US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information Technology Survey

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Technology is at the forefront as companies have accelerated their digital journey in all areas — internal operations and the customer and employee experience. Faced with the pressure to be innovative and develop never before seen advantages, while still providing core support like automating legacy processes, organizations need skilled tech talent to drive success in the future. Finding and keeping talented IT professionals is critical for long-term success and sustainability. Reliable pay data is essential for securing your workforce for the future.

Mercer has collaborated with Gartner — America’s preeminent authority on IT — to bring you the US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information Technology Survey. Access the most reliable salary data available for over 1,000 IT positions, covering all levels and career streams, representing over 2,300 companies across industries.

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

  • Company size (number of employees, net revenue/sales, or operating expenses/budget)
  • Geographic location
  • Industry

Current, reliable data
In light of the economic and workforce changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Mercer conducted a “data refresh” in July to address any market movement that occurred after the initial survey participation period. You will receive the results of the refresh free with your purchase. This added step to ensure you have access to the most current, reliable data means you can move forward confidently with your pay decisions knowing that your data accurately reflects the market.

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Participation Open: February – April

Results Publish: August


2020 Results Available

  • 1,040 positions published
  • USD 2,300 – 4,600
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 1,939
  • # Positions Published: 1,040
  • # Organizations: 2,350
  • # Observations: 436,346

Based on data from the 2020 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

Industry

  • 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

Career Streams 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
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management
  • Supply Chain

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • 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 Technicians
  • Field Sales & Account Management
  • 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 & 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
  • Science Technical Research
  • Software Product Engineering
  • Technical Project/Program Management
  • Telecommunications Network Planning, Operations & Site Acquisition
  • Web/New Media Creative & User Interface Design

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  • 2020 results are available for purchase and will be delivered upon survey release (mid-August).

Survey Schedule

  • Participation Opens: February 3
  • Participation Deadline: April 24
  • Date Effective: March 1
  • Report Available: August

Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in the 2020 US MBD: Mercer/Gartner Information Technology Survey here.

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

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Sample Report

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2020 Survey Participation

2020 Survey Participation is now closed. Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs and is not required to purchase results. The act of submitting data to a survey is known as survey participation and your company is then viewed as a participant. To learn more about how you can become a participant, please contact us. As a survey participant, you do receive key benefits:

  • A discount on survey results!
  • An exclusive invitation to survey events - attend results webcasts 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 determine your market position with customized reports that compare your company data to your peers.
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