US Mercer SIRS® – Benchmark Survey

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Your employees are at the heart of everything you do. As an HR leader, shape your business with an effective compensation strategy that motivates and attracts the right talent. A reliable, relevant source for market data is essential to making salary decisions with confidence.

Covering two major industries (High Technology– STEM, and Life Sciences), the Benchmark Survey is the foundation of the SIRS Survey Suite. Evaluate and create competitive compensation plans with market data collected from 800+ organizations, ranging from entry-level to first-level executive.

Use the data to analyze cross-industry and industry-specific jobs present in most organizations as well as unparalleled coverage for highly specialized scientific and technical jobs. With this benchmark survey you can compare your talent strategy against 3,727 positions.

Are you ready to unlock your organization’s potential?
Survey Modules # of Positions Published # of Organizations
High Technology – STEM
2,384 263
Life Sciences 2,569 355

*Note: Table above is based off of 2022 SIRS Benchmark survey stats.

Participation open: March – May

Data effective: April 1

Results publish: September


2022 Results Available

  • 3,727 positions published
  • USD 12,000

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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 5,652
  • # Positions Published: 3,727
  • # Organizations: 807
  • # Observations: 2,174,267

Based on data from the 2022 US Mercer SIRS® – Benchmark Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • FLSA Status
  • Job Titles
  • Long-term Incentive Eligibility and Grants
  • Organization Data
  • Salary Range and Grade
  • Short-term Incentive Eligibility and Amounts
  • Sales Incentive Eligibility and Grants
  • Total Cash Compensation

Data Analyzed

Career Streams Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Para-Professional
  • Professional

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan Area
  • National
  • Regional

Industries

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Agricultural
  • High Technology
  • Animal Health
  • Electronics
  • Life Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Energy
  • Contract Healthcare Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Medical Devices
  • Research and Development
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Systems
  • Technical Services

Position Families Analyzed

  • Administration, Facilities & Secretarial
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Creative & Design
  • Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence
  • Energy Generation & Supply
  • Engineering & Science
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Healthcare/Pharmacy Services
  • Hospitality (Food Service & Lodging)
  • Human Resources
  • IT, Telecom & Internet
  • Legal, Compliance & Audit
  • Media
  • Production & Skilled Trades
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
  • Real Estate Management, Property Development & Investment
  • Retail
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Trading & Dealing
  • Transportation Services

Position Sub-families

  • Account & Client Management
  • Accounting
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Administration & Secretarial
  • Advertising & Marketing Communications
  • Air Transportation
  • Architecture & Interior/Landscape Design
  • Back-End Transaction/Data Processing
  • Banqueting/Conferencing/Catering Operations
  • Business Process/Service Quality
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs Generalists
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Credit & Collections
  • Customer Relationship Management, Issue Resolution & Account Activation
  • Customer Service
  • Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence Management
  • Employee Communications & Collaboration
  • Employee/Labor Relations & Diversity
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Design Services
  • Engineering Program Management
  • Engineering Technologists & Technicians
  • Environmental and Employee Health & Safety
  • Facilities Management & Planning
  • Facilities Refurbishment, Repair & Maintenance
  • Facilities/Grounds, Custodial, Cleaning & Laundry
  • Field Sales & Account Management
  • Finance Generalists
  • Financial Control
  • Food & Beverage Preparation/Table Service
  • Food Planning & Development
  • Fraud Detection & Prevention
  • General Business Project/Program Management
  • General Business Quality Management
  • General Real Estate Management
  • General Transportation Services
  • Health Information & Coding
  • Human Resources Generalists
  • Human Resources Operations
  • IT Applications Development
  • IT Business Systems Analysts
  • IT Infrastructure & Systems Administration
  • IT Security
  • IT Systems Configuration & Programming
  • IT User Support
  • IT, Telecom & Internet Generalists
  • Import/Export & Customs Operations
  • Information Systems Architecture
  • Information Systems Operations & Production Control
  • Internal Audit
  • Internal Data Engineering & Warehousing
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal
  • Library Services
  • Logistics
  • Machine Operations
  • Management Accounting
  • Manufacturing Plant Management
  • Manufacturing Production, Processing & Assembly
  • Manufacturing/Product Quality
  • Market Research & Analysis
  • Marketing Generalists
  • Media Publication Operations
  • Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Merchandising
  • Mobility
  • Non-Restaurant Food Service Provider Operations
  • Nursing Services
  • Patient Care Services
  • Payroll
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physician Services
  • Procurement
  • Product Creative/Industrial Design
  • Product Marketing & Management
  • Production Planning & Control
  • Property, Facilities & Asset Security
  • Real Estate Acquisition, Planning & Development
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Remote/Telesales & Account Management
  • Repair & Maintenance Trades
  • Restaurant & Hotel/Resort Operations
  • Retail Store Management
  • Risk Management
  • Road Transportation
  • Safety Services
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Sales Operations/Administration
  • Sales Training
  • Science
  • Science Research & Quality Laboratory Services
  • Science Technical Research
  • Software Product Engineering
  • Supplier Quality
  • Supply Chain Planning & Operations
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Talent Management & Organization Development
  • Tax
  • Technical Product Development/Research Operations
  • Technical Project/Program Management
  • Telecommunications Network Planning, Operations & Site Acquisition
  • Traders
  • Trading & Dealing Operations
  • Training & Development (Internal)
  • Treasury
  • Utilities Operations
  • Warehousing & Distribution
  • Web/New Media Creative & User Interface Design

Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN®, giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters.

Participating Companies

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Position List & Sample Report

Position List

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Sample Report

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2022 US Mercer SIRS - Benchmark Survey (Premium) USD 12,000 N/A

The Premium Option (Benchmark Survey):

  • Unlimited peer groups
  • Access to all industry and sub-industry cuts
  • All geographic locations including city and state
  • Market selections including revenue, headcount, organization ownership, and more
  • Full analytical flexibility to combine/create statistics based on any query or filter

2022 survey results are now available for purchase by survey participants and will be delivered upon survey release in mid September. To learn more about becoming a participant, please contact us.

Please note:
Base price includes two users; additional users may be added at additional rates - USD 1,250 per user / Additional Custom Report: USD 1,450. Pricing may vary for multi-entity organizations.

Individuals or companies using Mercer data for consulting services or commercial purposes are subject to different rates. Please call for more information.

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