US Contact Center and Customer Service Compensation Survey

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In an increasingly digital world, listening with empathy has never been more crucial. As contact centers evolve and working remotely becomes more common, staffing your teams with the right people and the proper skill sets is of utmost importance to deliver an empathetic and impactful customer experience. Do you have the call centers salary data you need to attract and retain employees for these essential positions within your organization?

The US Contact Center and Customer Service Compensation Survey equips you with salary benchmarking data collected from more than 1,900 organizations for 330 positions. Analyze the data by business, consumer, and customer focus to help reshape your talent strategy.

Access valuable pay and incentives data regarding call center and customer service representative salaries, across four unique position families:

  • Customer service and contact center operations
  • Finance
  • Quality management
  • Sales, marketing, and product management
Do you have the top employees necessary to deliver a more impactful customer experience?

Participation open: March - May

Data effective : April 1

Results publish: August

2022 Results Available

  • 330 positions published
  • USD 1,725 – 5,175
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 571
  • # Positions Published: 330
  • # Organizations: 1,935
  • # Incumbents: 976,798

Based on data from the 2022 US Contact Center & Customer Service Compensation Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

  • Base Pay
  • FLSA Status
  • Long-term Incentive Eligibility and Grants
  • Organization Data
  • Short-term Incentive Eligibility and Amounts
  • Years in Organization
  • Years in Position

Data Analyzed

  • Business
  • Consumer
  • Customer Focus

Primary Market Served

  • Diversified/Service Bureau
  • Freight/Shipping
  • Finance/Banking
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Retail/Consumer Products
  • Technology/High-tech Products
  • Telecommunications
  • Travel & Hospitality
  • Utilities

Geographic Area

  • National
  • Metropolitan
  • Regional

Organization Size

  • Assets
  • Gross Premiums
  • Net Revenue
  • Net Sales Revenue
  • Operating Expenses/Budget
  • Total Employment - Full Time Equivalents (FTE's)

Career Streams Analyzed

  • Executive
  • Management
  • Professional
  • Para-Professional

Position Families Analyzed

  • Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
  • Finance
  • Quality Management
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management

Positions Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Business Process/Service Quality
  • Contact Center Operations & Training
  • Credit & Collections
  • Customer Relationship Management, Issue Resolution & Account Activation
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Service & Contact Center Operations Leadership
  • Remote/Telesales & Account Management
  • Sales Operations/Administration
  • Sales Training


Interested in contact center policy data? Check out the US Contact Center and Customer Service Policy Survey to further optimize your workforce strategy.

This survey is powered by Mercer Job Library. Learn more or view Mercer Job Library FAQs for more details. Survey results are delivered in Mercer WIN® , giving you access to the data through a variety of customizable parameters.


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  • 2022 results are now available for purchase and will be delivered upon survey release in early August.

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Position List

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2022 Survey Participation

2022 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, 2022
  • Participation closes May 6, 2022

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
  • Secure a significant discount on survey results

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

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