Compensation & Benefits Survey

Help attract and retain employees in this tight labor market by ensuring your wages are competitive. Now in it's 20th 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, benefits, and human resources programs. In 2017, 205 companies with a combined total of over 52,000 employees in the Twin Cities metro and surrounding areas submitted compensation and benefits data for the survey.  

Participate in 2018 Manufacturing Compensation and Benefits Survey

Deadline Extended to February 16, 2018

Report distributed the week of April 9, 2018

Click here to download the participation form



  • 190 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 complimentary 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.