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:  March 11, 2024 - March 22, 2024

Survey publication: April 2024

Topics covered:

  • 2024 actual increase budgets
  • Off-cycle increases
  • Promotional increases
  • Salary structure adjustments
  • Pay transparency

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November 2023 Results

Projected salary increase budgets holding, for now

Results of the 2023 Mercer QuickPulse™ - US Compensation Planning Survey

Prior results

Annual increase budgets are forming

Are we returning to normal compensation practices?

Recession fears don’t seem to be impacting increase budgets

How much larger will increase budgets be for 2023?