Global Compensation Planning

Understand the economic climate and salary increase trends to optimize your global compensation planning

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Scarcity of talent, new ways of working, and broadening competition are making it increasingly critical that HR understand how to retain top performers while also attracting new talent. Plan with confidence using robust compensation data and insights from the Mercer Global Compensation Planning Report.

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Optimize your compensation strategy

Gain insight into salary increase budgets and economic data from the previous, current and upcoming years to ensure that you budget appropriately, based on your talent needs, no matter where you operate.

Whether you're creating a new salary structure or determining how your budgets compare with your competitors, take a more surgical approach using reliable annual compensation planning data for more than 140 markets.

Robust budget planning information

  • GDP, inflation, and unemployment rates
  • Salary planning review frequency
  • Actual, budgeted, or forecasted salary increase budgets      
  • Mandatory pay increase schemes
  • Promotional salary range increases

Published: April 2022 (Online/Excel); April 2022 (PDF)

Next release: July 2022

File format(s): Online, PDF, Excel

USD 700 to 3,600

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This product is included in the Talent All Access® Portal, your single source for 20+ best selling reports at a 65% discount!

The global online option is updated quarterly and includes access to all markets in an easy to use, online format, as well as downloadable Excel files and PDFs! New in 2022: the global online option is also available in Spanish!

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2022 Global online USD 3,000
2022 Global online industry USD 3,600
2022 Global Excel industry USD 2,000
2022 Region Excel USD 1,000
2022 United States PDF USD 700

The global online subscription includes 12 months' access for up to 5 users; including access to Excel download files, PDF reports, and all updates during that period. Data are updated four times per year (end of January, April, July and October) for available markets. Data is available in English and Spanish. Additional users may be added for a fee.

Global online industries available are Consumer Goods, Energy, Technology, Life Sciences, or Manufacturing. This option includes access to market data from the global online option, plus all available market data for the selected industry. Global Excel industry reports release four times per year: end of January, April, July and October. Price is for a single release. The report includes market-level data for up to 14 industries, provided minimum sample size thresholds are met.

Region Excel editions release four times per year: end of January, April, July and October. Price is for a single release. Regions available are Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, or Middle East & Africa.

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Available markets


  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Mexico-Bajio
  • Mexico-Monterrey-Saltillo
  • Mexico-Reynosa
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • United States
  • Uruguay

Asia Pacific

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • China-Beijing
  • China-Changsha
  • China-Changzhou
  • China-Chengdu
  • China-Chongqing
  • China-Dalian
  • China-Guangdong
  • China-Hangzhou-Ningbo
  • China-Hefei-Wuhu
  • China-Nanjing
  • China-Qingdao
  • China-Shanghai
  • China-Shenyang-Changchun
  • China-Suzhou
  • China-Tianjin
  • China-Wuhan
  • China-Wuxi
  • China-Xiamen-Fuzhou
  • China-Xian
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
    • Mongolia*
    • Myanmar
    • New Zealand
    • Pakistan
    • Philippines
    • Singapore
    • South Korea
    • Sri Lanka
    • Taiwan
    • Thailand
    • Vietnam


    • Albania*
    • Armenia
    • Austria
    • Azerbaijan
    • Belarus
    • Belgium
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Bulgaria
    • Croatia
    • Cyprus
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Finland
    • France
    • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland*
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Kazakhstan
  • Latvia
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Moldova
  • Montenegro*
  • Netherlands
  • North Macedonia
    • Norway
    • Poland
    • Portugal
    • Romania
    • Russia
    • Serbia
    • Slovakia
    • Slovenia
    • Spain
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • Turkey
    • Ukraine
    • United Kingdom
    • Uzbekistan

    Middle East and Africa

    • Algeria
    • Angola
    • Bahrain
    • Botswana
    • Cameroon
    • Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Egypt
    • Ethiopia
    • Gabon
    • Ghana
    • Guinea
    • Iraq
    • Israel
    • Ivory Coast
    • Jordan
    • Kenya
    • Kuwait
    • Lebanon
    • Libya*
    • Madagascar
    • Malawi
    • Mauritius
    • Morocco
    • Mozambique
    • Namibia
    • Nigeria
    • Oman
    • Qatar
    • Rwanda
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Senegal
    • South Africa
    • Tanzania
    • Tunisia
    • Uganda
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Yemen
    • Zambia
    • Zimbabwe

    *Data are available via GCPR Online only.

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