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Financial Technology (FinTech)

The dynamic landscape of the financial technology sector is drastically changing, with new competitors emerging and other undergoing mergers and acquisitions. This means that the race for talent is on and having the right data is essential to setting pay with confidence and attracting your next critical hire.

Global Scale, Focused Expertise

Our Financial Technology (FinTech) survey suite delivers up-to-date compensation data on professionals across major functional areas, business lines, and geographic locations within the sector. Our FinTech survey results are published in more than 24 countries globally, and are linked to both our broad financial services survey suite as well as technology sector coverage from Radford. To view a list of past FinTech participants, please click here


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Enhanced Analytics and Reporting

Clients that participate in and purchase FinTech results for multiple countries will also receive a global enhanced summary report detailing their competitive market positioning across a broad range of metrics including total compensation spend, mix of pay, mix of seniority level, gap to market, and more.

Our enhanced output for the financial technology industry provides an additional lens on the data that is not shown in the standard survey output. This enhanced report provides relevant and important feedback to the clients on their aggregate competitive position in the market broken down by their financial technology roles, as well as Corporate Infrastructure roles (e.g., HR, finance, legal, marketing, etc.) roles and geographic regions.

As part of the enhanced summary report, clients also receive a cross-industry view illustrating median total compensation rates by seniority level for both the financial services and high-tech industries.

Comprehensive Compensation Intelligence

Our surveys are designed to provide clients with the tools needed to set pay confidently across every rewards element and on a job-by-job basis. Key pay elements available in all published countries and within our targeted FinTech reports include:

  • Base Salary
  • Cash Bonus
  • Commissions
  • Target Cash Incentives
  • Total Cash Compensation
  • Incentives as of Percent of Salary
  • Overtime
  • Long-term / Deferred Awards
  • Total Direct Compensation

Coverage of Key Divisions and Functions

We analyze compensation levels across key roles and functional areas within the FinTech industry.

Senior Management

  • Leadership
    • Chief Executive Officer
    • Chief Operating Officer
  • Finance
    • Chief Financial Officer
  • Human Resources
    • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Legal
    • Chief Legal Officer / General Counsel (with Compliance)
  • Marketing
    • Chief Marketing Officer

Revenue Generating

  • Chief Commercial Officer
  • Head of Business / Product
  • Product Management / Development
  • Relationship Management
  • Sales

Client / Business Support

  • Client Consultant
  • Client Implementation and Delivery
  • Client Service
    • Generalist
    • Technical
    • Non-Technical
  • Credit Underwriting & Risk
  • Financial Engineering, Modeling, and Quantitative Analytics
  • Marketing and Sales Support
    • Product Marketing
    • Sales Support
  • Strategic Business Development
    • Business Development
    • Innovation Fun / Ventures
    • Partnership Development


  • Chief Technology / Information Officer
  • Architecture
    • Application Architecture
    • Infrastructure Architecture
  • Application Development & Support
    • Application Development
    • Application Maintenance & Support
    • Web / Mobile Development
    • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Machine Learning
    • Cloud Computing
  • Chief Data Officer
  • Data Analytics & Management
    • Business Intelligence
    • Data & Content Acquisition
    • Data Analytics
    • Data Governance
    • Data Quality
    • Data Science
    • Database Administration / Design
  • Engineering / Systems Administration
    • Application Server
    • Mainframe
    • Unix
    • Windows
  • IT Security
    • Chief Information Security Officer
    • Incident Response
    • IT Security Administration
    • Penetration & Vulnerability Testing
    • Product Security Management
    • Security Architecture
    • Security Engineering
  • Market Data Services
  • Program Office
    • Business Systems Analysis
    • Project Management
    • Scrum Master / Agile Project Management
    • Technical Writer
  • Quality Assurance
  • Service Delivery Management
    • Change & Configuration Release Management
  • Technology Infrastructure
    • Data Center & Computer Operations
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Storage Management
    • Telecommunications & Network Administration
  • User Analytics & Experience

Coverage of Business Lines

Our reports delve into specific insights across major business lines within the FinTech industry. Our analytics include insights into:

  • B2B Alternative Financing / Marketplace Lending
  • Consumer Alternative Financing / Marketplace Lending
  • Payment Solutions
  • Order / Execution Management
  • Clearing / Settlement / Reconciliation
  • Pre- / Post-Trade Analytics
  • Risk Management / Compliance
  • Research / Market Data Services
  • Data Management
  • Reporting
  • Financing and Collateral
  • IT Outsourcing / Services

Beyond Financial Services: McLagan and Radford

FinTech companies sit in a unique space. Firms must be ready and able to attract talent from both the financial services and high-tech sectors to meet the ever-changing needs of the market. With Radford, we are uniquely positioned and equipped to assist clients in navigating the changing marketplace. As market leaders in each of our respective sectors, McLagan and Radford have the combined data and consulting resources required to tackle your most complex rewards challenges in a rapidly converging industry.

Moving Beyond Pay: Market Intelligence and Insights

Our market practices studies provide clients with the deep industry knowledge and insights needed to maintain competitive position, drive organizational change, execute long-term business strategies and drive results. Some of our Market Practice Studies include:

  • Compensation Level and Practice Trends / Quarterly Financial Benchmarking
  • HR Policies and Practices
  • Infrastructure Graduate Recruitment
  • Investment Banking Analyst and Associate
  • Long-term Incentive and Mandatory Deferral
  • Salary Administration and Merit Budget
  • Sales Incentive Plans
  • Severance

To learn more about our Market Practice Studies, please click here.

Survey Pricing, Access, and Support

Fees for McLagan compensation surveys vary based on size of firm, geographic footprint, and number of incumbents matched.

Survey purchases include 24/7 access to the McLagan Online client portal. This puts survey results and insights in reach at all times.

All survey clients are assigned a dedicated Relationship Manager to provide benchmarking support during the survey input, position and employee level analysis, and access to webinars and roundtables where clients receive the latest in hot topics in the market and networking opportunities with industry peers. We provide a variety of rewards and compensation advisory solutions to assist clients with their compensation, performance, and talent strategies.