US Compensation Planning Survey

Current information on important topics related to compensation planning

Current information on important topics related to compensation planning

So many things in our world are changing. It can be difficult to keep up with relevant compensation trends and how they impact your organization. You need reliable compensation planning insights to help you navigate through this unique labor market.

In a series of brief surveys, you'll access key data points like annual increase budgets, structure adjustments and incentive usage that meet your immediate compensation planning needs. By participating in the survey, you will automatically receive the results for free when they publish.

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Now part of the Mercer QuickPulseTM survey series to give you the latest insights in compensation planning and total rewards. If you would like more details on the Mercer QuickPulse or US Compensation Planning Survey please contact us at 800-333-3070.

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Compensation Planning Survey Information

Upcoming Survey

Survey participation:  July 29, 2024 – August 9, 2024

Survey Publication: September 2024

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Topics Covered

The latest edition of the Mercer QuickPulse™ Survey will provide access to important information related to:

  • 2025 Projected Salary Increase & Total Increase Budgets
  • 2025 Promotional Increases
  • Off-cycle Increases
  • Salary Structure Adjustments
  • Pay Transparency

March 2024 Results

March 2024 Results

As Q1 of 2024 ends, let’s find out if employers stuck to their budget projections.

Prior results

Projected salary increase budgets holding, for now

Annual increase budgets are forming

Are we returning to normal compensation practices?

Recession fears don’t seem to be impacting increase budgets