The world's largest and most comprehensive remuneration resource features:

140+

countries

35,000+

participating organizations worldwide

300,000+

surveyed jobs

15 Mil

incumbents around the world

 

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.

Product Overview

Mercer's TRS 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!

 

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:


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 data on compensation & 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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