US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information Technology Survey

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Today everyone is competing for tech talent, regardless of industry - particularly as transformation becomes more dependent on digitization. As companies accelerate their digital journey in all areas of internal operations and the customer and employee experience, finding and keeping talented tech professionals is critical for your organization's long-term success and sustainability.

Mercer has collaborated with Gartner — America’s preeminent authority on IT — to bring you the Information Technology salary survey portion of the US MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database . With this tech salary survey, access the most reliable salary data available for over 1,300 IT positions, covering all levels and career streams, representing over 2,800 companies. With exceptional data you can solve the pay challenges of an evolving workforce.

Understand your competitive position compared to the market as a whole or refine the IT salary survey data by:

  • Company size (number of employees, net revenue/sales, or operating expenses/budget)
  • Geographic location
  • Industry
Harness trusted IT compensation data to prepare your workforce for the future.

Participation open: March – April

Data effective : April 1

Results publish: August

2023 Results Available

  • 1,334 positions published
  • USD 2,700 – 7,065
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 1,997
  • # Positions Published: 1,334
  • # Organizations: 2,847
  • # Observations: 982,183

Based on data from the 2023 US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information technology 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
  • Number of Employees
  • Operating Expenses/Budget

Position Families Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

Position Families Analyzed

  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Creative & Design
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence
  • Engineering & Science
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • IT, Telecom & Internet
  • Legal, Compliance & Audit
  • Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management
  • Supply Chain

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Advertising Creative, Design & Production
  • Back-End Transaction/Data Processing
  • Business Process/Service Quality
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs Generalists
  • Compliance
  • Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence Management
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologists & Technicians
  • Field Sales & Account Management
  • Human Resources (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Information Systems Administration & Reporting
  • Information Systems Architecture
  • Information Systems Operations & Production Control
  • Internal Audit
  • Internal Data Engineering & Warehousing
  • IT Applications Development
  • IT Business Systems Analysts
  • IT Consulting
  • IT Infrastructure & Applications (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • IT Infrastructure & Systems Administration
  • IT Security
  • IT Systems Configuration & Programming
  • IT User Support
  • IT, Telecom & Internet Generalists
  • IT, Telecom & Internet Leadership
  • Management Accounting
  • Procurement
  • Product Marketing & Management
  • Risk Management
  • Science Technical Research
  • Software Product Engineering
  • Technical Product Development/Research Operations
  • Technical Project/Program Management
  • Telecommunications Network Planning, Operations & Site Acquisition
  • Web/New Media Creative & User Interface Design

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Participating Companies

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Position List & Sample Report

Position List

View the position list and descriptions included in this survey, as your information technology salary guide.

Sample Report

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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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