • Facilities Refurbishment, Repair & Maintenance
  • Facilities/Grounds, Custodial, Cleaning & Laundry
  • Food & Beverage Preparation/Table Service
  • Food Planning & Development
  • General Business Project/Program Management
  • General Business Quality Management
  • General Real Estate Management
  • Human Resources (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Human Resources Generalists
  • Human Resources Leadership
  • Human Resources Operations
  • Library Services
  • Mobility
  • Non-Restaurant Food Service Provider Operations
  • Nursing Services
  • Payroll
  • Personal Care Services
  • Physician Services
  • Property Management
  • Property, Facilities & Asset Security
  • Quality Management Leadership
  • Real Estate Acquisition, Planning & Development
  • Restaurant & Hotel/Resort Operations
  • Road Transportation
  • Safety Services
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Talent Management & Organization Development
  • Technical Project/Program Management
  • Training & Development (Internal)

This survey is powered by Mercer Job Library. Learn more or view Mercer Job Library FAQs for more details. Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN® , giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters.


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Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in the 2017 Canada MBD: Corporate Services and Human Resources Compensation survey here.

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Position List & Sample Report

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Sample Report
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2018 Participation

2018 Survey Participation is now closed. View the Survey Schedule tab for your next opportunity to participate. Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs and is not required to purchase results. To learn more about how you can become a participant, please contact us. As a survey participant, you do receive key benefits:

  • A discount on survey results!
  • An exclusive invitation to survey events - attend results webcasts and meetings where Mercer consultants will review the results and identify market trends and factors. You'll also be able to ask questions directly related to your organization.
  • Ensure your data is included in the market results - easily determine your market position with customized reports that compare your company data to your peers.
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