US MBD: Long-Term Incentive and Equity Report

Motivate your employees to grow with your organization

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Your long term incentive plan is essential for motivating key employees to remain loyal to your company. These plans can help your organization achieve its strategic objectives by keeping employees highly invested in their careers.

The US MBD: Long-Term Incentive (LTI) and Equity Report allows you to benchmark your LTI rewards strategy against more than 3,200 organizations from 14 different industries. Further analyze the data by company size, ownership type, organization type, and career streams. You can benchmark your long term incentive plan by:

  • LTI as a percent of base salary
  • Percent eligible for LTI
  • Total cash compensation
  • Total direct compensation
  • And more
Have your employees bought in to long-term company growth?

Participation open: March – April

Data effective: April 1

Results publish: September

2023 Results Available

  • 3,220 organizations
  • USD 3,450 - 14,900
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Survey Statistics

  • # Organizations: 3,220
  • # Observations: 6,389,502

Based on data from the 2023 US MBD: Long-Term Incentive and Equity Report

Data Collected

  • Assets
  • Base Salary
  • Gross Premiums (for insurance companies)
  • Long-term Incentive as Percent of Base Salary
  • Long-term Incentive - Receiving
  • Net Revenue (Healthcare Organizations only)
  • Net Sale Revenue
  • Number of Employees (Full-time Equivalents)
  • Operating Expenses/Budget
  • Percent Eligible for Long-Term Incentive
  • Total Cash Compensation (Actual)
  • Total Direct Compensation (Actual) - Receivers
  • Total Direct Compensation (Target) - Receivers

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

  • National

Organization Type

  • Division
  • Multi-Profit Centre (Group)
  • Parent Company/Independent Company/Corporate
  • Subsidiary

Ownership Type

  • Government and Broader Public Sector (including Crown Corporations)
  • Joint Venture
  • Not-for-Profit
  • Publicly Traded on a Stock Exchange
  • Privately Owned Organization

Organization Size

  • Assets
  • Gross Premiums
  • Market Capitalization
  • Net Revenue (Healthcare Organizations Only)
  • Net Sales Revenue
  • Operating Expenses/Budget
  • Total FTE's (Full-Time Equivalents)

Career Streams Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

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Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in this long term incentive plans report here.

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Sample report

View a sample report of this long term incentive compensation report to see what's included, and learn how easy it is to streamline your salary benchmarking efforts.

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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