The Mercer Total Remuneration Surveys (TRS) provide comprehensive market data on compensation and benefits around the globe. Results are easily accessible through our online platform, Mercer WIN®, to help you optimize your compensation plans.

 

This easy-to-use source for comparing compensation and benefits data consistently across geographies provides accurate, high-quality data covering the full rewards package. This gives you a complete picture – from base pay to total remuneration and benefits – at your fingertips.

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    Product Overview

    Mercer's Total Remuneration Survey is made up of five components providing a complete picture of total remuneration data.

    • BASE SALARY:
      Monthly base salary times the number of months guaranteed

    • TOTAL GUARANTEED CASH COMPENSATION:
      Base salary plus the annualized value of guaranteed allowances

    • TOTAL CASH COMPENSATION:
      Total guaranteed cash compensation plus the annualized value of short-term incentive, sales incentive, profit sharing or other incentive awards

    • TOTAL DIRECT COMPENSATION:
      Total cash compensation plus the annualized value of any long-term incentive awards, valued using Black-Scholes methodology for appreciation-based awards

    • TOTAL REMUNERATION:
      Total direct compensation plus the annualized value of benefits

     

    Country Coverage

    Mercer TRS covers over 140 countries around the world!

     

    Using Mercer TRS, get accurate, high-quality data covering the full rewards package — everything from base salary, total cash, and total remuneration — for a complete picture … at your fingertips.

    In today’s talent-demand economy, ensuring your compensation plans are aligned to the market – locally, regionally, and globally – is critical to securing the talent you need to be successful. Mercer provides most comprehensive compensation and benefits databases in the world to assist you with compensation planning and policies development.

    The Mercer Total Remuneration Surveys (TRS) provide comprehensive market data on compensation and benefits around the globe. Results are easily accessible through our online platform, Mercer WIN®, to help you optimize your compensation plans. With Mercer TRS, you will benefit from:

    • Global coverage: TRS covers over 8000 cross-industry jobs from executives to para-professional levels in more than 140 countries, covering the full remuneration package.
    • Consistency: TRS provides market data on compensation and benefits around the globe with the same methodology applied in all countries. TRS is underpinned with Mercer Job Library position coding and International Position Evaluation (IPE) systems for global consistency.
    • Reliability: Consistent participation each year which creates a solid representation of the market trends.
    • Versatility: Through Mercer WIN you can analyze the survey results according to your needs and conduct “what if” analysis to instantly measure your competitiveness against the market.
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    ONLINE ACCESS

    The survey results are delivered through Mercer WIN® which allows you to create custom views, analyze data across markets simultaneously, create unlimited peer groups, refine the market, compare your data vs. the market*, combine jobs, export to Excel, and much more!

    MORE RELEVANT DATA

    With new aggregated roll-ups, relationships between jobs becomes clearer – with data that best reflects your jobs and labour markets. From deeply specialized industry roles to combinations of related jobs within the broader talent pool, analyze competitive compensation industry levels, across related industries, or across an entire labour market.

    SURVEY OVERVIEW

    An overview of the market pay trends relative to the prior year as well as a summary of the economic, political and labor trends in the country.

    BENEFITS & PREVALENCE SUMMARY

    A summary of organizations’ remuneration policies, which includes salary budget forecasts, compensation mix by employee groups, short-term and long-term incentive practices, as well as benefits.

    ACTUAL MARKET DATA

    Market analysis by job including all remuneration values, helping you determine which jobs are more competitive within the market.

    MARKET REGRESSION

    Market analysis by Position Class (Mercer’s International Position Evaluation (IPE) methodology for job evaluation) for each of the major components of total remuneration.

    CUSTOM ANALYSIS

    Custom statistics tailored to your needs, based on peer groups, industry, revenue size, total employees, and more, using Mercer WIN®.

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