US Mercer SIRS® – Job Title Report

Job titles to help attract and retain top talent

US SIRS Job Title Report SKU_365

Please note that this product is no longer being conducted. Job titles are important when you’re looking to attract new talent to fill open roles. Having the right title conventions and levels is also important for establishing career paths internally and motiving your existing employees for growth. Confirming that you having the right job titles could be the difference in attracting and retaining top talent or losing them to a competitor.

Ensure you’re enticing current and future employees using the US Mercer SIRS® - Job Title Report. Understand common job titles for executive and non-executive positions across numerous industries. Data collected includes:

  • SIRS Job Family and Subfamily
  • SIRS Benchmark Code
  • SIRS Level and Modifier (Benchmark Survey only)
  • Internal Job Title
How enticing are your job titles?
  • Overview
  • Product Details
  • Survey Schedule
  • 2019 Participation
  • Ordering


This report enables your organization to review titling conventions against your peers by industry, sub-industry, and/or peer group.

Internal job titles are reported by SIRS job family, subfamily, benchmark code, benchmark title, level and modifier (Benchmark Survey only).

Available for both SIRS Executive and SIRS Benchmark Surveys, choose to purchase based on the full database (All SIRS), from a specific industry or sub-industry, or from a named custom peer group.

Survey results are delivered in Excel format enabling you to filter, sort, and do additional analysis of the information based on your needs.

Salary Survey Methodology
Mercer surveys are designed using the most accurate and up-to-date market data practices. Data is collected from HR professionals at participating organizations and then analyzed for validity, thoroughness, and market representation based on the organization's size, structure, geographic region, or a combination of these factors. A minimum number of incumbents, organizations, and distinct organizations are required in order to report each data element. If minimums are not met, the market data is suppressed, ensuring you the highest level of data confidentiality.

Product Details

Data Analyzed

  • All SIRS
  • Airline & Transportation
  • Consumer Products
  • High Technology
    • Aerospace & Defense
    • Electronics
    • Energy (includes clean energy)
    • Manufacturing
    • Research and Development
    • Systems
    • Technical Services
  • Life Sciences
    • Agricultural
    • Animal Health
    • Biotechnology
    • Contract Healthcare Services
    • Medical Devices
    • Pharmaceutical
  • Custom Named Peer Group

Data Collected

  • Internal Job Title
  • SIRS Benchmark Code
  • SIRS Job Family and Subfamily
  • SIRS Level and Modifier (Benchmark Survey only)

Survey Schedule

  • Participation Opens: March 5
  • Participation Deadline: April 15
  • Date Effective: April 1
  • Report Available: November

2019 Participation

2019 Survey Participation is now closed. Survey participation is open to all organizations with matching jobs and is not required to purchase results. To learn more about how you can become a participant, please contact us. As a survey participant, you do receive key benefits:

  • A discount on survey results!
  • An exclusive invitation to survey events - attend results webcasts and meetings where Mercer consultants will review the results and identify market trends and factors. You'll also be able to ask questions directly related to your organization.
  • Ensure your data is included in the market results - easily determine your market position with customized reports that compare your company data to your peers.


Product Participant Non-Participant
2019 US Mercer SIRS® – Job Title Report USD 1,000 N/A
2019 US Mercer SIRS® – Executive Job Title Report USD 1,000 N/A

Please note:

  • 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.
  • Sub TitleJob titles to help attract and retain top talent
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  • Short DescriptionEnsure you’re enticing current and future employees using the this report.
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