Purchase Aon's 2019-2020 Global
Salary Increase Survey Results

See how more than 2,100 firms in 132 countries
will approach pay planning in 2019 and 2020.

Master the Global Landscape

Although it’s impossible to summarize global talent trends in a sentence or two, broadly speaking, the competition for talent remains very robust around the world. In most cases, your people have options, making the next merit cycle and focal period critically important for your business. Setting the right budgets and targeting the right people matters.

To help companies address this need, we're thrilled to announce the release of some of our largest Global Salary Increase Survey results in history. Featuring input from more than 2,100 participating companies on pay trends across 132 countries, this report will give you the key insights you need to set your 2020 pay strategy with added confidence.

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What is covered in this year's report?

The 2019-2020 Global Salary Increase Survey from Aon covers a wide range of critical pay planning topics, including current and projected base salary increase budgets, employee leveling/ grading approaches, and variable pay and long-term incentive projections. The full table of contents includes:

- Salary Budget Projections

- Actual Merit Increases Earned by Industry

- Salary Structure Movement and Promotional Budgets

- Leveling/Grading Approach

- Short-term Incentives

- Long-term Incentives

- Global Sales Compensation Trends

- Identifying and Rewarding Critical Talent

- Participant Information

Additionally, the Global Salary Increase Survey provides an executive summary featuring highlights and key insights on salary spending around the globe.

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What countries do we feature in the report?

Our 2019-2020 Global Salary Increase Survey spanned a total of 132 countries. Explore this interactive world map for a sneak peek at salary increases around the globe (in blue), and discover all the countries for which we have data available in our full report available for purchase now (in green).


Who participated in the survey?

More than 2,100 companies in tens of industries participated in our 2019-2020 global survey. Select participants include:

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Abzooba India Info Tech
  • Adobe Systems
  • Allegion plc
  • American Express
  • Analog Devices
  • Bain & Company
  • Bank of Canada
  • Baxter International Inc.
  • BMW
  • BorgWarner
  • BP Europa SE
  • Brückner Maschinenbau
  • Capgemini Technology
  • Carl Zeiss AG
  • CenturyLink, Inc.
  • Credit Suisse
  • Daimler AG
  • Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Emirates NBD
  • Ernst & Young
  • Expedia Group
  • Experian
  • Federal Express
  • Garmin International, Inc.
  • General Electric
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Hilton
  • HP Inc.
  • IBM
  • Jaguar Land Rover
  • Lenovo
  • Levi Strauss
  • LogMeIn
  • Marriott International
  • Medtronic
  • PepsiCo
  • Pfizer, Inc
  • Pinterest
  • Red Hat, Inc.
  • Robert Bosch GmbH
  • Rolls-Royce plc
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Siemens AG
  • Target Corporation
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Verizon
  • Vmware, Inc
  • Xerox Technology
  • Yelp

Report Pricing

The 2019-2020 Global Salary Increase Survey from Aon can be purchased today for 1,500.

Looking for U.S. survey results?

Visit our 2019-2020 U.S. Salary Increase Survey site for publication details and report pricing.