Canada MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database

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As an HR leader, you have the ability to help your employees' careers with an effective rewards strategy. How you design and deliver this strategy could be the difference between your company's success and your competitor's.

Evaluate and create competitive compensation plans with the Canada MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database. Use this data to analyze 458,800+ employee observations across 21 position families to understand exactly how to pay. Benchmark your compensation strategy against all organizations, or narrow the data by:

  • Industry
  • Geographic location
  • Company size (assets, gross premiums, net revenue, operating expenses/budget, revenue/sales, total employment)

These compensation metrics are available within nine survey modules to ensure you have the vital market data for the position(s) that you need.

Rethink your employee rewards strategy to unlock your workforce potential.
  • Product Details
  • 2021 Survey Participation
  • Pricing / Buy Now
  • Schedule
  • Position List & Sample Report
  • Participating Companies
  • 2018 Participation

Product Details

Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 8,794
  • # Positions Published: 3,612
  • # Organizations: 1,073
  • # Observations: 515,084

Based on data from the 2020 Canada MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database. 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

Industry

  • 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

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan
  • National
  • Regional

Career Streams Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

Organization Size

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

Position Families Analyzed

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Construction
  • Consumer & Commercial Banking
  • Creative & Design
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing & Business Intelligence
  • Engineering & Science
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Healthcare/Pharmacy Services
  • Hospitality (Food Service & Lodging)
  • Human Resources
  • Insurance
  • IT, Telecom & Intranet
  • Legal, Compliance & Audit
  • Production & Skilled Trades
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
  • Real Estate Management, Property Development & Investment
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management
  • Supply Chain

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.

2021 Survey Participation

Data Submission Tools

Participate Online
Job Matching Booklet

Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs. To participate, click the ‘Participate Online’ link above and follow the steps provided. Rest assured that the importance of your data security is not taken lightly at Mercer, so we take the utmost precautions to protect it.

What's new in 2021

Data for this survey will be collected through Mercer Data Connector, an innovative online platform created to simplify the participation process with easy data importing, real-time data validation, and more.

The Canada Contact Center & Customer Service Compensation and Policy Surveys will become modules within the Canada MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database - giving you data for contact centre positions, to further enhance your compensation strategy. 

Why should you participate?

  • Align your pay to the market.
  • Maximize your budget by making informed decisions to ensure you are not overpaying or underpaying.
  • Identify “hot jobs” and areas of focus for your company.
  • Secure a significant discount on survey results.
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events.

2021 survey schedule

  • Participation opens: March 1
  • Participation closes: May 28
  • Results available: September

Note: we will not extend participation past the close date. Please contact us to learn more about our participation services to ensure you meet the deadline.


Participation Webinar

Attend a participation webinar or watch a recording to better understand the submission process and the survey data that is collected.

Canada Webinars & Events

2021 survey pricing

Product Participant Non-Participant
Canada MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database (includes ALL modules below) CAD $10,500 CAD $21,000
Canada MBD: Executive, Management and Professional (EMP) CAD $2,500 CAD $6,450
Canada MBD: Corporate Services and Human Resources CAD $1,750 CAD $4,465
Canada MBD: Engineering and Design CAD $2,200 CAD $5,675
Canada MBD: Executive CAD $2,500 CAD $6,450
Canada MBD: Finance, Accounting and Legal CAD $1,750 CAD $4,465
Canada MBD: Information Technology CAD $2,200 CAD $5,060
Canada MBD: Logistics and Supply Chain CAD $1,750 CAD $4,515
Canada MBD: Manufacturing and Operations CAD $1,750 CAD $4,465
Canada MBD: Sales, Marketing and Communications CAD $1,750 CAD $4,465
Canada MBD: Contact Center & Customer Serice CAD $1,750 CAD $5,060
Canada MBD: Contact Center Policy CAD $550 CAD $1,650

Pricing

Product Participant Non-participant
2020 Canada MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database CAD 9,600 CAD 19,200
2020 Canada MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database — MBD Flex
(any six modules)
CAD 8,400 CAD 17,630

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Please note:

  • Additional users may be added during checkout for CAD 220 each per module/survey.
  • Individuals or companies using Mercer data for consulting services or commercial purposes are subject to different rates. Please call for more information.
  • 2019 results will be available upon survey release (late August)

Schedule

  • Participation open: March 1
  • Participation deadline: May 28
  • Date Effective: April 1
  • Results publish: September

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

View the position list and descriptions included in this HR compensation survey to optimize your ongoing compensation and benchmarking efforts.

Sample Report

View a sample report of this survey to see what´s included and learn how easy it is to streamline your salary benchmarking efforts.

Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in the 2017 Canada MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database here.

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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