Compensation & Benefits Survey

Don't let your employee compensation become a barrier to employee engagement. Use our wage survey to make sure you are inline with the market.

Now in its 24th 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 2020, 200 companies with a combined total of over 63,000 employees in the Twin Cities metro and surrounding areas submitted compensation and benefits data for the survey.  

"This Benefits and Compensation survey has been a source of excellent information for me and my clients for many years.  We use is consistently and find it to be very accurate in representing prevailing wage practices."
Debra Englund, CEO



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Pre-order the 2021 Survey (available the week of April 12th, 2021) 


  • 200 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 




In 2020, Manufacturers Alliance released a special COVID-19 Survey as part of the Wage Survey. The report showed how 37 Twin Cities manufacturers reported COVID-19 was impacting their businesses. Click below to download!

COVID19 Report




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.