Purchase Aon's 2019-2020 U.S.
Salary Increase Survey Results

See how 1,200-plus firms across the country
will approach compensation planning this year.

Know Your Market

With unemployment rates at historic lows across the U.S., the market for talent remains hot. 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 U.S. Salary Increase Survey results in history. Featuring input from more than 1,200 participating companies on pay trends for executive, exempt, non-exempt, union and non-union employees across the country, 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 U.S. Salary Increase Survey from Aon covers a wide range of critical pay planning topics, including current and projected base salary increase budgets, employee turnover rates, and variable pay and long-term incentive projections across major industry segments. The full table of contents includes:

- Merit Increase Budgets by Industry

- Actual Merit Increases Earned by Industry

- Salary Increase Budgets and Salary Structure
  Increases by Geographic Region

- Employee Turnover by Industry

- Broad-Based Variable Pay

- Variable Pay Spending by Industry

- Broad-Based Long-Term Incentive Plans

- Pay Practices

- Participant Information

Additionally, the U.S. Salary Increase Survey provides an executive summary featuring highlights and key insights on salary spending.

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Who participated in this year's survey?

More than 1,200 companies in tens of industries participated in the U.S. edition of our 2019-2020 survey. Select participants include:

  • 3M Company
  • 84.51°
  • Abbvie Inc
  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Adobe Systems
  • AMC Entertainment
  • American Express
  • AmerisourceBergen
  • Amgen
  • Analog Devices
  • AT&T
  • Bain & Company
  • BMW Manufacturing Co
  • BorgWarner
  • CenturyLink, Inc.
  • Deloitte Service, LP
  • Dun & Bradstreet
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • Ericsson
  • ETRADE Financial Corporation
  • Expedia Group
  • Federal Express
  • Freddie Mac
  • General Mills, Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • Hitachi Capital America Corp.
  • IBM
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Lenovo
  • Levi Strauss
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Macy's
  • Marriott International
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Medtronic
  • Nintendo of America
  • PepsiCo
  • Pfizer, Inc
  • Pinterest
  • Red Hat, Inc.
  • Siemens AG
  • St. Jude Children's Hospital
  • Target Corporation
  • The Clorox Company
  • Valero Energy
  • Visa Inc
  • Wells Fargo & Co
  • Whirlpool Corp.
  • Xcel Energy
  • Xerox Technology
  • YUM Brands


Report Pricing

Purchase your copy of the 2019-2020 U.S. Salary Increase Survey from Aon today for $1,250.

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