What helps you make informed decisions


TRS covers a broad selection of cross-industry jobs from executives to para-professional levels in more than 140 countries, covering the full remuneration package. Industry-specific data is also available, through TRS Industry Supplements.


TRS provides market data on compensation and benefits around the globe with the same methodology applied in all countries. TRS as well as TRS Industry Supplements are underpinned with Mercer Job Library position coding and International Position Evaluation (IPE) systems for global consistency.


Consistent participation each year which creates a solid representation of the market trends.


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.

What includes in TRS - it is made up with 5 components


Annual Base Salary

Monthly base salary times the number of months guaranteed.


Total Guranteed Cash Compensation

Base salary plus the annualized value of guaranteed allowances.


Annual 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.


Annual Total Remuneration

Total direct compensation plus the annualized value of benefits.

Positions and Functions Surveyed

Mercer TRS covers close to 8,000 cross-industry jobs, from executives to para-professional levels, in the following job families:

Administration Facilities & Secretarial Hospitality (Food Service & Lodging)
Communications & Corporate Affairs Human Resources
Construction IT, Telecom & Internet
Creative & Design Legal, Compliance & Audit
Customer Service & Contact Center Operations Project/Program Management
Data Analytics/Warehousing & Business Intelligence Production & Skilled Trades
Engineering & Science Quality Management
Finance Real Estate Management, Property Development & Investment
General Management Sales, Marketing & Product Management
Healthcare/Pharmacy Services Supply Chain
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