Compen­sation Planning Outlook Survey 2023

Each year, the Conference Board’s Compensation Planning Outlook delivers a trusted forecast for Canadian compensation and HR professionals. This report provides organizations with compensation and total rewards data that allow them to benchmark with other companies across the country. These data can reveal insights into compensation trends, allowing organizations to remain competitive and able to attract, recruit, and retain talent amid nationwide labour shortages.

The survey covers the following topics:

  • non-unionized increases and pay-for-performance
  • short-term incentive pay
  • bargaining environment and unionized pay

All survey participants will receive a complimentary copy of the Compensation Planning Outlook 2023 report in the fall.

Survey is closed.

Deadline: June 30, 2022

Access last year’s research results

The 2022 Compensation Planning Outlook survey gathered data from 363 Canadian organizations across a variety of sectors and industries.

Some highlights of the 2022 research

2.4%—average non-unionized projected salary increase

60%—optimistic that business conditions will continue to improve

2.6%—highest projected salary increase by location (Nova Scotia and Northern Canada)

98%—respondents with at least one short-term incentive plan in place

Access last year’s research

I can always count on The Conference Board of Canada to give me the most up-to-date and accurate salary planning data. Year after year, I eagerly await this trusted publication to plan my company’s salary range adjustments and merit budget.