Canada Millennial Perks Survey

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30% of the current workforce is made up of millennials, and that number will continue to grow! Millennials offer companies diverse ideas, skill sets, and values that have been shaped by a rapidly changing world. In return, millennials want flexibility and perks that fit their lifestyle along with a competitive salary. Understanding what drives this increasingly important segment of the population as you plan for the workforce of the future is critical to success.

Enhance your benefits package with the Canada Millennial Perks Survey. From perk types like comfort, social, personal, amenities, and culture, understand what this generation truly wants in the workplace. Benchmark your total rewards strategy across 14 industries. Entice this workforce segment using robust data that reports:

  • Perks offered by organizations
  • Perks that best retain millennials
  • Perk families that are most important to millennials
  • Perks that millennials find most valuable
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Survey Statistics

  • # Organizations: 45

Based on data from the 2018 Canada Millennial Perks Survey.

Data Collected

  • Key elements organizations could do that they currently are not doing to ensure millennials remain with the company
  • Perks offered by organizations
  • Perks that best retain millennials
  • Perk families that are most important to millennials
  • Perks that millennials find most valuable

List of Perks


  • Break area activities (i.e. TV, games, etc.)
  • Chair massages
  • Comfort/privacy rooms
  • 'Employee of the Month' parking space
  • Free breakfast and/or lunch every day
  • Free snacks
  • Housing financial assistance
  • Paid fitness/gym memberships
  • Sporting event tickets
  • Standing workstation
  • Use of Company car
  • Social
  • Book/Literature clubs
  • Employee sports teams
  • Group retreats
  • Organized community service efforts
  • Paid leave for volunteering
  • Participation in Corporate Challenges (races, basketball games, 'escape' challenges, etc.)
  • Philanthropic giving programs, including employer contribution match
  • Regularly sponsored networking opportunities
  • Sponsorship of hobby and activity groups
  • Personal
  • Birthday card/gift
  • Childcare assistance
  • Clearly defined working hours
  • Continuing education or training stipend
  • Flex hours
  • Flexible holidays
  • Healthy lifestyle rewards (i.e. $500 a year for maintaining healthy lifestyle)
  • Maternity/Paternity/Parental Leave
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Student loan repayment
  • Summer hours
  • Telecommuting/Work from home
  • Tolerance of facial hair
  • Tolerance of fashion hair colors, tattoos, and/or piercings
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Amenity
  • Bring your pet to work
  • Full financial counseling/Tax return preparation
  • Local businesses discounts
  • On-site dry cleaning
  • On-site fitness facilities
  • Paid/Subsidized Parking
  • Personal cellphone stipend
  • Personal postage/shipping
  • Pet insurance
  • Subsidized public transportation
  • Technology discounts
  • Travel discounts
  • Use of company equipment for personal achievement
  • Wearable Wellness (Fitbits)
  • Worksite fitness classes (In-Office Yoga and Zumba)
  • Culture
  • Career development program
  • Challenging and rewarding work
  • Compensation/Competitive Pay
  • Consistent and transparent feedback
  • Emphasis on 'start-up' mentality
  • External training/Professional development
  • Free lunch on your birthday
  • Freedom to be creative, take initiative
  • Leadership mentoring
  • Opportunity for one-on-one time with company executives
  • Personal time for projects outside of the organization
  • Recognition programs
  • Regular feedback surveys
  • Respectful sharing of ideas and opinions
  • Transparency and open dialogue regarding company initiatives
  • Transparency in the decision-making processes

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

Formerly the North America Millennial Pay-for-Perks Survey, it has been split into separate US and Canada surveys to better reflect the regional trends, insights, and participating organizations included. For the US Millennial survey data, please click here.

Survey results are delivered in a published PDF format to your account under My Downloads.


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Please note that the Canada Millennial Perks Survey will no longer be conducted.

  • Data Effective Date: March 1, 2018

2018 Participation

2018 survey participation opens soon! Participation for the 2018 North America Millennial Pay-for-Perks survey begins in May. Please check back at that time to download your submission form. Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs and is not required to purchase results. 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.
  • Customized reports that compare your company data to your peers to help you easily determine your market position.
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