US MBD: Executive Survey

Optimize your executive remuneration strategy

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Organizations everywhere are coming out of a challenging time. Addressing the desire for ongoing flexibility, pivoting to meet new client demands, and finding ways to commit to minimizing environmental impact are just some of the challenges putting new pressure on leaders. As your company moves ahead, strategic and innovative leaders are a critical driver of success, which means you need to ensure your remunerations strategies and value proposition are market competitive to attract and secure these influential figures going forward.

Understand how your total remuneration package for leadership positions compare across numerous industries using the executive compensation survey portion of the US MBD: Mercer Benchmark Database. Data from over 2,400 organizations allows you to compare the value of your total remuneration, and the individual elements, for senior level roles across the US by industry, geographic area, or organization size. Understand where your executive total remuneration package stands across lines of business, with position families included in this survey, such as:

  • Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Human Resources
  • Legal, Compliance & Audit
  • Project/Program Management
Secure the executive talent your company needs to drive continued success into the future.

Participation open: March - May

Data effective: April 1

Results publish: August


2021 Results Available

  • 974 positions published
  • USD 5,000 – 11,050
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Survey Statistics

  • # Positions Surveyed: 2,156
  • # Positions Published: 974
  • # Organizations: 2,489
  • # Observations: 117,278

Based on data from the 2021 US MBD: Executive Survey. Data minimum and suppression rules account for the difference between the number of positions surveyed and published.

Data Collected

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

Data Analyzed

Industry

  • Banking/Financial Services
  • Chemicals
  • Consumer Goods
  • Energy
  • High Tech
  • Insurance/Reinsurance
  • Life Sciences
  • Logistics
  • Mining & Metals
  • Other Manufacturing
  • Other Non-Manufacturing
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Services (Non-Financial)
  • Transportation Equipment

Geographic Area

  • Metropolitan
  • National
  • Regional

Organization Size

  • Assets
  • Gross Premiums
  • Net Revenue
  • Net Sales Revenue
  • Operating Expenses/Budget
  • Number of Employees

Career Streams Analyzed

  • Executive

Position Families Analyzed

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

Position Sub-Families Analyzed

  • Administration & Secretarial
  • Facilities Management & Planning
  • Facilities Refurbishment, Repair & Maintenance
  • Property, Facilities & Asset Security
  • Library Services
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs Leadership
  • Communications & Corporate Affairs Generalists
  • Employee Communications & Collaboration
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Investor Relations
  • Construction Leadership
  • Construction Planning, Design & Delivery
  • Product Creative/Industrial Design
  • Media/Communications Creative & Design
  • Web/New Media Creative & User Interface Design
  • Advertising Creative, Design & Production
  • Customer Service & Contact Center Operations Leadership
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Relationship Management, Issue Resolution & Account Activation
  • Contact Center Operations & Training
  • Data Analytics/Warehousing, & Business Intelligence Management
  • Data Analytics & Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Internal Data Engineering & Warehousing
  • Joint Engineering & Science Technical Leadership
  • Technical Product Development/Research Operations
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Design Services
  • Science
  • Science Technical Research
  • Science Research & Quality Laboratory Services
  • Finance & Accounting Leadership
  • Finance Generalists
  • Financial Control
  • Management Accounting
  • Accounting
  • Tax
  • Treasury
  • Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Credit & Collections
  • General Management
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Food Planning & Development
  • Human Resources Leadership
  • Human Resources Generalists
  • Mobility
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Human Resources Operations
  • Payroll
  • Employee/Labor Relations & Diversity
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Talent Management & Organization Development
  • Training & Development (Internal)
  • Underwriting & Loss Control
  • Claims Services
  • IT, Telecom & Internet Leadership
  • IT, Telecom & Internet Generalists
  • Information Systems Architecture
  • IT Business Systems Analysts
  • IT Systems Configuration & Programming
  • IT Applications Development
  • IT Security
  • IT Infrastructure & Systems Administration
  • Information Systems Administration & Reporting
  • IT User Support
  • IT Consulting
  • Software Product Engineering
  • Telecommunications Network Planning, Operations & Site Acquisition
  • Corporate Compliance & Legal Leadership
  • Legal & Compliance Management
  • Legal
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Internal Audit
  • Fraud Detection & Prevention
  • Compliance
  • Environmental and Employee Health & Safety
  • Media Advertising Operations
  • Finance & Accounting (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Human Resources (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Supply Chain & Logistics (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • IT Infrastructure & Applications (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Internet/E-Commerce (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Data Management, Processing & Analytics (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Banking & Finance (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • Content Development (Outsourcing & Global Capability Centers)
  • General Business Project/Program Management
  • Technical Project/Program Management
  • Manufacturing Plant Management
  • Manufacturing Production, Processing & Assembly
  • Production Planning & Control
  • Quality Management Leadership
  • Business Process/Service Quality
  • Manufacturing/Product Quality
  • Supplier Quality
  • General Business Quality Management
  • General Real Estate Management
  • Real Estate Acquisition, Planning & Development
  • Merchandising
  • Supply Chain Leadership
  • Supply Chain Planning & Operations
  • Procurement
  • Logistics
  • Warehousing & Distribution
  • Import/Export & Customs Operations
  • Sales, Marketing & Product Management Leadership
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Marketing Generalists
  • Product Marketing & Management
  • Advertising & Marketing Communications
  • Market Research & Analysis
  • Field Sales & Account Management
  • Account & Client Management
  • Sales Training
  • Sales Operations/Administration
  • General Transportation Services
  • Air Transportation

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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Participating Companies

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Position List

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Sample Report

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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?

  • Align your pay to the market
  • Maximize your budget by making informed decisions to ensure you are not overpaying or underpaying
  • Secure a significant discount on survey results
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