US Mercer SIRS® – Benchmark Survey: Life Sciences Industry

Build an innovative talent strategy for the workforce of the future


US Mercer SIRS  Benchmark Survey – Life Sciences Industry image

Continuous demand for life sciences products and services, coupled with advancements in research technology, have contributed to the industry’s resilience. As companies continue to redefine their businesses using telemedicine, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, having the right employees with the right skills has never been more important.

Analyze your compensation strategy against your competitors with the Life Sciences Industry module of the US Mercer SIRS ® Benchmark Survey. Using compensation data for 2,165 positions from 288 organizations across the country, benchmark your salaries from top to bottom. Assess your talent strategy with industry-specific and cross-industry job families spanning various sizes and locations. Sub-industries include:

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Animal Health
  • Biotechnology
  • Contract Healthcare Services
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceutical
Is your talent strategy ready for the workforce of the future?

Participation open: March – May

Results publish: September


2021 Results Available

  • 2,165 positions published
  • USD 11,000

Sample report

Position list

  • Product Details
  • Survey Schedule
  • Participating Companies
  • Position List & Sample Report
  • Ordering
  • 2021 Survey Participation

Product Details

Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 4,164
  • # Positions Published: 2,165
  • # Organizations: 288
  • # Observations: 680,736

Based on data from the 2021 US Mercer SIRS - Benchmark Survey: Life Sciences Industry. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

ALL SIRS Benchmark Industries - Premium

  • # Positions Surveyed: 5,855
  • # Positions Published: 3,440
  • # Organizations: 757
  • # Observations: 1,981,286

Based on data from the 2021 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

Job Categories Analyzed

  • Administrative
  • Management
  • Support
  • Technical/Licensed

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan Area
  • National
  • Regional

Life Sciences Sub-industry

  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Animal Health
  • Biotechnology
  • Contract Healthcare Services
  • Medical Devices
  • Pharmaceutical

Benchmark Families Analyzed

Cross Industry Job Families

  • Administrative Services
  • Communications
  • Contracts
  • Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Facilities
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • Library Sciences
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Security
  • Strategy & Planning
  • Supply Chain
  • Technical Product Support

Industry Specific Job Families

  • Engineering & Sciences Support
  • Engineering & Sciences
  • Manufacturing
  • Quality

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

Survey Schedule

  • Participation open: March 1
  • Participation deadline: May 14
  • Date Effective: April 1
  • Results publish: September

Participating Companies

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

Position List & 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 .

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2021 US Mercer SIRS® – Benchmark Survey (Premium) USD 11,000 N/A

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.

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

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

2021 survey results are now available for purchase. 

2021 Survey Participation

2021 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 required to purchase results.

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.
  • Identify “hot jobs” and areas of focus for your company.
  • Receive invitations to exclusive participant-only events.

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

  • Sub TitleBuild an innovative talent strategy for the workforce of the future
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  • AdministrativeFees20
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  • Short DescriptionPay data for agricultural, animal health, biotech & more life science areas.
  • RegionUS

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