Incentives Around the World

Ensure your incentives programs are helping to drive organizational objectives are aligned to your total rewards strategy

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An effectively designed incentive plan can help drive individual performance and steer your company toward success. But understanding how incentives contribute to the total rewards package across your global workforce can be time-consuming, unless you have data that can help you identify which incentives are typically provided in your markets of operation.

Understand how incentive targets differ between 123 markets across the globe with the Incentives Around the World report. With information on short-term, sales, and long-term incentives, you will gain perspective on which of these incentives are commonly offered and how payouts differ by career level. Take a deeper dive into short-term incentives by comparing by job family and industry.

Published: March 2023

Next Release: March 2024

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Annual total cash pay mix

  • Portion of base salary, allowances, short-term incentives

Short-term and sales incentives

  • Eligibility
  • Percentage receiving
  • Actual as a percentage of base salary
  • Target as a percentage of base salary

Long-term incentives

  • Eligibility
  • Percentage receiving
  • Actual as a percentage of base salary (Black-Scholes and Accounting Cost Method)

Long-term incentive plans

  • Prevalence of LTI vehicles
  • Vesting types and criteria
  • LTI plan structure
  • Performance measures


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  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States
  • Uruguay

Asia Pacific

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

Europe, Middle East and Africa

  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Cameroon
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • Estonia
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Gabon
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Ghana
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iran
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan-Almaty
  • Kenya
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia
  • Lebanon
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Netherlands
  • Nigeria
  • North Macedonia
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Romania
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tanzania
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine-Kiev
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • Uzbekistan
  • Zambia
Note: Job family and the industry data are not available for all markets.

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