Compensation & Benefits Survey

Help attract and retain employees in this tight labor market by ensuring your wages are competitive. Now in its 23rd year the Manufacturers Alliance and Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association are pleased to present the Manufacturing Compensation & Benefits Survey©. This survey report is rich in features designed to enable you to assess your company’s compensation and benefits. In 2019, 195 companies with a combined total of over 63,200 employees in the Twin Cities metro and surrounding areas submitted compensation and benefits data for the survey.  

The 2020 Survey is now available for purchase! Click Here to order the survey. 

This year, Manufacturers Alliance is releasing a special COVID-19 Survey as part of the Wage Survey. The report shows how 37 Twin Cities manufacturers reported COVID-19 was impacting their businesses. Click below to download!

COVID19 Report



  • 197 job categories across industry segments
  • Hourly production, support, and management wages
  • Executive, office, and sales salaries
  • Wage increase percentages and premium pay practices
  • Participant profileranking your wages against participants
  • A complementary workshop on how to interpret the survey
  • Plus! The Manufacturing Trends Report 




"The Manufacturing Compensation and Benefits Survey is the best I have seen in the last few years. I really appreciate the company profile. Count me in to participate next year. Thank you!"

Linda De Rosa
HR Manager



The Manufacturing Compensation & Benefits Survey© does not disclose information that could be associated with an individual survey participant. All survey data submitted by participants is protected at all times and provided on the basis that the data will be confidentiality. Our survey is administered in partnership with Altura Consulting Group and in compliance with anti-trust guidelines.