US MBD: Manufacturing & Operations Survey

Ensure your compensation strategy is competitive

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Automation, technology, and increasing use of predictive analytics are transforming the manufacturing industry. As technology advances, new jobs are emerging, existing roles are changing, and employers are seeking and developing new skills for their workforce. A competitive pay strategy is key to finding and keeping the talent that will embrace these changes and stay ahead of your competition.

The Manufacturing & Operations Survey section of the US MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database allows you to benchmark your pay with salary data for 568 positions representing more than 2,000 organizations. Understand your competitive position compared to the market as a whole, or refine the data by geography, company size, and more. The survey covers all career streams and job families, including:

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Engineering & Science
  • Human Resources
  • Production & Skilled Trades
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
Secure the talent you need to move ahead.

Participation open: March – April

Data effective: April 1

Results publish: August


2022 Results Available

  • 581 positions published
  • USD 1,625 – 4,125
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 936
  • # Positions Published: 581
  • # Organizations: 2,154
  • # Observations: 887,726

Based on data from the 2022 US MBD: Manufacturing & Operations 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
  • Operating Expenses/Budget Number of Employees

Position Families Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

Position Families Analyzed

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Engineering & Science
  • Human Resources
  • Legal, Compliance & Audit
  • Production & Skilled Trades
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Business Process/Service Quality
  • Compliance
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologists & Technicians
  • Facilities Management & Planning
  • General Business Project/Program Management
  • Heavy Equipment & Construction Trades
  • Human Resources Generalists
  • Machine Operations
  • Manufacturing Plant Management
  • Manufacturing Production, Processing & Assembly
  • Manufacturing/Product Quality
  • Production Planning & Control
  • Quality Management Leadership
  • Repair & Maintenance Trades
  • Technical Product Development/Research Operations

This survey is powered by Mercer Job Library. 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. Your survey purchase includes access for three (3) Mercer WIN® users. If you need additional users, they can be added during checkout.

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2022 US MBD: Manufacturing & Operations Survey USD 1,625 USD 4,125

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  • Survey purchase includes access for three (3) users. Additional users may be added during checkout for USD 200 each per module/survey.
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Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in the US MBD: Manufacturing & Operations Survey here.

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

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Sample Report

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2023 Survey Participation

2023 survey participation opens soon. 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 April 28, 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

Product Participant Non-Participant
2023 US MBD: Manufacturing & Operations Survey USD 1,775 USD 4,505

To learn more about how you can become a participant, please contact us.

Survey Schedule

  • Participation Open: March 1
  • Participation Deadline: May 6
  • Data Effective Date: April 1
  • Report Available: August
  • IsOrderingSetYes
  • Ordering TypeWIN
  • Enable ParticipationYes
  • Participation Start Date03/01/2023
  • Participation End Date04/28/2023
  • RegionUS
  • Sub TitleEnsure your compensation strategy is competitive
  • Short DescriptionSalary data for key positions within the manufacturing industry.
  • CounterPart_SKUSKU_7395

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