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 tech professionals is critical for long-term success and sustainability. Reliable pay data to better understand the average tech salary, whether for a cloud engineer or a cybersecurity professional, is essential for securing your tech workforce for the future.

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 1,100 IT positions, covering all levels and career streams, representing over 2,600 companies.

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
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Participation open: March - May

Results publish: August


2021 Results Available

  • 1,157 positions published
  • USD 2,300 – 6,025
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 1,982
  • # Positions Published: 1,157
  • # Organizations: 2,683
  • # Observations: 665,719

Based on data from the 2021 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

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.

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  • 2021 results are now available.

Survey Schedule

  • Participation open: March 1
  • Participation deadline: May 14
  • Date Effective: March 1
  • Results publish: August

Participating Companies

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

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

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

Sample Report

View a sample report of this IT salary survey for a glimpse at what’s included.

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2021 Participation

2021 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.

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  • Align your pay to the market.
  • Maximize your budget by making informed decisions to ensure you are not overpaying or underpaying.
  • Identify “hot jobs” and areas of focus for your company.
  • Secure a significant discount on survey results.
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events.

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