US Compensation Planning Survey

Current information on important topics related to compensation planning

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So many things in our world are changing. It can be difficult to keep up with relevant compensation trends and how they impact your organization. You need reliable compensation planning insights to help you navigate through this unique labor market.

In a series of brief surveys, you'll access key data points like annual increase budgets, structure adjustments and incentive usage that meet your immediate compensation planning needs. By participating in the survey, you will automatically receive the results for free when they publish.

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If you would like more details on the Mercer US Compensation Planning Survey please contact us at 800-333-3070.

Need compensation planning data in Canada? Access the Canada Compensation Planning Survey for insights to help with pay decisions in that country.

Compensation Planning Survey Information

November Edition

Survey participation: October 24 – November 11

Survey publication: November

Topics Covered: 2023 projected salary increase budgets, structure adjustments, promotional budget, and off-cycle increase budgets. Executive incentives and benefits.

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November 2022 results

Recession fears don’t seem to be impacting increase budgets

Employers are increasing pay outside of the annual cycle

Prior results

How much larger will increase budgets be for 2023?

Actual increases were higher than predicted

Compensation is going up. But is it enough?

First look at increase budgets for North America

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  • Sub TitleCurrent information on important topics related to compensation planning
  • Ordering TypeHard Copy Advanced
  • IsOrderingSetNo
  • Enable ParticipationYes
  • Participation Start Date03/13/2023
  • Participation End Date03/24/2023
  • Compensation GridShow
  • Short DescriptionCurrent & projected data on pay increases, structure adjustments, and more.
  • RegionUS
  • CounterPart_SKUSKU_7372

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