US IHP: Health Insurance Compensation Survey Suite

Incentivize top talent with a comprehensive compensation strategy

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From AI-driven tools used to set premiums more accurately, to increased telehealth options, this year has brought change to the healthcare sector like never before. In order to stay at the forefront of the industry, it’s essential that you attract and retain the right talent equipped with the proper skillsets. A data-driven approach is the key to doing so effectively.

The US IHP: Health Insurance Compensation Survey Suite allows you to benchmark your compensation strategy against the market by leveraging salary data from more than 120 health insurance/managed care organizations.

Analyze information by position for:

  • Base salary
  • Incentive
  • Total cash compensation
  • Total direct compensation
Are you ready to strengthen your compensation strategy in a changing market?

Participation Open: February – April

Results Publish: August

2020 Results Available

  • 407 positions published
  • USD 1,700 – 14,250
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Position list

Survey Modules # of Positions Surveyed # of Organizations
Executives 84 91
Operations 256 120
Sales and Marketing 81 97
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  • # Positions Surveyed: 421
  • # Positions Published: 407
  • # Organizations: 122
  • # Observations: 242,631

Based on data from the 2020 US IHP: Health Insurance Compensation Survey Suite. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Salary
  • Incentive
  • Total Cash Compensation
  • Total Direct Compensation

Data Analyzed

  • BlueCross BlueShield vs Non-BCBS Organizations
  • Ownership
  • Revenue / Sales

Position Families Analyzed

  • Claims/member services
  • Corporate Support
  • E-business
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • Legal/compliance
  • Medical executives
  • Provider network
  • Quality management
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Senior governing executives
  • Special services/product lines

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

Compensation Questionnaire
Frequently Asked Questions
Job Matching Booklet

To participate in a survey, simply download, complete, and submit the compensation questionnaire provided above. You can 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

14 new positions have been added to further enhance your compensation strategy, such as:

  • Broker Relations
  • Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans
  • Stop Loss Reinsurance 

2021 survey participation is now open!

Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Please submit your completed questionnaire before the deadline to participate in the 2021 survey.

Why should you participate?

  • A discount on survey results! Survey participants lock-in preferred pricing with data submission.
  • Receive an exclusive invitation to survey events, including results webinars 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 see the go-forward state and determine your market position with customized reports that compare your company data to your peers.

2021 survey schedule

  • Participation opens: February 26
  • Participation closes: April 16
  • Results available: August

Participation Webinar

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

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2021 survey pricing

Product Participant Non-Participant
2021 US IHP: Health Insurance Compensation Survey Suite (All Modules) USD 5,000 USD 15,000
2021 US IHP: Health Insurance Executives Compensation Survey (Module 1) USD 1,900 USD 5,700
2021 US IHP: Health Insurance Operations Compensation Survey (Module 2) USD 1,900 USD 5,700
2021 US IHP: Health Insurance Sales and Marketing Compensation Survey (Module 3) USD 1,800 USD 5,400


Product Participant Non-Participant
2020 US IHP – Health Insurance Executives Compensation Survey (Module 1) USD 1,800 USD 5,400
2020 US IHP – Health Insurance Operations Compensation Survey (Module 2) USD 1,800 USD 5,400
2020 US IHP – Health Insurance Sales and Marketing Compensation Survey (Module 3) USD 1,700 USD 5,100
2020 US IHP – Health Insurance Compensation Survey Suite (all 3 modules) USD 4,750 USD 14,250

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US IHP: Health Insurance Compensation Survey Suite

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Please note:

  • Additional users may be added during checkout for USD 200 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.
  • 2020 results are available for purchase and will be delivered upon survey release (mid-August).

Survey Schedule

  • Questionnaire Distributed: February 26
  • Participation Deadline: April 16
  • Data Effective Date: April 1
  • Report Available: August

Participating Companies

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Position List & Sample Report

Position List

View the position list and descriptions included in this IHP health insurance salary survey.

Sample Report

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  • Ordering TypeMultiLevelMultiSelection
  • RegionUS
  • Sub TitleIncentivize top talent with a comprehensive compensation strategy
  • Short DescriptionSalary data for 400+ health insurance/managed care positions across 3 modules.

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