US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector

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The price of a barrel of oil is volatile, but is your HR compensation, benefits, and policies keeping up with the market demands of human capital? New roles are emerging with renewable energy and technology and organizations continue with M&A activities to remain ahead in the market. Understanding which jobs are critical, which benefits are competitive, which skills and policies are in the market will allow your organization to offer a robust employee experience and a higher level of employee engagement. Position your organization for the future and spend salary budgets wisely with a data-backed total rewards strategy that helps you secure the talent you need.

Assess your competitive market position with data from the US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector. Ensure you have the right compensation package for your current and future employees with this energy industry survey containing industry compensation data for 1,595 positions from nearly 400 organizations across the United States. Since Mercer understands your need to peer against industry subsectors, we offer data by:

  • Upstream – Oil & Gas Exploration and Production
  • Midstream – Pipeline/Transport & Storage
  • Downstream – Refining and Distribution
  • Drilling
  • Energy Marketing & Trading
  • Chemical
  • Renewables sector
  • Services & Equipment
  • Utilities
Are you ready to redefine your compensation strategy?
Survey Modules* # of Positions Published
# of Organizations
General Benchmark 796 389
Chemical 115 266
Cross Segment 538 375
Downstream Servicing 121 259
Energy Trading 27 140
Field and Hourly 167 276
Policy N/A 83
Upstream and Midstream 67 172
Utilities and Renewable Energy 97 253

*Note: Table above is based off of 2021 MTCS survey stats.

Participation open: March – May

Data effective: April 1

Results publish: September


2021 Results Available

  • 1,595 positions published
  • USD 1,250 – 30,000
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 4,062
  • # Positions Published: 1,595
  • # Organizations: 397
  • # Observations: 230,991

Based on data from the 2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • Long-Term Incentive Data
  • Organization Data
  • Short-Term Incentive Data

Data Analyzed

Geographic Location

  • Midwest - East North Central
  • Midwest - West North Central
  • Northeast - Middle Atlantic
  • Northeast - New England
  • South - East South Central
  • South - South Atlantic
  • South - West South Central
  • Texas
  • West - Mountain
  • West - Pacific

Industry Segments

  • Chemical
  • Drilling
  • Energy Marketing and Trading
  • Exploration and Production
  • Other
  • Pipeline/Transmission
  • Refining
  • Renewables
  • Services and Equipment
  • Utilities

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.

Pricing

Product Participant Non-Participant
2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector – All Modules USD 10,000 USD 30,000
2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - General Benchmark USD 1,550 USD 4,650
2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Chemical USD 1,250 USD 3,750
2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Cross Segment USD 1,550 USD 4,600
2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Downstream and Servicing USD 1,250 USD 3,750
2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Energy Trading USD 1,250 USD 3,750
2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Field and Hourly USD 1,250 USD 3,750
2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Policy USD 1,250 USD 3,750
2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Upstream and Midstream USD 1,250 USD 3,750
2021 US MTCS | Mercer Total Compensation Survey for the Energy Sector - Utilities and Revewable Energy USD 1,250 USD 3,750

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