Financial Technology

More than 250 financial technology companies rely on the McLagan survey platform to meet their compensation benchmarking needs. To learn more about our coverage of the FinTech industry and how our survey works, click the links below:


Database Scope

The McLagan Financial Technology Survey provides HR and compensation professionals with the most comprehensive rewards insights on employees across major functional and business line areas within the industry. Our Financial Technology Survey spans:


Participating Firms


Incumbents with Reported Results


Countries with Reported Results

Participating Firms

Financial technology firms around the world rely on McLagan surveys to identify, attract, motivate and retain the workforce to transform the future of their business. We have a track record of working with the world’s most innovative firms across business line areas, including:

  • Alternative Financing
  • Blockchain/Crypto
  • Capital Markets
  • IT Outsourcing
  • Insurtech
  • Payment Solutions
  • Research/Market Data
  • Risk/Compliance
  • Wealth Management

But that is only scratching the surface of the firms enrolled in our database. Navigating a highly competitive talent market requires comprehensive compensation data from a trusted set of peers. We’ve got you covered so you can take a data-driven approach to compensation decisions.

► To request a list of industry peers, please click here.

Job Library

The McLagan Benchmarking Code is designed to capture the uniqueness of each firm type and the talent needed to support it. Employees are matched according to a globally consistent process drilling into each industry and each role’s attributes, area, focus and job level. Our FinTech survey benchmarks compensation levels of key functional areas, including:

Senior Management
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Chief Legal Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer
Revenue Generating
  • Chief Commercial Officer
  • Head of Business/Product
  • Product Management / Development
  • Relationship Management
  • Sales
  • Chief Technology / Information Officer
  • Architecture
  • Application Development & Support
  • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
  • Data Analytics & Management
  • Engineering / Systems Admin.
  • IT Security
  • Market Data Services
  • Program Office
  • Quality Assurance
  • Service Delivery Management
  • Technology Infrastructure
  • User Analytics & Experience
Client / Business Support
  • Client Consultant
  • Client Implementation & Delivery
  • Client Service
  • Credit Underwriting & Risk
  • Financial Engineering, Modeling & Quantitative Analytics
  • Marketing & Sales Support
  • Product Technical Specialist
  • Strategic Business Development

The FinTech Survey results highlight compensation differentials and provide insights on employees across specific business lines.

► To request a copy of the full FinTech survey job list, please click here.

Compensation Data Elements

McLagan surveys are designed to empower decision-makers to set pay confidently across every reward elements on a job-by-job basis. Survey outputs provide insight into your firm's competitive postioning in areas including:

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

What Sets McLagan Apart?

FinTech 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. We are uniquely positioned to partner with firms to navigate today's rapidly converging industry. Here's how:

  • A Dedicated Team
    Each client is matched with a dedicated relationship manager who is available to provide support at every stage of the survey process—from job matching to interpreting results.
  • 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 and gap to market.
  • Exclusive Industry Events
    Each year, we host exclusive client roundtables and webinars designed for networking, connecting with industry leaders and staying informed about industry trends and best practices.
  • Unmatched Insights That Go Beyond Compensation
    Our market practice studies provide rich insights into human resources, compensation, and performance practices, including diversity and inclusion; technology staffing and pay; recruiting, training and development; as well as other critical topics.
  • We're a Trusted Resource
    You'll get faster buy-in on key compensation decisions when you use McLagan and Radford data. Board members, C-suite leaders, HR professionals, and recruiters know and trust the McLagan and Radford names.

Pricing, Access & Support

McLagan survey fees vary based upon your benchmarking goals. To request pricing information for the FinTech survey, please click here.

All subscriptions to McLagan surveys include 24/7 access to McLaganLive, our online survey reporting environment.

Our dedicated team is committed to supporting clients throughout the survey process—from input to employee matching to analyzing results. A relationship manager will be your contact for training and inquiries every step of the way.


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