More than 2,500 companies from tens of industries—including those in asset management, banking, insurance and financial technology—rely on the McLagan survey platform to meet their compensation benchmarking needs. To learn more about our coverage of infrastructure roles and how our survey works, click the links below:


Database Scope

The McLagan Infrastructure Survey provides HR and compensation professionals with an understanding of critical issues, including regional pay differentials, talent availability, optimal infrastructure staff size and alignment, and recruiting and compensation best practices. Our survey spans:


Participating Organizations




Countries with Reported Results

Participating Firms

Our team is exclusively focused on supporting financial services companies operating in highly-competitive markets for talent. We work with some amazing companies across asset management, banking, commodities, financial technology, insurance and wealth management:

  • 98 of the Top 100
    Asset Management Firms
  • All Top 25
    U.S. Banks
  • More than 225
    Financial Technology Firms

Navigating highly-competitive talent markets requires fresh, comprehensive data from a wide array of peers. We've got you covered so you can take a data-driven approach to compensation-related decisions.

► To request a full list of industry peers enrolled in the McLagan Infrastructure Survey, please click here.

Business Area Coverage

The McLagan Benchmarking Code is designed to capture the uniqueness of each firm type and the talent needed to support it. We analyze compensation levels across key roles and functional areas, including :

  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Control Functions
  • Corporate and Business Administration
  • Finance and Treasury
  • Human Resources
  • Operations
  • Technology
  • Digital

► To learn more about our job and business line coverage, contact us today.

Compensation Data Elements

All McLagan surveys are designed to empower decision-makers to set pay with confidence across numerous rewards elements on a job-by-job basis and cover all direct forms of pay, including:

  • Salary
  • Cash Bonus
  • Bonus Eligibility
  • Commissions
  • Deferred Cash
  • Stock Salary
  • Performance Vested Award
  • Overtime
  • Overtime Eligibility
  • Allowances (cars, housing, role based, etc.)
  • Performance Vested Awards Mandatory Deferral
  • Performance Vested Awards

What Sets McLagan Apart?

Our team empowers clients with trusted, comprehensive data and insights to assess pay levels, understand compensation relative to performance, and develop competitive compensation plans. With our unique approach, you will have access to:

  • 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.
  • Global Early Reporting Packet
    Early reporting enables firms to assess changes in market position by reviewing year-over-year “same-store” movement. Year-end reporting reflects a firm’s entire population to analyze market position by function, level and location—including rank of pay, cost to market, benchmarking, year-over-year changes and compensation dashboards.
  • 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.
  • Performance Intelligence
    Using unrivaled headcount, compensation, and performance data across financial services, technology, and general industries, we help clients understand the most effective way to manage the expense base and operating structure for one or multiple support functions by assessing how comparable organizations are structured. To learn more, click here.

Pricing, Access & Support

McLagan survey fees vary based upon your benchmarking goals. To request pricing information for the infrastructure 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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