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MARCH 2019

Participate in the MEDEC - Mercer Life Sciences Compensation Survey


Mercer would like to invite you to participate in the 2019 Canada Mercer Life Sciences Compensation Survey.

This survey is your complete resource for compensation data in the medical device industry and covers a broad selection of general infrastructure and support functions as well as benchmark positions relevant to the medical devices industry such as:

 Pre-clinical Research

 Medical Affairs



 Clinical Research

 Regulatory Affairs




This survey is accepting data submissions from through April 19. You are invited to download the 2019 participation materials through the link below:

Mercer Life Sciences Survey

Former MEDEC survey participants will receive a pre-populated questionnaire, making the year-over-year submission process even easier.



Exclusive data only available to participants.

The 2018 Canada Mercer Life Sciences - Medical Devices Report (MEDEC) included over 4,000 incumbents representing 39 participating organizations.

Extensive job catalogue that aligns with your organization structure.

Survey covers over 900 job profiles with multiple levels, including 65 job profiles specific to the Life Sciences Industry.

Fully customized analysis using Mercer WIN.

Compare positions year-over-year; analyze base salary, incentives, and total direct compensation by revenue, geographic location, peer group, and more.

The ability to look at sales data in a more refined manner.

Sales jobs are defined by both sales channel and product line (capital equipment, durable goods, consumables/disposables, and implantable devices) for additional insight and analytics.

Multiple purchase options.

Buy only medical devices data or data from across life sciences (medical devices, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and related areas).


·         MEDEC Association members who purchase both the Canada Mercer Life Sciences Survey and the Entire Canada Mercer Benchmark Database/Total Remuneration Survey or Executive, Management, and Professional Survey receive a CAD 500 discount.

·         FREE access to the Canada Compensation Policies and Practices Survey – National Report, upon participating in the biennial survey.


Survey results are only available to participants, so do not miss your opportunity to participate by visiting the link below, and clicking on the green “Participate Now!” button.   

Mercer Life Sciences Survey

A complete webcast on how to participate in the survey is accessible through the link below:

2019 Submission Webcast

If you have questions regarding the survey or the participation materials, please call a Mercer Representative at: 800 333 3070 or email us at

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