US MBD: Corporate Services & Human Resources Survey

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Everyone is asked to do more with less - as human resource professionals know all too well. From struggling to find and motivate top talent to keeping up with today's exhausting pace of change, the HR function is evolving as companies seek transformation through leveraging technology and prioritizing the employee experience. That's why top HR professionals are more important now than ever before. As you look toward the future, make sure you have the salary data for essential positions and emerging roles in HR to support the ongoing development of a strong team, one that can help drive business priorities forward and meet the needs of employees.

The Corporate Services & Human Resources Survey component of the US MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database includes employee compensation data collected for more than 1,000 positions. Access data by position, industry, geography, and more. Whether you're comparing base salary levels for a family of jobs or benchmarking individual jobs, this survey provides current, reliable information to support informed compensation decision making to attract and retain the HR professionals you need today to drive you into the future.

Access valuable compensation data across several position families, such as:

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Human Resources
  • Project/Program Management
  • Real Estate Management, Property Development & Investment


Are you ready to create a high-performance HR team to drive you into the future?

Participation open: March – April

Data effective: April 1

Results publish: August

2023 Results Available

  • 1,067 positions published
  • USD 1,775 – 4,505
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 1,537
  • # Positions Published: 1,067
  • # Organizations: 3,051
  • # Observations: 1,217,043

Based on data from the 2023 US MBD: Corporate Services & Human Resources Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • FLSA Status
  • Long-term Incentive Eligibility and Grants
  • Organization Data
  • Short-term Incentive Eligibility and Amounts
  • Years in Organization
  • Years in Position

Data Analyzed


  • 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

Organization Size

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

Position Families Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

Position Families Analyzed

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence
  • General Management
  • Healthcare/Pharmacy Services
  • Hospitality (Food Service & Lodging)
  • Human Resources
  • Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
  • Real Estate Management, Property Development & Investment
  • Transportation Services

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Administration & Secretarial
  • Air Transportation
  • Behavioral Health/Social Services
  • Business Process/Service Quality
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs Generalists
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs Leadership
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Data Management, Processing & Analytics (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Employee Communications & Collaboration
  • Employee/Labor Relations & Diversity
  • Facilities Management & Planning
  • Facilities Refurbishment, Repair & Maintenance
  • Facilities/Grounds, Custodial, Cleaning & Laundry
  • Food & Beverage Preparation/Table Service
  • Food Planning & Development
  • General Business Project/Program Management
  • General Business Quality Management
  • General Real Estate Management
  • Human Resources (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Human Resources Generalists
  • Human Resources Leadership
  • Human Resources Operations
  • Library Services
  • Mobility
  • Non-Restaurant Food Service Provider Operations
  • Nursing Services
  • Payroll
  • Personal Care Services
  • Physician Services
  • Property Management
  • Property, Facilities & Asset Security
  • Quality Management Leadership
  • Real Estate Acquisition, Planning & Development
  • Restaurant & Hotel/Resort Operations
  • Road Transportation
  • Safety Services
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Talent Management & Organization Development
  • Technical Project/Program Management
  • Training & Development (Internal)

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Participating Companies

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2023 Survey Participation

2023 survey participation is now closed. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. Survey participation is open to all organizations and is not required to purchase results.

Key Dates:

  • Participation opens March 1, 2023
  • Participation closes May 4, 2023

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
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events

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  • Sub TitleElevate your human resources team
  • Short DescriptionLeverage salary data for HR positions to ensure market competitiveness.
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