US Mercer SIRS® – Executive Survey

Optimize your executive compensation strategy

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Now more than ever, effective, innovative leadership is required to drive immediate success for your organization as well as for the future. As your company continues to move forward in today’s changing market, ensure you’re allocating budgets appropriately in order to secure the leaders your organization needs.

Learn exactly what to pay your management positions with the US Mercer SIRS ® – Executive Survey. Covering the High Technology–STEM and Life Sciences industries, assess your compensation strategy across 15 benchmark families, which include:

  • Engineering and Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain
Are you ready to optimize your executive compensation strategy?

Participation open: March – April

Data effective : April 1

Results publish: September

2022 Results Available

  • 758 positions published
  • USD 5,000

Sample report

Position list

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  • Product Details
  • Participating Companies
  • Ordering
  • Position list and sample report
  • 2023 Survey Participation

Product Details

Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 1,829
  • # Positions Published: 758
  • # Organizations: 764
  • # Observations: 83,490

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

Data Collected

  • Market context
    • Industry Context
    • Compensation planning
  • Compensation trends
    • Total Cash Pay Mix
    • Job Family Analysis
    • Incentives
    • Geographic Differences
    • Year-Over-Year Movements

Data Analyzed


  • High Technology - STEM
  • Life Sciences


  • Geographic Scope of Responsibility 
  • Organization Type
  • Regression Analysis

Position Families Analyzed

  • Communications
  • Contracts
  • Engineering and Sciences
  • Engineering and Sciences Support
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Legal and Regulatory
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Quality
  • Sales
  • Strategy & Planning
  • Supply Chain
  • Technical Product Support

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.

Participating Companies

View a list of the participating companies included in this survey here.


Product Participant Non-Participant
2022 Mercer SIRS® Bundle Pricing (SIRS Benchmark Premium and SIRS Executive) USD 15,000 N/A
2022 US Mercer SIRS® – Executive Survey USD 5,000 N/A

Please note:

  • Additional User: USD 750
  • 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.
  • 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.

Position list and sample report

Position List

View the position list included in this survey.

Sample Report

View a sample report of this survey to see what's included .

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?

  • Identify adjustments needed to reflect the new shape of work
  • Align to employees’ shifting wants and needs
  • Discover opportunities to address inequities within your workforce

  • Sub TitleOptimize your executive compensation strategy
  • Ordering TypeWIN
  • IsOrderingSetNo
  • Enable ParticipationYes
  • Participation Start Date03/01/2023
  • Participation End Date05/04/2023
  • AdministrativeFees20
  • Compensation GridShow
  • Short DescriptionTotal direct compensation data for executive roles in life sciences.
  • RegionUS

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