How Does your Organization Compensation Compare?

February 10, 2020 ManufacturingGPSIndustry News and Events 384 Views

ManufacturingGPS: Labour Market Information at your Fingertips!

Find out how your organisation compares against your industry counterparts in wages, for all key manufacturing occupations!

With ManufacturingGPS you can benchmark your organization’s wages and zero in on 80 + key occupations in 14 different sub sectors – in real time. 2018 Labour Market Information (LMI) is now available for manufacturers to compare their wage averages against other manufacturers at the national, provincial and soon to be at the regional levels. 2019 data is currently being collected and will be released as soon as we have enough data to ensure confidentiality of responses.

Above is a screen shot of ManufacturingGPS Dashboard reflecting all Canada, all sub-sectors 2018 LMI metrics.

2018 ManufacturingGPS Benchmarking Tools for Wages

For all participating firms, ManufacturingGPS provides FREE instant access to Wage Reports on 9 industry functional occupations and 70+ sub-sector jobs. Firms can compare their starting and average wages for each selected occupations, as well as the predicted increase for the average wage over the next 12 months. All reports are accessible on-line and can be printed and downloaded. Some examples of occupations include:

  • Production Managers
  • Administration Managers
  • Sales and Business Development
  • Shipping and Receiving
  • Development, Engineering and Quality Control
  • Maintenance Trades
  • Production – Supervisors
  • Production - Machine Operators and Assemblers
  • Production – Labourers

*Above is a screen shot of ManufacturingGPS Annual Wages for Key Occupations, ManufacturingGPS Employer Survey 2018.

Track trends on wages within your sub-sector!

For firms to compare themselves and track trends on wages within their sub-sectors, custom reports are available for 70+ key occupations specifically related to following sub-sectors (NAICS 31-33):

  • Aerospace                                                       
  • Motor Vehicle and Parts
  • Chemical, Petroleum, and Coal                      
  • Non-metallic Mineral
  • Computers and Appliances                             
  • Plastic and Rubber
  • Fabricated Metal                                            
  • Primary Metal
  • Food and Beverage                                         
  • Printing and Related Support Activities
  • Furniture                                                         
  • Textiles and Related Products
  • Machinery                                                       
  • Wood and Paper

To get involved, all you have to do is participate in a short employer survey

The GPS employer survey can be done over the phone or online. Once your GPS survey is completed – you will receive instant access to all ManufacturingGPS Benchmarking Reports. 

If your company would like to be considered as one of the participating organizations, please contact: – and a GPS representative will contact you or register online,

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