US Mercer SIRS® – Benchmark Survey: High Technology - STEM

Influence top talent with competitive compensation offerings


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As an industry focused on building the future of work, long before most, attracting the best and brightest employees in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math is nothing new. Competition for talent is more intense than ever, though, as organizations across all industries look to innovate. Having a competitive compensation strategy built for the future is paramount to success.

Effectively manage your talent strategy with the High Technology – STEM portion of the US Mercer SIRS ® Benchmark Survey. Benchmark your data across 23 industry-specific and cross-industry job families. Analyze critical aspects of your compensation strategy — from base pay, salary range, and grade, to job titles and total cash compensation — with data collected for 2,384 STEM positions from across the country. The compensation data included ranges from entry-level to lower executive level positions within the high tech – STEM fields of:

  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Research and Development
  • Systems
  • Technical Services
Are you ready to influence your industry with a competitive compensation strategy?

Participation open: March – May

Data effective: April 1

Results publish: September


2022 Results Available

  • 2,384 positions published
  • USD 10,000

Sample report

Position list

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Product Details

Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 4,332
  • # Positions Published: 2,384
  • # Organizations: 263
  • # Observations: 1,091,332

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

ALL SIRS Benchmark Industries - Premium

  • # 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

High Technology - STEM

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Electronics
  • Energy
  • Manufacturing
  • Research and Development
  • 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
  • Production & Skilled Trades
  • Project/Program Management
  • Quality Management
  • Real Estate Management, Property Development & Investment
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Transportation Services

Position Sub-families

  • Accounting
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Administration & Secretarial
  • Advertising & Marketing Communications
  • Air Transportation
  • Architecture & Interior/Landscape Design
  • Back-End Transaction/Data Processing
  • 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
  • Fraud Detection & Prevention
  • General Business Project/Program Management
  • General Business Quality Management
  • General Real Estate Management
  • General Transportation Services
  • 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/Communications Creative & Design
  • Mobility
  • Non-Restaurant Food Service Provider Operations
  • Nursing Services
  • Payroll
  • Physician Services
  • Procurement
  • Product Creative/Industrial Design
  • Product Marketing & Management
  • Production Planning & Control
  • Property, Facilities & Asset Security
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Remote/Telesales & Account Management
  • Repair & Maintenance Trades
  • Risk Management
  • Road Transportation
  • Safety Services
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Sales Operations/Administration
  • 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
  • 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.

Position List & Sample Report

Position List

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Sample Report

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Participating Companies

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2022 US Mercer SIRS® – Benchmark Survey High Technology USD 10,000 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 750 per user / Additional Custom Report: USD 1,450. Pricing may vary for multi-entity organizations.

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  • Sub TitleInfluence top talent with competitive compensation offerings
  • Ordering TypeCOL/QOL
  • IsOrderingSetNo
  • AdministrativeFees20
  • Compensation GridShow
  • Short DescriptionAerospace & defense, electronics, R&D, and more high tech position pay data.
  • RegionUS

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